§ Mr. Leighton
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the reasons for the increase in the number of people on waiting lists for inpatient treatment in Newham district health authority rising from 1,289 on 30 September 1981 to 2,222 on 30 September 1982.
§ Mr. John Patten
Information requested is not available centrally and the hon. Member may like to approach the authority direct.