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Volume 168: debated on Wednesday 28 February 1990

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48.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what action he intends to take to address the wastage of highly trained staff by Greater Glasgow health board, and to provide employment to the nurses who graduated from Glasgow college in November 1989 and the midwives awarded qualifications by the Eastern college of nursing and midwifery in January.

The number of nurses and midwives completing training in certain areas sometimes exceeds the number of jobs immediately available in the NHS in these areas. This need not imply waste as trained staff are widely required throughout the public and private sectors.

Applicant households under the Homeless Persons Legislation assessed by Local Authorities as homeless or potentially homeless and in priority need which include a person vulnerable because of old age Scotland, by District, 1978–79 to 1988–89
District1978–791979–801980–811981–821982–831983–841984–851985–861986–871987–881988–89
Scotland545572427644519535552697747613681
Borders
Berwickshire1111
Ettrick and Lauderdale41
Roxburgh121
Tweeddale645511
Central
Clackmannan11161414171714227116
Falkirk31111932503228
Stirling76652122172161612
Dumfries and Galloway
Annandale and Eskdale184125102547
Nithsdale14929553613517
Stewartry17465812771010
Wigtown52132
Fife
Dunfermline228101116131314322015
Kirkcaldy13441136816141723
North East Fife4366671318142024
Grampian
Aberdeen2113101922253162343963
Banff and Buchan15212
Gordon114112533714
Kincardine and Deeside222122
Moray559987111312412
Highland
Badenoch and Strathspey1
Caithness21
Inverness6125181324139977
Lochaber111241222
Nairn1421121
Ross and Cromarty1112
Skye and Lochalsh1122453334
Sutherland
Lothian
East Lothian344141513172132920
Edinburgh2430312326182532573852
Midlothian241441262
West Lothian56163324133
Strathclyde
Argyll and Bute19167101211131316107
Bearsden and Milngavie12551
Clydebank133511211101918
Clydesdale9813334137
Cumbernauld and Kilsyth22776201910311
Cumnock and Doon Valley1211121