HC Deb 02 March 1987 vol 111 c500W
Mr. Ron Davies

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, pursuant to his answer of Wednesday 25 February, how many hospital beds are available in National Health Service hospitals in England at the latest available date; how many were available as an average for 1979; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Currie

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Battersea (Mr. Dubs) on 10 February 1987 at columns201–204.