§ Mr. Mason
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services (1) how many persons are awaiting admission to Barnsley district general hospital for hernia operations; and what is the average waiting time;
(2) if he will give the figures of the numbers of persons and the average waiting time of each operable illness and injury for the Barnsley district general hospital.
§ Mr. John Patten
The information requested is not available centrally. The right hon. Member may wish to write to the chairman of the Barnsley health authority who may be able to provide the information requested.