§ Mr. Home Robertson
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the average and maximum weekly number of hours on duty and on call of junior hospital doctors in Scotland.
§ Mr. Stewart
[holding answer 27 April 1993]: Information on actual hours worked by junior doctors is not held centrally. As at 30 September 1992, the latest available figures, the average number of contracted hours for junior doctors and the maximum hours contracted by any doctor were as shown in the table: