§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the hospital bed complement within the National Health Service in each of the past five years.
§ Mr. John MacKay
The information requested is as follows:
Year ending 30 September Bed complement 1978 61,986 1979 61,053 1980 60,706 1981 60,397 1982* 60,000 * The most recent year for which figures are available.