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Health Service (Contracts)

Volume 115: debated on Wednesday 29 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of all contracts which have been put out to public tender since 1983 in the Health Service, together with any resulting savings.

Details provided by Scottish health boards and the Common Service Agency of contracts which have been put out to public tender since 1983 to end 1986 and estimates of resulting savings where these could be calculated are given in the table below:

Health Board/CSATotal number of contracts letSavings over previous costs £000's
Ayrshire and Arran861
Borders141
Fife219
Forth Valley28
Lanarkshire229
Tayside8283
CSA518
Scotland Total28459