HC Deb 04 December 1995 vol 268 c68W
Mr. Ingram

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of the time scale and funding arrangements for the proposed new build hospital facility at Hairmyres.[3843]

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The Hairmyres and Stonehouse Hospitals NHS trust is currently seeking a private sector partner to design and build a new hospital at Hairmyres, East Kilbride. The Scottish Office Department of Health expects to received a full business case from the trust in the spring on 1996. Subject to approval, final contractual and planning issues will be completed in 1996 with a start on site scheduled for early 1997.