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BUSINESS BULLETIN 10 / 2001

Thursday 18 January 2001

Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 25 January 2001

 

 

Question Time

1. Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-11988 by Ms Wendy Alexander on 27 December 2000, what recent discussions it has had with representatives of the Scottish paper industry. (S1O-2848)

2. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met the Disability Rights Commission. (S1O-2813)

3. Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the current legislation regarding young people with a disability and in receipt of respite care being classified as looked after children. (S1O-2835)

4. Fiona McLeod: To ask the Scottish Executive what income from rent for the positioning of mobile telephone masts it receives from telecommunications companies. (S1O-2815)

5. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions the Minister for Rural Development has had with the Minister for Transport about the extraction and transportation of timber in areas where transportation by sea or rail is not practical. (S1O-2828)

6. Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the level of availability of the BCG vaccination for schoolchildren is sufficient. (S1O-2820)

7. Mr Michael McMahon: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take as a result of the recent report Without Prejudice? A Thematic Inspection of Police Race Relations in Scotland. (S1O-2842)

8. Mr Alex Salmond: To ask the Scottish Executive how many pupils are still awaiting the results of examinations from the Scottish Qualifications Authority’s 1999-2000 exam programme. (S1O-2811)

9. Nicola Sturgeon: To ask the Scottish Executive what feedback it has had to date from interested parties in relation to Our National Health: A plan for action, a plan for change. (S1O-2834)

10. Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will review the legislation, both primary and secondary, governing the adoption of babies purchased outwith Scotland. (S1O-2847)

11. Miss Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Minister for Health and Community Care last met representatives of Argyll and Clyde Health Board and what issues were discussed. (S1O-2814)

12. Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of Caledonian MacBrayne and what issues were discussed. (S1O-2849)

13. Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive how and when it plans to take forward a cross-sectoral project that reflects the aims of the Scottish berry project. (S1O-2817)

14. Euan Robson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the criteria for the installation of tourist signposting on trunk roads. (S1O-2853)

15. Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to alleviate recent transport difficulties in the City of Aberdeen. (S1O-2822)

16. Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether responsibility for national training organisations in Scotland, in particular their funding, rests with it or Her Majesty’s Government. (S1O-2829)

17. Des McNulty: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to review Scotland’s licensing laws. (S1O-2833)

18. Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive in what circumstances it has a continuing responsibility for the standard of houses previously sold by government bodies. (S1O-2850)

19. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people enrolled on nurse training courses in the current academic year and how this figure compares with the previous academic year. (S1O-2852)

20. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether league tables are the best way to present information on hospital care. (S1O-2823)

21. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive when it plans to announce the awards for the four motorway and trunk road maintenance contracts. (S1O-2862)

22. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in processing North Lanarkshire Council’s bid for Public/Private Partnership funding to rebuild Airdrie Academy. (S1O-2819)

23. Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what additional resources it intends to make available for the management and protection of special areas of conservation. (S1O-2855)

24. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what consideration it has given to the introduction of speed wardens to enforce speed restrictions in residential areas. (S1O-2861)

25. Ian Jenkins: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take, both specifically following the announcement of 40 job losses at Murray Allan in Innerleithen and more generally, to meet the need for investment in job creation, skills training, transport and telecommunications infrastructure in the Borders. (S1O-2837)

26. Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry and what matters were discussed. (S1O-2818)

27. Dorothy-Grace Elder: To ask the Scottish Executive what its response is to the appeal by the Convenor of Culture and Leisure at Glasgow City Council for an additional £2 million aid for Glasgow’s museums. (S1O-2846)

28. Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to tackle problems associated with mental health and social exclusion among young people. (S1O-2845)

29. Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to encourage and support disadvantaged young people entering further and higher education. (S1O-2840)

30. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1O-2595 by Susan Deacon on 30 November 2000, whether it is yet able to give a date for the recommencement of the BCG vaccination programme in schools. (S1O-2857)

 
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