HC Deb 12 March 1982 vol 19 cc507-8W
Mr. Craigen

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the current share of resources to each area health board in Scotland; and, taking the total expenditure for 1980–81 as 100, if he will give the change in real terms for 1981–82.

Mr. Allan Stewart

Allocations are made to health boards for revenue and ordinary capital programme expenditure on the hospital and community health services. The respective share to each board of the total resources allocated to boards generally in the current year is:

Health Board Percentage share 1981–82
Argyll and Clyde 7.28
Ayrshire and Arran 4.71
Borders 1.40
Dumfries and Galloway 2.57
Fife 4.68
Forth Valley 4.60
Grampian 8.68
Greater Glasgow 27.22
Highland 3.70
Lanarkshire 8.07
Lothian 16.14
Orkney 0.26
Shetland 0.32
Tayside 9.90
Western Isles 0.47

Outturn expenditure figures for 1981–82 are not yet available. The total sum allocated to boards for revenue expenditure on the HCH is 1.56 per cent. higher in real terms in 1981–82 than in 1980–81; the estimate provision for expenditure on capital projects, including the major capital programme, is 3.2 per cent. higher.