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Birth Statistics

Volume 22: debated on Thursday 29 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list for each of the last 15 years the percentage of births to mothers born outside the United Kingdom for each (a) London borough and (b) non-London borough where the figure is 25 per cent. or more; if he will set out the figures in descending percentage order; and if he will give the overall percentage for London.

Annual information on numbers of births occurring to mothers born outside the United Kingdom, according to the local authority area of the mother's residence, for the period 1969, when such information first became available, to 1980 can he found in the volume "Birth Statistics", references FM1 Nos. 1 to 7, published by HMSO. Copies of these volumes are in the Library. Information in respect of 1981 is not yet available.