§ 15. Mr. Anthony Coombs
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what has been the change in the number of general practitioners between 1979 and the latest year for which figures are available.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
Between 1 October 1979 and 1 October 1990 the number of general practitioners in England (1990 figures are provisional) increased by 4,267—an increase of 20 per cent.