HC Deb 04 December 1987 vol 123 cc756-7W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the cost of merit awards to National Health Service consultants in the last year for which figures are available.

Mr. Newton

I refer the hon. Member to my reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Darlington (Mr. Fallon) on 24 November at column163.