Provisional figures released by the Health Protection Agency for 2006 show that cases of tuberculosis in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have increased 2 per cent from 8,008 cases reported in 2005 to 8,171 in 2006.

London continues to account for the highest proportion of cases (42 per cent), but provisional figures show there has been a decrease from 3,541 in 2005 to 3,445 in 2006.

Read the figures here

Provisional figures released by the Health Protection Agency for 2006 show that cases of tuberculosis in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have increased 2 per cent from 8,008 cases reported in 2005 to 8,171 in 2006.

London continues to account for the highest proportion of cases (42 per cent), but provisional figures show there has been a decrease from 3,541 in 2005 to 3,445 in 2006.

Read the figures here