§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the number, species and cause of death of birds of prey discovered in 1990.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
Contracts awarded in the Ayrshire and Arran health board area are expected to release savings of over £2.5 million. These savings release resources for reinvestment in direct patient care.
The information is as follows:267W
Hospital Unit Service Type Contractor Previous cost £000s Tender value £000s Ailsa Hotel In-house 1,474 1,399 Ayrshire Central/Ravenspark Hotel In-house 1,013 947 Biggart/Thornyflat Hotel In-house 599 537 Davidson Cottage Hotel In-house 111 100 Crosshouse Hotel In-house 777 692 South Clinics and Health Centres/Maybole Hospital Hotel In-house 51 43 Arrol Park Resource Centre Hotel Mediguard new service 359 All Board Vehicle maintenance In-house 136 121 All board Painting 1 309 195 2 170 114 3— 196 168 1 Moss Painting 2 Baxter/Gillespie 3 Baxter/Gillespie
Note: In this context "hotel" means a combined contract including cleaning, portering, security and telephonists.