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Health Authorities

Volume 170: debated on Thursday 19 April 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the largest population served by one health authority in Great Britain.

West Midlands RHA (resident population 5,206·5 thousand) and Leicestershire DHA (885·5 thousand) were the largest regional and district health authorities respectively in England and Wales at mid-1988. In Scotland, the Greater Glasgow health board served a resident population of 939·2 thousand at the same date.