HC Deb 23 October 1990 vol 178 c168W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what specific provisions are made for training in the contracts for domestic, catering, portering and associated services that have been subjected to competitive tendering.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

Tender specifications require service providers to satisfy health boards as to their ability to recruit, retain and train staff to enable the service to be delivered to the required standard.