§ Mr. Adam Hunter
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what number of persons over retirement age died in Scotland as a result of malnutrition in the year 1969; and if he will state the circumstances in each case.285W
§ Mr. Gordon Campbell
Deaths from malnutrition of persons of retirement age numbered nine in 1969. The only information which is readily available about their circumstances relates to their marital status; five were widowed—3 males and 2 females—and four were single—2 males and 2 females.