HC Deb 11 November 1943 vol 393 c1306W
Mr. A. Edwards

asked the Minister of Health what percentage of infants born was vaccinated in 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941, and what percentage was exempted from vaccination.

Mr. E. Brown

The information for which my hon. Friend asks is as follows:

England and Wales.
Percentage of infants born who were
Vaccinated. Exempted from Vaccination (conscientious objections).
1938 34.0 50.9
1939 32.1 48.9
1940 31.5 45.5
1941 35.0 41.7

Mr. Edwards

asked the Minister of Health how many deaths from vaccinia, vaccination, post-vaccinal encephalitis or other complications of vaccination were recorded in the years 1941 and 1942; and what were the ages of the victims?

Mr. Brown

The information desired by my hon. Friend is as follows: