§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many cancer cases diagnosed among people living in Gwynedd were analysed by the various indentifiable categories of cancers for the latest available period; and if he will publish corresponding figures for five, 10, 15 and 20 years previously.
§ Mr. Gwilym Jones
The latest available data on cancer registrations in Wales are for 1988 and are published at health authority level in table 9.03 of "Health and Personal Social Services Statistics for Wales, No 19, 1992". Reliable data on cancer registrations in Wales are available only from 1974. Data for Gwynedd for 1974 to 1983 are contained in table 2.8 of "Cancer Registration in Wales: 1974–84". Data for 1984 to 1986 are contained in table 1 of "Cancer Registration in Wales: 1984–86". Each of the above publications is available from the Library of the House.