HC Deb 16 February 1989 vol 147 c294W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many qualified health visitors there were in post in Wales at 31 December 1988, on the most recent date for which the information is available; and, of those, how many were identified by the local health authority as being with a Welsh-speaking ability.

Mr. Grist

As at 31 December 1988, 659 (576 whole-time equivalent) health visitors were in post in the National Health Service in Wales. Information on the Welsh-speaking ability of these staff is not available centrally.