§ Mr. Harold Walker
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the ratio of hospital beds to population in the Doncaster area; how this compares with the national average; and how it compares with the ratio in 1964.
§ Mr. Alison
6.5 per 1,000 population in 1969 compared with 9.4 for England and Wales. In 1964 the ratios were 5.4 and 10.0.