§ Mr. Pendry
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many (a) ancillary staff, (b) maintenance staff, (c) ambulance staff and (d) nurses and midwives were working in the National Health Service for each year since 1975 expressed in absolute numbers and as a percentage of total National Health Service staff.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
Whole-time equivalents for each of the required staff groups are given in the following table, expressed as numbers and as percentages of the total:
§ Mr. Nicholas Edwards
The consultation paper "Review of the Local Authority Capital Expenditure Control System in England and Wales" is being sent to local authorities and other interested organisations today. Copies have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.