§ Sir Richard Body
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the ratio of dentists to population in the area of each health authority in the East Midlands. 
§ Mr. Milburn
The information requested is given in the table.
General Dental Service: population per dentist on health authority lists at 31 December 1997. Trent Regional (East Midlands) Health Authority Number of persons per dentist on health authority lists Barnsley 3,607 South Humber 4,264 Doncaster 3,172 Leicestershire 3,526 Lincolnshire 4,631 North Derbyshire 3,673 North Nottinghamshire 3,799 Nottingham 3,007 Rotherham 3,596 Sheffield 2,914 South Derbyshire 3,348