HC Deb 03 December 1990 vol 182 cc43-4W
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.

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

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