§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on the number of vacancies in medical posts in casualty units around the country. 
§ Mr. Malone
The available information is shown in the table.
Whole-time equivalent vacant posts not occupied by a locum in England as at 30 September 1993, accident and emergency, by grade Number Consultant 10 Staff grade 4 Senior registrar 2 Registrar 4 Senior house officer 4 Total 24
All figures are rounded to the nearest whole number.