§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made towards the target for extra hospital beds in the NHS. 
Primary care trusts Locations served Wave IA Approvals Salford PCT Lower Kersal and Charlestown Central Manchester on behalf of Central. North and South Manchester PCTs Ancoats, Blackley, Cheetham, Clayton, Newton Heath, (North Manchester) Burnage, Chorlton, Wythenshawe (South Manchester), Ardwick, Chorlton, Gorton, Levenshulme, Rusholme, Whalley Range (Central Manchester) Northumberland PCT Belford Wave IB Approvals Northumberland Care Trust Berwick-on-Tweed Lambeth PCT Across PCT Southwark PCT Across PCT Lewisham PCT Across PCT Camden PCT Somers Town Trafford North PCT Lostock St. Helens PCT St. Helens Blackpool PCT Across PCT Harrow PCT Stanmore South Wandsworth PCT Fairfield Ward Chesterfield PCT Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Royal Hospital NHS Trust
§ Mr. Hutton
The latest available statistics for 2002–03 showed that general and acute beds increased by 1,600 to 136,679 over the previous three years. This represents 75 per cent. of the target set out in the NHS Plan.