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General Dental Council

Question for Department of Health

UIN 225026, tabled on 23 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the practice of the General Dental Council in reporting possible breaches of the law by its registrants to the appropriate authorities; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

2 March 2015

The General Dental Council is an independent body and responsible for matters concerning the discharge of its statutory duties which would include reporting possible breaches of the law by its registrants to the appropriate authorities where sufficient evidence or concern to support the claim has been provided.