§ Mr. Swayne
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he will make a statement about the proposals submitted by health boards and trusts for the further reduction of waiting lists in Scotland; 
(2) if he will make a statement about the number of patients currently awaiting a first appointment with a consultant in Scotland. 
§ Mr. Galbraith
I shall write to the hon. Member and arrange for a copy of the letter to be placed in the House Library.