§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the success rate for the Scottish ambulance service, Greater Glasgow area, in percentage terms of achieving its ORCON standards for(a) reaction to a 999 call and (b) reaching the site.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 27 April 1994]: Activation and response times in Glasgow have improved since 1992–93. This improvement has been secured despite a 5 per cent. increase in demand.
The information is as follows:
Target Achieved 1992–93 Per cent. Achieved 1993–94 Per cent. Activation time 95 per cent. in 3 minutes 83 92 Response times 50 per cent. in 7 minutes 32 38 95 per cent. in 14 minutes 80 89