§ Mr. Norman Hogg
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has received any proposals from Lanarkshire health board for the construction of a new hospital at Cumbernauld; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
Lanarkshire health board has recently submitted an option appraisal on the provision of geriatric and psycho-geriatric services. The options which include the development of a new 120-bed unit at Cumbernauld are being considered by my officials.