To ask the Secretary of State for Health what are the latest available figures for (a) registered disabled, (b) registered blind people and (c) people in residential nursing homes in the parliamentary constituency of Christchurch.
Information is not available in the form requested. The latest available figures for registered disabled and registered blind people are published by local authority in "Register of Physically Disabled Persons (General Classes) at 31 March 1990, England" and "Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People at 31 March 1991, England". The centrally available information on nursing homes is the number of available beds and is published in "Private Hospitals, Homes and Clinics registered under section 23 of the Registered Homes Act 1984, at 31 March 1991, England". Copies of the publications are available in the Library.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the latest estimate by the Registrar General of Populations of those aged 17 years and over, plus 63 per cent. of those aged 16 years, for the district council area that includes the parliamentary constituency of Christchurch, together with the equivalent year's electoral registration figures, expressed as a percentage of these population estimates.
There are 72,211 parliamentary electors on the 1993 register for the Christchurch constituency. Population estimates are not available for parliamentary constituencies. The Christchurch parliamentary constituency comprises almost all—99·5 per cent.—of the parliamentary electors of Christchurch district part—56·7 per cent.—of the electors of West Dorset district and a very small part of—0·02 per cent.—of the electors of New
|Table 1: Average annual cost per whole time equivalent at current prices|
|Senior house officer||20·1||22·0||23·8||24·5||27·1||29·8|
|Medical laboratory scientific officer||10·9||10·7||12·8||16·2||16·4||17·2|
|Table 2: Average annual cost per whole time equivalent at 1986–87 prices|
|Senior house officer||20·1||20·3||19·8||19·2||19·5||19·5|
|Medical laboratory scientific officer||10·9||10·7||10·7||12·7||11·9||11·3|
|1 No comparable figures are available for the period 1986–87 to 1989–90.|
|2 Includes expenditure for all ambulance staff as cost for an ambulance driver not available separately.|
|3 Fall in ambulance staff figure probably due to ambulancemen strike.|
|4 Includes expenditure for all ancillary staff as cost for a porter and a cleaner not available separately.|
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will publish details of the numbers of health service directly employed staff by main staff group each year from 1987 to 1992; and if she will give the changes between each year and over the whole period in numbers and percentages.
Forest district. The latest population estimates available relate to mid-1991. The estimates for residents aged 17 and over, plus 63 per cent. of those aged 16, at that date are 35,000 in the whole of Christchurch district, 70,800 in the whole of West Dorset district and 130,900 in the whole of New Forest district.