HC Deb 23 June 2003 vol 407 c575W
Mr. Ruffley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average waiting time for an NHS dental appointment was in(a) Suffolk, (b) Norfolk, (c) Cambridgeshire, (d) Essex, (e) Bury St. Edmunds and (f) England in the last year for which figures are available. [120414]

Dr. Ladyman

Dentists working in the general dental service (GDS) are independent contractors and, as such, information is not held centrally on waiting times for GDS dental appointments.