§ Mrs. McCurley
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what capital allocations he has made to health boards for 1987–88.
§ Mr. John MacKay
My right hon. and learned Friend has allocated £107.82 million to health boards to meet their gross capital expenditure commitments on hospital and community health services in 1987–88. This includes £21 million specifically for the improvement and upgrading of the NHS estate. In addition, a further £5 million will be made available for projects not specifically allocated to individual health boards.
The allocations to individual health boards are as follows:
Health boards Capital allocation (£ million) Argyll and Clyde 8.599 Ayrshire and Arran 9.157 Borders 7.577 Dumfries and Galloway 1.785 Fife 3.670 Forth Valley 9.078 Grampian 7.126 Greater Glasgow 19.572 Highland 5.913 Lanarkshire 7.852 Lothian 18.529 Orkney 1.092 Shetland 0.891 Tayside 6.360 Western Isles 0.619 Total 107.820