§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for each health board the amount spent on consultancy fees for the year 1989–90.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
[holding answer 21 November 1990]: Information available from the annual accounts of health boards relates to the total fees paid to management consultants, to legal firms (other than for legal expenses connected with compensation claims) and to work study consultants. The amounts for each health board for 1989–90 are shown in the table.44W
Health board 1989–90 £ Argyll and Clyde 87,915 Ayrshire and Arran 108,581 Borders 12,745 Dumfries and Galloway 119,382 Fife 51,065 Forth Valley 88,951 Grampian 125,599 Greater Glasgow 1,638,006 Highland 221,947 Lanarkshire 161,286 Lothian 473,223 Orkney 2,260 Shetland 3,368 Tayside 118,802 Western Isles 827 Total 3,213,957