HC Deb 09 January 2001 vol 360 cc525-6W
12. Mr. Robathan

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the current state of hospital bed provision in Leicestershire. [142907]

Under Council Regulation (EC) No. 2742/1999 of 17 December 1999, quota for 20 stocks may be carried over from 2000 to 2001 and quota for 63 stocks may be brought forward from 2001 to 2000. The United Kingdom has not borrowed any quota from 2001 but has applied to carry over quota from 2000 for a number of stocks on behalf of producer organisations, the non sector and under 10 metre fleet as follows:

Yvette Cooper

The Government gave the Health and Social Care community in the county an additional £2.7 million this year specifically to help ease winter pressures. Compared to last winter, Leicestershire now has 21 more general and acute beds, 21 more intermediate care beds and three extra critical care beds.

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