§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many suicides there were in each month in(a) England and (b) each region in each of the last six years. 1091W
§ Ruth Kelly
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Paul Burstow, dated 19 November 2003
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question concerning how many suicides there were in each month in a) England and b) each region in each of the last six years. (139867)
The most recent available mortality data are for the calendar year 2002. I will arrange for figures for each year from 1997 to 2002, by month and Government Office Region, to be placed in the House of Commons Library.