HC Deb 15 May 1991 vol 191 cc205-6W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the remuneration for each health board chairman for the financial year 1989–90.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The levels of remuneration paid to health board chairmen reflect their heavy burden of responsibility and time commitment, and take into account the variations in the size of boards. For the financial year 1989–90 they were:

Health board Remuneration £ per annum
Greater Glasgow 18,594
Lothian 16,724
Grampian; Tayside 14,855
Lanarkshire; Argyll and Clyde 12,986
Ayr and Arran; Fife; Forth Valley; Highland 10,826
Borders; Dumfries and Galloway 8,655
Orkney; Shetland; Western Isles 5,299