Dentists, Essex

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th July 1959.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton 12:00 am, 20th July 1959

asked the Minister of Health what is the estimated shortage of dentists in the County of Essex and, in particular, in the Borough of Leyton.

Photo of Mr Richard Thompson Mr Richard Thompson , Croydon South

I regret that no such estimate is available.

Photo of Mr Reginald Sorensen Mr Reginald Sorensen , Leyton

Will the hon. Gentleman take steps to get the information, because it is of some public importance and significance?

Photo of Mr Richard Thompson Mr Richard Thompson , Croydon South

I am bound to say that I understand that the Essex Executive Council has received very few complaints indeed of the effect of any shortage of dentists in Essex or in Leyton, in particular.