HC Deb 01 July 1993 vol 227 cc616-7W
Mr. Blunkett

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the average gross income of dentists in the year 1992–93.

Dr. Mawhinney

The average gross fee earnings of dentists in the dental rates study group (DRSG) population in 1992–93 in Great Britain was £86,020. In addition it is estimated that DRSG principals received on average some £2,000 by way of other "top-sliced" payments.