HC Deb 01 December 1971 vol 827 c100W
47. Mr. Gourlay

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what the total amount paid in merit awards to consultants and others in the hospital service, in the financial years 1969 and 1970, respectively, and also the amount of the largest award paid and the number of recipients in each of the two years.

Mr. Monro

Merit awards are payable only to consultants: £953,970 was paid in 1969 and £1,211,007 in 1970; the largest awards were £5,275 in 1969 and £6,330 in 1970 and the numbers of recipients were 14 and 15 respectively.

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