§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what has been(a) the percentage change of accident and emergency treatments and (b) the total number for each region in each of the last three years. 
§ Mr. Sackville
The information on activity in accident and emergency departments is for new attendances and total attendances. Regional information for each of the last three years is published in table 8 of "Outpatients and Ward attenders, England, Financial Year 1993–94", copies of which are available in the Library.