HC Deb 14 March 1984 vol 56 cc191-2W
Mr. Parry

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people have died in Liverpool and Merseyside from the effects of solvent abuse in each of the past five years to the latest available date.

Mr. John Patten

Exact figures of deaths associated with solvent abuse are not available but since 1979 there have been four deaths in Liverpool and one death elsewhere in Merseyside where solvent abuse may have been involved.

Age Male Female
45 to 65 22
45 to 60 19
Over 60/65 0 0
Not recorded 4 3