§ Mr. Field
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the percentage of live and stillborn births in the United Kingdom, where birth weight was(a) under 2,500 grammes and (b) under 3,000 grammes in each of the past five years. 
§ Ms Hewitt
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Director of the Office for National Statistics. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Tim Holt to Mr. Frank Field, dated 15 April 1999
As Director of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), I have been asked to reply to your recent parliamentary question on births.
The information requested is shown in the attached table.