§ Mrs. Fyfe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he will list the average waiting time for routine colorectal surgery at each hospital where it is offered; and if he will make a statement;
(2) what measures he is taking to ensure that waiting times for colorectal surgery are within guidelines promised by the patients charter.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 19 July 1993]: I shall write to the hon. Member and arrange for a copy of the letter to be placed in the Library of the House.