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Infant Mortality

Volume 960: debated on Friday 15 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list for each year since 1948 the number of (a)legitimate, (b)illegitimate babies who were stillborn or died in the first week of life or died within the first year of life.

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 15th December 1978; Vol. 960, c. 452], gave the following information:The numbers of England and Wales are as follows: