§ David Davis
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many nurses work in hospitals in the East Riding of Yorkshire; and how many of them are employed from an agency. 
§ Jacqui Smith
On 12 February 2003, the following number of nurses were employed by Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Nurses Headcount Whole time equivalent Qualified 2,230 1,927.8 Unqualified 894 737.9
There is no record of the number of agency staff employed.
Source of information:
Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust