Vote 11. National Health Service, Scotland

Part of Orders of the Day — Supply – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th March 1959.

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Photo of Miss Peggy Herbison Miss Peggy Herbison , Lanarkshire North 12:00 am, 12th March 1959

The Minister is suggesting that work at Yorkhill will begin in the spring of 1960, but he also said that the plans were almost ready. If the Scottish Office is seized of the importance of providing better maternity accommodation in Glasgow, surely the summer months of this year could be utilised to begin the work rather than that it should wait until the spring of next year.