§ 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 of206W 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