HC Deb 27 June 1988 vol 136 cc73-4W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for each health board the total spending on care for the elderly with mental disability for each year since 1981. at 1981 prices.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The below shows health board's expenditure on elderly with mental disability in each year from 1981–2 to 1986–87.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The table shows health boards' expenditure on mental handicap in each year from 1981–82 to 1986–87.

Mr. Lang

My right hon. and learned Friend and I have frequent discussions with CBI Scotland on a range of industrial and economic issues. I look forward to a continuing exchange of views.