§ Mr. Laws
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many employees in(a) her Department and (b) her Department's agencies and non-departmental public bodies have had private medical insurance provided for them in each year since 1997–98; what the total cost is; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
The Scotland Office was established in its present form on 1 July 1999.
No employees in my Department have had private medical insurance provided for them.