HC Deb 03 March 1988 vol 128 c664W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the mean number, plus or minus two standard deviations, of operations performed in Scottish hospitals for each day, Monday to Friday inclusive.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

In the time available the information cannot be provided in the form requested. In 1985 a total of 443,365 operations were performed.