§ Mrs. Brinton
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what is the cost to the NHS of a Caesarean section in Scotland; 
(2) what is the cost to the Scottish NHS of a 1 per cent. increase in the annual rate of Caesarean sections. 
§ Mr. Galbraith
This information is not collected centrally.
From 1 July 1999, this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.194W