HC Deb 23 April 1986 vol 96 c160W
Mr. Ron Davies

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the current size of the waiting list for treatment of all kinds in Welsh hospitals; and how this figure compares with those for April 1983 and April 1979.

Mr. Mark Robinson

Waiting list figures are not available for the months requested, but the following table gives the nearest equivalent figures:

In-patient Out-patient
31 March 1979 37,955 56,540
31 March 1983 38,735 64,079
30 September 1985 41,212 88,608