§ 96. Mr. John Greenway
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent discussions he has held with the British Dental Association about the future for general dental practitioners' services.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
I met the general dental services committee of the British Dental Association on 12 July, when we agreed that the new contract for general dental practitioners would be introduced on 1 October, and that the proposals were in the best interests of patients, dentists and dentistry.