§ Tim Loughton
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many specialist tuberculosis nurses were employed in(a) the NHS and (b) each health authority in London last year. 
§ Ms Blears
The number of specialist tuberculosis nurses employed in the national health service is not held centrally.
London is broken down by five sectors. The number of TB nurses in each sector is shown in the table.
Sector Number of nurses North West 22 North Central 13.5 North East 19 South East 12 South West 6