HC Deb 14 May 1975 vol 892 cc123-4W
Mr. Rifkind

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many pay beds there are in National Health Service hospitals in Scotland and in the private sector in Scotland, respectively.

Mr. Willliam ross

The maximamum number of pay beds currently available to private patients in the NHS hospitals in Scotland is 287. The number of beds in the private sector is not readily available.