§ 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 239, who will be legally responsible for students working in the wards under the direction and supervision of registered nurses.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The variety of circumstances under which Project 2000 student nurses will work is such that the question of legal responsibility for their action could only be determined by the courts in relation to individual cases.