HC Deb 05 June 1990 vol 173 c578W
Mr Robin Cook

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the level of his Department's funding, in cash and constant prices, of expenditure by general practitioners on practice staff and premises in each year since 1979.

Mr Kenneth Clarke

The information requested is in the following table and shows that annual public expenditure on these items has almost trebled in real terms over the period.