HC Deb 06 July 1964 vol 698 cc14-5W
Mr. K. Robinson

asked the Minister of Health how many Commonwealth immigrants were working in the hospital service as doctors, as nursing staff, and as auxiliary staff, at the latest date for which figures are available; and what approximate percentages of each category they represent.

Mr. Barber

At 31st December, 1963, 10,588 or about 16 per cent. of student and pupil nurses in hospitals in England and Wales were from Commonwealth countries. Otherwise the information is not available.

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