HC Deb 19 December 1990 vol 183 cc225-7W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) in the Greater Glasgow health board, on what basis the number of rehabilitation personnel for children with special needs is assessed; when the position was last reviewed; and when it will be reviewed again;

(2) if he will request Greater Glasgow health board to determine the number of rehabilitation staff required to fulfil the needs of children in schools for children with special needs;

(3) if he will make additional funds available to Greater Glasgow health board for rehabilitation staff in schools for children with special needs.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

Services such as speech therapy, physiotherapy and occupational therapy for children with

  • Training Manager with Approved Training Organisation Status

Grampian and Tayside (cont.)

  • Voluntary Services Aberdeen
  • Moray District Council

Glasgow City

  • Henry Boot Training Ltd
  • Glasgow Zoo
  • Glasgow Training Group (Motor Trade) Ltd
  • Queens College Glasgow Enterprise LQ0
  • University of Glasgow
  • Epilepsy Association of Scotland

Central and Fife

  • Tektra Managing Agency Ltd
  • Falkirk AT Enterprises (FATE) Ltd
  • Metcom Training Ltd

Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway

  • Wigtown District Council
  • Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council Consortium
  • Garnock Workspace
  • Employment Training Sponsors (Scotland) Ltd
  • Training Services Ayrshire Ltd
  • Care Ayrshire Training Ltd.
  • Radix Training (Scotland) Ltd

Mr. Graham

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish a table showing the number of people(a) starting employment training and (b) leaving employment training for each month from January for each of the Training Agency areas covering (a) Renfrew, Dumbarton and Argyll, (b) Lothian and Borders, (c) Lanarkshire, (d) Highlands and Islands, (e) Grampian and Tayside, (f) Glasgow City, (g) Central and Fife and (h) Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway.

Mr. Allan Stewart

The information requested is set out in the table for the period January 1990 to March 1990. Information from April 1990 is not available.

recorded special educational needs are primarily the responsibility of education authorities, although in practice, they are generally supplied by the health board.

Greater Glasgow health board is currently reviewing its provision of rehabilitation personnel for children with special needs as part of its community health services strategy and expects to issue this for consultation shortly. I have drawn the concerns of the hon. Member to the board's attention. Health boards are given an annual revenue allocation and it is for the boards to decide how best to apportion these resources. A decision on the 1991–92 allocations has not yet been made.

Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Strathkelvin and Bearsden of 7 December, Official Report, column 237, what are the proposed starting dates for the remaining Seafield units.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

I understand that at this time no dates have been set by the Greater Glasgow health board for the start of the remaining planned Seafield units.

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