§ BARONESS WOOTTON OF ABINGER
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What proportion of total live births in each of the past five years were illegitimate, and what proportion were born in the first eight months of marriage.
§ BARONESS SEROTA
The figures for England and Wales are as follows:46WA
Illegitimate live births as a percentage of total live births Live births* to women married less than eight months as a percentage of total live births 1964 7.2 7.8 1965 7.7 8.2 1966 7.9 8.4 1967 8.4 8.9 1968 8.5 9.1 * Legitimate live births to women married only once.
House adjourned at twenty-five minutes past four o'clock.