§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the number of GPs, GP practices and patients covered by community fundholding as at 1 April 1996; and what proportion each figure is of the total numbers of GPs, practices and patient population. 
§ Mr. Malone
The information is shown in the table.
Community Percentage of total General Practitioners 960 4 Practices 419 5 Patients 1.8 million 4
Community fundholding data from regional offices as at 1 April 1996. Data about all GPs from October 1995 GP Census.