§ 17. Mr. Jacques Arnold
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the average number of patients on each family doctor's list(a) in 1979 and (b) in the latest year for which figures are available.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
At 1 October 1979, the average number of patients on family doctors' lists in England was 2,286; the figure for 1 October 1992 is 1,922.