§ 25. Mr. Ingram
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to improve the level of acute service provision in Lanarkshire. 
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
It is the responsibility of all health boards in Scotland to provide safe and efficient health care which best meets the overall needs and priorities of the population.
Lanarkshire health board seeks continually to improve the full range of health services it purchases for the people of Lanarkshire.