HC Deb 01 May 1990 vol 171 cc507-8W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has as to the number of(a) twins, (b) triplets, (c) quadruplets, (d) quintuplets and (e) sextuplets, born in Scotland in 1989; and what was the total number of maternities in that year.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The information is as follows:s

Multiple births, (live and still) and maternities leading to live or stillbirths, Scotland 1989, provisional figures
Twins 677
Triplets 13
Quadruplets 2
Quintuplets 0
Sextuplets 0
Total maternities 63,090