§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many (i) men, (ii) women and (iii) children there were on the NHS waiting lists in Wales at the latest available date. 
§ Mr. Win Griffiths
Waiting list information in Wales is not available separately for men, women and children. Welsh health authorities reported that on 31 January 1998 there were 180,100 Welsh residents waiting for an out-patient appointment, and 70,100 Welsh residents waiting for in-patient or day case treatment.