HC Deb 15 June 1981 vol 6 c267W
Mr. Davis

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many male sterilisations were done in family planning clinics during each of the last five years.

Sir George Young

That latest available information on the number of vasectomies carried out in NHS family planning clinics in England is as follows:

1975 16,613
1976 17,094
1977 16,883
1978 17,488
1979 15,696