HC Deb 23 March 1989 vol 149 cc749-50W
Mr. Bill Walker

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what financial allocations he has made to health boards for 1989–90.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

My right hon. and learned Friend has allocated £1,875 million to health boards to meet their gross recurrent expenditure commitments on hospital and community health services in 1989–90. This figure includes £38 million allocated for specific commitments, including cardiac surgery and AIDS. After expected income is taken into account, the net cash limited allocations to individual health boards are as follows:

1989–90 recurrent expenditure (net)
Health board £ million
Argyll and Clyde 132.025
Ayrshire and Arran 102.420
Borders 29.605
Dumfries and Galloway 48.956
Fife 94.488
Forth Valley 89.024
Grampian 170.364
Greater Glasgow 473.907
Health board £ million
Highland 71.779
Lanarkshire 151.699
Lothian 294.977
Orkney 5.466
Shetland 6.464
Tayside 170.703
Western Isles 9.774
Total 1,851.651