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Tuberculosis

Volume 447: debated on Tuesday 13 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases of tuberculosis there have been in each London borough in each of the last five years. (75621)

The information requested is shown in the table.

Cases of tuberculosis in each London borough, 2000-04

Local authority

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Barking and Dagenham

39

30

35

42

43

Barnet

87

79

103

102

94

Bexley

14

17

21

25

29

Brent

221

229

204

217

233

Bromley

23

18

24

31

28

Camden

67

93

117

106

77

City of London

2

4

1

2

2

Croydon

96

96

108

113

119

Ealing

215

191

197

187

256

Enfield

78

94

80

97

96

Greenwich

49

69

73

72

88

Hackney

130

137

143

155

155

Hammersmith and Fulham

84

80

82

64

69

Haringey

136

152

139

127

149

Harrow

93

101

115

115

99

Havering

30

17

19

13

12

Hillingdon

71

95

95

116

118

Hounslow

81

127

121

98

117

Islington

84

87

105

94

89

Kensington and Chelsea

46

41

30

51

48

Kingston-upon-Thames

11

16

18

19

23

Lambeth

108

135

159

155

127

Lewisham

62

73

91

79

77

Merton

43

35

54

40

62

Newham

245

210

215

246

242

Redbridge

89

92

92

110

111

Richmond-upon-Thames

9

11

14

12

12

Southwark

84

103

106

101

133

Sutton

11

17

31

30

23

Tower Hamlets

89

69

123

146

118

Waltham Forest

90

69

103

99

99

Wandsworth

62

51

93

96

96

Westminster, City of

89

76

75

89

85

Missing

3

3

0

0

0

Total

2,641

2,717

2,986

3,049

3,129

Notes:

Data as at 6 June 2006.

Data on 2005 cases are not yet available.

Source:

Health Protection Agency enhanced tuberculosis surveillance scheme.