HC Deb 05 June 1991 vol 192 cc266-7W
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

The information is as shown in the following table:

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:

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.