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Teenage Pregnancies

Treasury written question – answered on 16th May 2002.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox Shadow Secretary of State for Health

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many teenage pregnancies there were in each of the last five years in (a) Lambeth, (b) Southwark and (c) Lewisham.

Photo of Ruth Kelly Ruth Kelly Economic Secretary, HM Treasury

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.

Letter from Len Cook to Dr. Liam Fox, dated 16 May 2002

As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many teenage pregnancies there were in each of the last five years in (a) Lambeth (b) Southwark and (c) Lewisham. (56937)

Figures for the latest available five years, 1996–2000, are shown in the table below.

Under 18 conceptions for Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark LBs 1996–2000
Lambeth Lewisham Southwark
1996 374 305 315
1997 352 302 284
1998 365 319 318
1999 361 305 310
2000 357 275 314

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