To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on admissions to hospitals in the London Borough of Havering in the last year for which figures are available. 
The Department does not have data at borough level. However, Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals National Health Service Trust, the trust in the borough of Havering, had 57,825 elective admissions for 2002–03, a growth increase of 10.4 per cent. from 2001–02 and 37,730 non elective admissions for 2002–03, a growth increase of 1.1 per cent, from 2001–02. It should also be noted that this trust includes hospitals from outside the Havering area, notably the King George Hospital in Ilford.