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Tuberculosis: Leeds

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many cases of tuberculosis there were in (a) Leeds and (b) Leeds, West constituency in each year since 1997. (168125)

I have been asked to reply.

The number of reported tuberculosis cases in the Leeds local authority since 1997 is as follows.

Number

1998

75

1999

77

2000

67

2001

94

2002

107

2003

79

2004

113

2005

111

2006

152

Note:

There are no data on the number of cases occurring in the Leeds West constituency, as this information is not collected on a constituency basis.

Source:

Health Protection Agency enhanced tuberculosis surveillance system.