Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the largest population served by one health authority in Great Britain.
§ Mr. Freeman
West Midlands RHA (resident population 5,206.5 thousand) and Leicestershire DHA (885.5 thousand) were the largest regional and district health authorities respectively in England and Wales at mid-1988. In Scotland, the Greater Glasgow health board served a resident population of 939.2 thousand at the same date.