HC Deb 27 February 2003 vol 400 cc706-7W
Mr. Burns

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many children under the age of five years received immunisation against(a) polio, (b) pertussis, (c) tetanus, (d) diphtheria and (e) MMR in (i) the last year for which figures are available, (ii) the previous 12 months and (iii) 1996. [97811]

Ms Blears

Information about coverage rates for children who have completed primary immunisation courses against polio, pertussis, tetanus and diphtheria by their first and second birthday and MMR by their second birthday for the years 1996–97, 2000–01 and 2001–02 are shown in table 1.

Information about booster and second MMR immunisations by age five is shown in table 2.