HC Deb 02 December 1996 vol 286 c540W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what estimate he has made of the number of frail elderly people who will need a hospital bed in 2000; and if he will make a statement. [6288]

Mr. Gwilym Jones

Data on frail and elderly people are not collected centrally. Numbers of hospital beds needed in the future for the frail and elderly is planned for locally.