§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list, by region and area or district, all the hospitals whose closure he or his predecessors have authorised since May 1979.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
[pursuant to his reply, 23 November 1983, c. 198]: The information is set out in the following tables.511W
Region and area/district Hospital Date approved SOUTH WESTERN Frenchay Wendover Maternity August 1983 MERSEY Wirral Victoria Central Hospital Surgical Unit January 1981 Wirral Leasowe January 1981 Wirral Cleaver June 1983 Chester Barrowmore May 1982 QUEEN CHARLOTTE'S BOARD OF GOVERNORS Queen Charlotte's Convalescent Home November 1983
Table 2 Part hospital closures approved by Ministers since May 1979 Region and Area/District Hospital Date approved NORTHERN Cleveland North Tees District General July 1981 YORKSHIRE Humberside Withernsea June 1981 Wakefield Stanley Royd November 1981 TRENT Lincolnshire Skegness and District May 1981 EAST ANGLIA Peterborough Bourne (Reduction in Accident and Emergency Services) April 1983 NORTH EAST THAMES Camden and Islington Royal Northern;Accident and Emergency Department April 1982 Essex St. Margarets April 1981 NORTH WEST THAMES Ealing Hammersmith and Hounslow West Middlesex October 1980 Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster St. Mary's Harrow Road September 1981 Ealing Hammersmith and Hounslow West Middlesex October 1981 SOUTH EAST THAMES Greenwich and Bexley Queen Mary's October 1981 Maidstone Preston Hall January 1983 WEST MIDLANDS Hereford and Worcestershire Kidderminster General May 1982 MERSEY Macclesfield Congleton War Memorial; Maternity Unit July 1983 Wirral Clatterbridge; Accident and Emergency Department January 1981