HC Deb 18 March 1970 vol 798 cc138-9W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many additional new beds have been supplied in National Health Service hospitals since the introduction of the Service; and how many of these have been provided since December, 1964.

Mr. Ross

Between 5th July, 1948 and 31st December, 1969, 9,083 beds were provided in new or substantially converted buildings; of these, 4,332 have been provided since 31st December, 1964.