HC Deb 15 July 1985 vol 83 c37W
Mr. Dewar

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proportion of the 1985 nurses' pay award in Scotland will be paid by the Scottish health boards from their current budget; and if he will express that proportion as a total amount.

Mr. Younger

The whole cost of this year's pay award to nursing staff in Scotland, approximately £28 million, will be met from health board's existing budgets.

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