§ Mr. Allan Stewart
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, further to the answer given by the hon. Member for Stirling (Mr. Forsyth) to the hon. Member for Eastwood on Friday 9 December,Official Report, column 372-33, what information he has received from the Greater Glasgow health board concerning the allegations made to the board on the utilisation of pacemakers.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
[holding answer 19 December 1988]: I have had inquiries made of Greater Glasgow health board about the allegations over the improper use of pacemakers made by the hon. Member for Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Mr. Galbraith). I understand from the health board that the allegations are without foundation and that the hon. Member for Strathkelvin and Bearsden has yet to respond to the health board's request for him to apologise.