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Correction to Written Answer

Volume 471: debated on Wednesday 30 January 2008

I regret that the answer given to the hon. Member for North-West Cambridgeshire (Shailesh Vara) on 13 December 2007 (Official Report, columns 891w-892w) was incorrect.

The Health Protection Agency has confirmed that the data they supplied on the numbers of individuals diagnosed with chlamydia within the national chlamydia screening programme in tables 7 to10 were incorrect and reflected the total number of screens undertaken rather than the total number of people diagnosed with chlamydia.

Copies of the revised tables have been placed in the Library of the House.