§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what powers he has to alter the rules which apply to the appointment of consultants and senior registrars in the National Health Service in Wales.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
Regulations for the appointment of consultants in Wales are laid down by statutory instrument under section 12 of and paragraph 10 of schedule 5 to the National Health Service Act 1977. There are no statutory regulations governing the appointment of senior registrars.