§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give, for each year since 1970–71, at fixed prices total expenditure on the national health service, further breaking it down into expenditure on(a) health board administration and (b) hospital and community services, distinguishing (1) capital and (2) revenue, (c) family practitioner services, (d) central health services, distinguishing (1) capital and (2) revenue, (e) state hospital (1) capital and (2) revenue, (f) training, (g) research, (h) disabled service, (i) welfare foods and (j) miscellaneous.
§ Mr. Wilson
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the expenses incurred by(a) his Department and (b) Ayrshire and Arran health board in connection with the application for self-governing status by the South Ayrshire hospitals trust.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The cost of preparing and printing the application is of the order of £20,000. This will ensure that copies are widely available to interested parties during the statutory consultation period. The cost is being met from additional resources available for implementation of the NHS reforms.