HC Deb 19 February 1990 vol 167 cc553-4W
Mr. Bill Walker

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what financial allocations he has made to health boards for 1990–91.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

My right hon. and learned Friend has allocated £2,061.498 million to health boards in Scotland to meet their gross recurrent expenditure commitments on hospitals and community health services in 1990–91. This figure includes £89.891 million allocated for specific commitments including NHS review, national cardiac surgery services, AIDS, nurse training and pay review body awards. After expected income is taken into account, the net cash allocations to individual health boards are as follows:

Health Board Recurrent Expenditure (net) £ million
Argyll and Clyde 142.956
Ayr and Arran 111.671
Borders 32.801
Dumfries and Galloway 54.062
Fife 103.308
Forth Valley 96.487
Grampian 184.696
Greater Glasgow 503.944
Highland 77.960
Lanarkshire 164.513
Lothian 319.217
Orkney 6.076
Shetland 7.214
Tayside 184.386
Western Isles 10.646

A further £36.511 million will be distributed during the year for specific initiatives to tackle waiting lists, for the breast cancer screening service and other specific initiatives.