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Sight Impaired: Gloucestershire

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his most recent estimate is of the number of people in (a) Forest of Dean constituency and (b) Gloucestershire who (i) have a visual impairment and (ii) are registered blind. (277224)

The information on the number of people in Forest of Dean constituency and Gloucestershire who have a visual impairment and are registered blind is not available in the format requested. Information is only available for councils with social services responsibilities. The number of people registered as blind and partially sighted in Gloucestershire council at 31 March 2008 was 1,530 and 1,885 respectively.