HC Deb 09 February 1978 vol 943 c668W
Mr. Whitlock

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentage of all births to mothers resident in Nottingham take place in hospital; and how this compares with the national figure.

Mr. Moyle

Information for 1976—the latest year available—shows that 96 per cent. of all births to mothers usually resident in Nottingham county district took place in hospital. The corresponding figure for England and Wales as a whole was 97 per cent.