§ Mrs Liddell
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Chief Executive of the Office for National Statistics. I have asked him to arrange for a reply to be given.
Letter from Tim Holt to Mr. Ronnie Fearn, dated 1 July 1997:The Chancellor of the Exchequer has asked me to reply, as Director of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), to your recent parliamentary question on the rate of cot deaths in England and Wales.The information for 1994 and 1995 is available in ONS Monitor Series DH3 96/2 Sudden infant deaths, 1991–1995. This publication is available in the House of Commons Library. Information for 1996 will be published in August 1997.