§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the number of general practitioner practices in Wales as at 1 April 1996, which were(a) total fundholding, (b) conventional fundholdings and (c) community fundholding; how many patients in total were covered by each category of GP; and what proportion this represented of the total patient population. 
§ Mr. Hague
As at 1 April 1996, in Wales, there were:
- (a) Four Total Purchasing Pilot Projects involving 14 practices' with a combined list of 130,251 (4.44 per cent. of the population);
- (b) 197 Standard Fundholding practices with a combined list of 1,424,535 (48.54 per cent. of the population); and
- (c) 13 community Fundholding practices with a combined list of 39,876 (1.4 per cent. of the population).
1 These practices are included in, not additional to, those in sub-para b).