§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if, for each consultant surgeon in receipt of a merit award, he will give statistical information on(a) the level A + A, B and C, (b) their average waiting time for in-patient treatment, (c) the length of their waiting list for in-patient treatment, and (d) their average waiting time for an out-patient appointment.430W
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
No. The names of award holders are confidential, subject only to their being available in confidence to consultants generally within their board on request to the chief administrative medical officer.