§ Lembit Öpik
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many ambulances have been involved in road traffic accidents in the last two years in England; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
The number of ambulances involved in road traffic accidents in England in the last two years available is shown below. Information for 2003 is not yet available.
Number of ambulances1 involved in road accidents: England: 2001–2002 Year Number Vehicles 2001 307 2002 295 1Vehicles with body type "ambulance". Body type is only known for 70–80 per cent. of the vehicle records in the Road Accidents Database.