HC Deb 27 June 1989 vol 155 cc429-30W
41. Mr. Patnick

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many additional posts for consultants he estimates will be created over the next three years.

Mr. Mellor

We estimate that about 1,000 new medical and dental consultant posts will be created in England between 1989 and 1992, including the 100 posts announced in "Working for Patients".