To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services which health districts in England have a higher proportion of their population over the age of 65 years than Eastbourne; and which health districts have a lower resource allocation working party target position than Eastbourne.
[holding answer 30 November 1987]: The Hastings and Worthing health districts both had a higher proportion of their population over the age of 65 than Eastbourne in 1986 (the latest available population estimate). The detailed figures are as follows:
|Proportion of population over 65|
|Males per cent.||Females per cent.||Persons per cent.|