§ 40. Mr. Ingram
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has received from Lanarkshire health board the report "Acute Services Strategy, Options Appraisal"; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The board submitted a consultative document on its acute services strategy on 3 November 1989. The public consultation period ended on 31 January 1990. Once the board has reached a final decision on its preferred option, it will make a submission to my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for approval in principle.