HC Deb 01 March 2000 vol 345 c323W
Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of practising midwives are aged under 30 in(a) England, (b) the North-west Region and (c) North Cheshire Health Authority. [111817]

Mr. Denham

The information requested is shown in the table.

NHS Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS): All

registered midwives by ageband, within the north- west region,

north Cheshire health authority and in England as at

30 September 1998

Under 30 30 and over
England total 11 89
North-west region 9 91
North Cheshire HA 7 93


1. Percentages are calculated from figures expressed as whole-time equivalents

2. Figures exclude learners and agency staff


Department of Health Non-Medical Workforce Census