§ Mr. Robin Cook
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many hospital consultants held(a) full-time contracts and (b) part-time contracts with the National Health Service in Northern Ireland in (i) 1979 and (ii) 1988.
§ Mr. Needham
[holding answer 24 April 1989]: The information is as follows:70W
Full-time Part-time (including maximum p-t) Joint appointments between University and Health Service 1979 315 133 61 1988 422 99 74