HC Deb 24 July 1990 vol 177 c177W
Ms. Abbott

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the estimated saving to the Exchequer from the abolition of free eye tests in financial year 1989–90; and what is the estimate for 1990–91.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

The estimated saving for 1989–90, in England, is £70 million, and for 1990–91, is £90 million.