§ 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 Thousands Years England and Wales England 1983 425 407 1984 410 392 1985 434 414 1986 500 476