§ Mr. Galbraith
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the National Health Service per capita expenditure for each of the health boards in Scotland.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The information for 1985–86 is as follows:
Health Board Per capita (£) Argyll and Clyde 296.98 Ayrshire and Arran 274.41 Borders 284.82 Dumfries and Galloway 328.70 Fife 269.02 Forth Valley 321.47 Grampian 319.26 Greater Glasgow 460.55 Highland 347.89 Lanarkshire 275.16 Lothian 373.51 Orkney 279.26 Shetland 274.83 Tayside 409.10 Western Isles 313.36 Scotland 347.64
The expenditure figures used are taken from the annual accounts submitted to the Department by health boards and are net of charges retained by family practitioners.