§ Mr. C. Hughes
asked the Minister of Health to give the figures of the incidence of tuberculosis in England and Wales, respectively; and the number of persons suffering from tuberculosis who are awaiting admission to sanatoria in each of the two countries.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
In 1953 the number of primary notifications of new cases of tuberculosis (all forms) per million population was 1,041 for England and 1,289 for Wales. At 31st December, 1953, the number of persons on clinic registers awaiting admission to sanatoria was 4,322 for England and 660 for Wales.