HC Deb 07 May 1956 vol 552 c816
26. Mr. Gower

asked the Minister of Health the number of people on the waiting lists of Welsh hospitals at the last convenient date; and how this figure compares with the figures for a year ago and five years ago

Mr. Turton

The number of people on waiting lists at Welsh hospitals on 31st December, 1955, was 32,544. Comparable figures for 1954 and 1950 were 34,116 and 37,531, respectively