§ Mrs. Margaret Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total additional cost for teaching paid to each medical and dental school in Scotland; and how much that represents per student.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The additional cost of undergraduate medical and dental education and research in hospitals which support teaching is reflected in the allocation of resources for recurrent expenditure made to the four teaching health boards. The amount made available for this purpose for the financial year 1990–91 is set out in the table:
Teaching Health Board £ million Greater Glasgow 32.076 Lothian 22.671 Grampian 14.215 Tayside 14.797
This represents a cost of £36,450 per medical student and £9,110 per dental student.