§ Mr. Hastings
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many doctors are employed under Part IV of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act, 1947; and what is the approximate average salary per year for each for this service.190W
§ Mr. J. Stuart
The average number of principals providing medical services under Part IV of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act, 1947, in the year ended 31st March, 1951, was 2,415. Their total remuneration before deduction of superannuation contributions (but excluding the Exchequer superannuation contribution of £253,299) was £5,220,544. This represents an average of £2,162 per doctor.