§ Mr. Redmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will give a breakdown of figures within the Trent regional health authority for the latest year that he has figures for food poisoning according to numbers and types of cases associated with(a) fish, (b) meat,(c) vegetables, (d) eggs and (e) other foods; and if he will give figures for each district health authority.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
The information is not available centrally in precisely the form requested.
The table gives the total number of notifications of food poisoning for Trent regional health authority by county for 1987, the latest year for which figures are available. No information is available centrally on the cause of infection.
Number Lincolnshire 227 Leicestershire 327 Nottinghamshire 621 Derbyshire 400 South Yorkshire 674 Total Trent RHA 2,249