§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients have been removed from registration with their local general practitioner in each of the past five years. 
§ Mr. Malone
I refer the hon. Member to the reply that I gave to the hon. Member for Castle Point (Dr. Spink) and to the hon. Member for Darlington (Mr. Milburn) on 2 November 1995,Official Report, column 457.