HC Deb 04 November 1997 vol 300 c156W
28. Mr. Jack

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his planned increased in health expenditure in Scotland for 1998–99. [12066]

Mr. Galbraith

Net expenditure in Scotland in 1998-99 is planned to be £4,581 million, which is an increase of £205 million or 4.7 per cent. over 1997–98 planned expenditure.