To ask the hon. Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many medical staff are employed in the Palace of Westminster; what the (a) hours of employment and (b) grades of qualification of such staff are; what the figures were in 1993; and if he will make a statement. 
The Occupational Health. Safety and Welfare Service, which provides medical services to both Houses, currently has a consultant occupational health physician working one day a week, a medical adviser who works three days a week, and three qualified nurses (one full-time, two part-time). Ir addition, the Occupational Health Manager is a qualified nurse, and is full-time.Records for 1993 are no longer available.