§ Mr. Cyril Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects the report of the committee of inquiry into the Paddington Day Hospital to be published; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Ennals
The committee of inquiry was set up by Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Area Health Authority (Teaching) which has decided not to publish the report. The authority issued a Press statement on 27th September, a copy of which I am sending to the hon. Member.
PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL WORK FORCE* IN RECEIPT OF CONTRIBUTORY AND NON-CONTRIBUTORY BENEFITS AT END OF YEAR (a) BECAUSE OF INCAPACITY FOR WORK AND (b) BECAUSE OF UNEMPLOYMENT Benefit received 1950 Per cent. 1960 Per cent. 1965 Per cent. 1970 Per cent. 1973 Per cent. 1975 Per cent. Sickness or invalidity benefit and/or supplementary benefit † 3.7 4.0 4.5 4.3 4.2 Unemployment benefit and/or supplementary benefit 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.8 2.0 2.7 * Average number of Class 1 and 2 contributors and persons receiving contribution credits. † Not available.