HC Deb 04 April 1989 vol 150 cc93-4W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the current average cost of purchase of an ambulance.

Mr. Freeman

Based on annual returns from all regional health authorities the average overall cost of purchase of first line ambulances in 1988–89, including VAT, was £21,568 for glass reinforced plastic vehicles and £20,291 for van conversions.