HC Deb 03 July 1985 vol 82 c176W
Ms. Clare Short

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his latest estimate of the number of pensioners who die of hypothermia each year.

Mr. John Patten

The numbers of deaths registered in 1984, of males aged 65 and over and females aged 60 and over with mention of hypothermia on the death certificate, were 165 and 312, respectively.