HC Deb 23 May 1985 vol 79 cc544-5W
Mr. Meadowcroft

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to the reply of 17 April, Official Report, column 215, if he will break down the figure of £170 million per annum cost to the National Health Service of diseases to which smoking is a major contributory factor into the cost of (a) inpatient treatment, (b) outpatient and inpatient treatment and (c) family practitioner services.

Mr. John Patten

I shall let the hon. Member have a reply as soon as possible.