HC Deb 26 May 1966 vol 729 c139W
Mr. Brian Parkyn

asked the Minister of Health how many home confinements and how many hospital confinements there have been in the Bedford constituency during each of the past five years; and how many of the latter were at the Bedford Hospital (North Wing).

Mr. K. Robinson

There are no such statistics available relating to the population of my hon. Friend's constituency, but at the Bedford General Hospital there were 1,583, 1,709, 1,834, 1,862 and 2,251 births respectively in the five years 1961 to 1965.