To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the total floor space being rented by community health councils. 
Ms Rosie Winter on
This information is not held centrally.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many community health councils there were in each year since 1997. 
Ms Rosie Winterton
Between 1997 and November 2003 there were 184 community health councils (CHCs). Three CHCs (Bassetlaw, Southern Derbyshire and Hounslow) were closed in November 2003. CHCs were abolished on 1 December 2003 and all CHC offices were closed on that date.