§ Mr. Paterson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many operations were cancelled in 2001 in the(a) Royal Shrewsbury, (b) Princess Royal, (c) Robert Jones and (d) Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic hospitals. 
§ Yvette Cooper
The information requested is shown in the table
Number of operations cancelled during 2001 in acute NHS trusts in Shropshire Hospital Number Royal Shrewsbury Hospital 423 Princess Royal Hospital 80 Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic and District Hospital1 67 1 Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital National Health Service Trust is one hospital.