§ Mr. Dempsey
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total population of the Greater Glasgow Health Board and the Lanarkshire Area Health Board areas, respectively; and how many consultants are employed by each area board.
§ Mr. Harry Ewing
At 30th June 1975 the estimated populations within the areas of the Greater Glasgow and Lanarkshire Health Boards were 1,105,645 and 565,488 respectively. At 30th September 1976, according to the provisional figures at present available, the Greater Glasgow Health Board employed the whole-time equivalent of 500.3 medical and dental consultants and the Lanarkshire Health Board 89.3.