HC Deb 20 May 1999 vol 331 cc423-4W
Mr. Fearn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what funding his Department has made available to cover the costs of overtime payments to National Health Service staff over the millennium celebration period; [84392]

Mr. Hutton

Deaths from lung cancer (ICD9 1621) in Greater London in 1998 are as follows:

2,239 males

1,378 females.

1 These are deaths that were registered in 1998 and certified with an underlying cause of death coded to 162 using the International Classification of Diseases Ninth Revision.

These figures were supplied by the Office for National Statistics.