§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the number of staff, by type, working in(a) the acute sector and (b) the community sector in each of the last three years. 
§ Mr. Malone
The information is not available in the form requested.
Information on the national health service work force is given in "The NHS Workforce in England 1982–1992" and "Health and Personal Social Services Statistics 1994", copies of which are available in the Library.761W
Information on staff directly employed by local authority social services departments is given in the annual publication, "Local Authority Social Services Statistics: Staff of Local Authority Social Services Departments", copies of which are in the Library. The latest edition gives data as at 30 September 1994.