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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-04425: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 2 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many times NHS boards have used taxis to deliver appointment letters and other correspondence to patients since 1999, broken down by (a) board and (b) cost.

Answered by: Shona Robison 16 November 2016

The information requested is not held by the Scottish Government. The issue raised is a matter for Health Boards, which are required to ensure best value in the use of public funds in line with the guidance set out in the Scottish Public Finance Manual.