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Autism: Durham

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 3 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) schoolchildren and (b) adults have been diagnosed with autism in (i) County Durham and (ii) Easington constituency; and if he will make a statement. (260179)

This information is not collected centrally. It is the responsibility of primary care trusts to plan, develop and improve services according to the healthcare needs of their local populations, and this includes services for people with autism.