§ Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many cases of cervical cancer there were in Scotland for the last five years in women of the following age groups: 18–24, 24–28, 28–32, 32–36, 36–40, 40–44, 44–48, 48–52 and 52–56 years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. John MacKay
Statistics are not collected in the precise form requested; but the following table shows for the years 1974 to 1979, inclusive, the information which is available on malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri and carcinoma in situ of the cervix uteri. The figures for 1979 are the latest availale and are provisional.