Is the right hon. and learned Gentleman aware that this is very satisfactory news because, for all practical purposes, the doctors in the National Health Service have blank cheques to an almost unlimited extent on public funds? It would be very useful to have some increase in their awareness of their financial responsibilities.
The actual curriculum is the responsibility of the universities concerned. As the hon. Gentleman may know, the question of the cost of prescribing is under consideration by the Committee at present sitting under the chairmanship of Sir Henry Hinchliffe.