HC Deb 27 October 1988 vol 139 c345W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what was the amount of cash spent on speech therapy services in 1982 and in 1986–87; what is the percentage increase in real terms; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Grist

NHS expenditure on speech therapy services in Wales in 1982–83 was £909,500 and 1986–87 was £1,446,100. This represents an increase in real terms of 32.8 per cent. over the period.

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