HC Deb 23 January 1991 vol 184 c232W
Mr. McMaster

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will provide financial assistance for the development of hospices proposed or being operated by voluntary organisations in Renfrew district.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

Since 1 April 1990 all independent hospices in Scotland which do not require patients to make a financial contribution towards their care qualify for Government funding of at least 50 per cent. of their running costs.

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