HC Deb 18 December 1987 vol 124 c911W
Mr. Andrew Bowden

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children received the petussis whooping cough vaccine in each of the years 1983 to 1986; and what are the latest figures available for 1987.

Mrs. Currie

The information available is given in the table. Figures for the first quarter of 1987 are not yet available.

Completed primary courses of whooping cough vaccination Including multiple vaccines containing a whooping cough element
Years England and Wales England
1983 425 407
1984 410 392
1985 434 414
1986 500 476