HC Deb 20 February 1985 vol 73 c496W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, for the most recent 12-month period and for each year since 1979, what was the total number of bed-nights provided in each of his Department's 23 resettlement units.

Mr. Whitney

The total number of bed-nights provided in each of the Department's resettlement units since 1980 are in the table. No figures are available for 1979.

not included in the Government's limited list that are prescribed and dispensed at present by the local general practitioner on National Health Service prescriptions;

(2) what proposals he has to meet the situation of dispensing doctors who decide that, for clinical reasons, patients should be prescribed analgesics or laxatives not included on National Health Service prescription after the introduction of his limited drug list.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

We shall be announcing our proposals shortly.