HC Deb 27 June 1989 vol 155 cc431-2W
60. Sir Michael McNair-Wilson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the average number of patients per general practitioner at the current date; and what was the figure in 1979.

Mr. Mellor

The information is as follows:

England—Average list size
1 October 1979 2,286
1 October 1987 12,020
1 Latest available figure.