HC Deb 24 February 1971 vol 812 cc132-3W
44. Mr. Adam Hunter

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many old and retired people died of malnutrition in Scotland in the years 1969 to 1970; and if he will state the circumstances in each case.

Mr. Edward Taylor

Deaths of old and retired persons from malnutrition in the period numbered 26. The detailed circumstances in each case are not easily available.