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Emergency Calls: Ambulance Services

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average time taken to respond to an emergency telephone call by the ambulance service was in (a) England, (b) London and (c) each London borough in each year since 1997. (166941)

The information requested is not collected centrally.

The ambulance response time data that are collected, and which include the number of emergency calls received by ambulance trusts across England and their performances against the targets set, are published annually. The latest statistical bulletin, ‘Ambulance Services, England, 2006-07’ was published in June 2007. A copy is available in the Library.