§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many general practitioners earn more than £55,000 per annum in England and Wales.
§ Mr. Mellor
The remuneration arrangements for general medical practitioners are conducted on a GB basis and are designed to deliver fees and allowances on an average basis together with some expenses which are reimbursed directly to doctors incurring them. We do not have information centrally in the form requested.