HC Deb 28 January 1964 vol 688 c42W
Mr. Gourlay

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many members of each hospital board of management in the area of the South-Eastern Regional Hospital Board are over the age of 70 and 80 years respectively; and what is the average length of service of each group.

Mr. Noble

The number of board of management members in these age groups is as follow:

Board of Management Number of Members
70–79 years Over 80 years
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Associated Hospitals 2
Edinburgh Northern Hospitals 2
Edinburgh Central Hospitals 3
Edinburgh Southern Hospitals
Edinburgh Royal Victoria and Associated Hospitals 1
Astley Ainslie, Edenhall and Associated Hospitals 2
Royal Edinburgh Hospital 3
West Fife Hospitals 1
East Fife Hospitals 1
Stratheden and Associated Hospitals 1 1
West Lothian (Bangour) Hospitals 1
Gogarburn Hospital 1
East Lothian Hospital 1
Scottish Borders Hospitals 4
Dingleton Hospital
Total 23 1

The average length of service of the members over 70 years of age is nine years; the member over 80 years of age has served 15 years.

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