§ Mr. Steen
To ask the Secretary of State Health (1) how many staff are employed to assess eligibility for free prescriptions, dental work, eye tests and spectacle vouchers for students; and at what annual cost; 
(2) what is the estimated cost of extending free prescriptions, dental work, eye tests and spectacle vouchers to (a) all students within higher education and (b) all students entitled to a full student grant. 124W
§ Mr. Malone
Claims for entitlement to spectacle vouchers, free national health service prescriptions, dental treatment and sight tests under the NHS low-income scheme are assessed by the health benefits division of the Prescription Pricing Authority. Costs and staffing figures in respect of claims by students are not separately identified.