HC Deb 30 April 1991 vol 190 c109W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many opticians were registered in Wales in March 1989.

Mr. Nicholas Bennett

There were 478 opticians on contract to Welsh FHSAs on 31 December 1989. Of these, 435 were ophthalmic opticians and 43 ophthalmic medical practitioners.