§ Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what was the number of deaths in each year from 1988 to 1991 attributable to skin cancer in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Gwilym Jones
The number of registered deaths to residents of Wales in each year from 1988 to 1991 where the underlying cause of death was skin cancer are shown in the following table:1008W
Malignant melanoma of skin (ICD 172) Other malignant neoplasm of skin (ICD 173) 1988 47 36 1989 65 29 1990 75 30 1991 75 29
Source: Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.