§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list, by health care provider, for each of the last four years, the number of contracts each health authority had in place, indicating how many of these had been referred for arbitration within the NHS region; and how many were left unsigned by(a) the provider and (b) the purchaser at the end of the year to which they applied, and, for 1997–98, by the end of October 1997. 
§ Mr. Galbraith
Information on the numbers and status of contracts in place in the NHS in Scotland in the level of detail requested is not collected centrally. No contract disputes have been referred to The Scottish Office for formal arbitration in the last four years.
§ Sir Michael Spicer
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the level of per capita spending on health services in Scotland in the most recent year for which figures are available. 654W
of "Control of Immigration: Statistics, United Kingdom, 1996", (Cm 3737). Copies of this publication are available in the Library.