HC Deb 30 July 1982 vol 28 c844W
Mr. Hordern

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish a table showing the number of doctors, nurses, ancillary workers and administrators in 1950, 1960, 1970, and in each of the last five years to the latest convenient date.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The following is the information requested:

the latest convenient date, and the proportion that these services represented of the annual current expenditure of the National Health Service in each of these years.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The figures for the five years ending on 31 March 1981 are set out in the following table:

The cost of the family practitioner services has been excluded in calculating the percentages.