HC Deb 05 November 1993 vol 231 c536W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pharmacies there are in Lancashire; and what representations she has received as to the viability of such pharmacies arising from the new payment formula.

Dr. Mawhinney

There were 301 pharmacies in Lancashire on 30 September 1993. Since April 1993, the Department has received a number of representations about community pharmacies, 13 of which have been from hon. Members and other interests in Lancashire.