HC Deb 08 April 1963 vol 675 c111W
Mrs. Butler

asked the Minister of Health what is his estimate of the number of mothers in the Greater London area who applied for maternity beds in the last 12 months, and who were refused accommodation because of the shortage of them.

Mr. Braine

I have no means of estimating, but the number cannot be large, since about 83 per cent. of all the births were in hospital.

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