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Speech Therapists

Volume 24: debated on Wednesday 26 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many Welsh-speaking speech therapists there

Redundancies reported as due to occur
SIC OrderIndustryWolverhampton travel-to-work areaWest Midlands
IAgriculture, Forestry, Fishing6958
IIMining and Quarrying13278182
IIIFood, Drink and Tobacco2375232,2892,214
IVCoal and Petroleum Products34159
VChemicals and Allied Industries66303716740777
VIMetal Manufacture2,1232,6366743,8668,0976,866

are in each of the area health authorities in Wales; what were the corresponding figures for the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

The number of Welsh-speaking speech therapists employed in Wales in 1978 and 1982 is set out in the following table. Information in respect of the intervening years is not available. These figures show an encouraging increase in the number of Welsh-speaking speech therapists.

Health Authority19781982
East Dyfed Pembrokeshire23
Mid Glamorgan11
South Glamorgan32
West Glamorgan12
Wales Total819