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Business Bulletin No. 97/2002

Thursday 13 June 2002

Section D : Oral Questions

  

Question Time

1. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what the estimated cost would be of providing milk to every nursery and primary school child. (S1O-5378)

2. Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to protect children at risk of abuse through prostitution. (S1O-5392)

3. Margaret Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will comment on the appropriateness of its recent guidance on nursery education which states that pre-school centres are no longer required to include a qualified nursery teacher on the staff register. (S1O-5399)

4. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made with the mainstreaming of children and young people with special educational needs under the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000. (S1O-5397)

5. Bill Aitken: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it will take to assist the Chief Constable of Strathclyde Police Force in reducing the outstanding numbers of means warrants. (S1O-5359)

6. Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the methadone treatment programme for opiate addiction has been successful. (S1O-5374)

7. Maureen Macmillan: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to promote arts and culture in education. (S1O-5383)

8. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive what work it is undertaking to improve occupational health services. (S1O-5387)

9. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to ensure adequate funding of the police service. (S1O-5363)

10. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive what training in European Convention on Human Rights legal issues is provided to magistrates. (S1O-5354)

11. Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive when regulations on the use of neurosurgery for mental disorder will be brought into force. (S1O-5355)

12. Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to improve the diet and health of children and young people from lower income families. (S1O-5393)

13. Ms Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether its policy on social inclusion is meeting its targets. (S1O-5381)

14. Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether public sector workers’ wages, conditions and pension rights will be fully protected under any Private Finance Initiative/Public Private Partnership transfers to the private sector. (S1O-5388)

15. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to produce guidance on basic standards and best practice for the setting of pay and conditions for university research staff. (S1O-5353)

16. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any plans to upgrade school playgrounds and community play areas. (S1O-5394)

17. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to introduce legislation to allow doctors to perform lobotomies on patients who are too mentally ill to agree to the operation. (S1O-5371)

18. Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is supporting initiatives to encourage people to stop smoking. (S1O-5367)

19. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve the standard of children’s dental hygiene. (S1O-5373)

20. Mr Brian Monteith: To ask the Scottish Executive what initiatives it is supporting to promote diversity in school education. (S1O-5362)

21. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive what will happen to those bids by local authorities for funding of school improvements which are unsuccessful in the current bidding rounds. (S1O-5386)

22. Mr Kenneth Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the contribution that volunteering makes to the advancement of its policies. (S1O-5390)

23. Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to tackle head lice amongst schoolchildren. (S1O-5352)

24. Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to reduce the number of female alcohol-related deaths. (S1O-5372)

25. Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to support the groups identified in the HM Inspectorate of Education report Moving on from School to College: Helping young people with additional support needs to make a successful transition. (S1O-5369)

26. Dorothy-Grace Elder: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to bring in an appeals procedure in relation to Comments delivered by the Health Technology Board of Scotland on National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidance on Health Technology Assessments. (S1O-5350)

27. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive how alcohol misuse services are currently being improved. (S1O-5396)

28. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in the assessment process for those eligible for free personal care on 1 July 2002. (S1O-5395)

29. Mr Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to ensure an equitable system of rating of gear stores for the aquaculture and fishing industries. (S1O-5370)

30. Fiona Hyslop: To ask the Scottish Executive how much of the resources set aside for the Motorola Task Force has been spent and what percentage of this has been spent on government departments, agencies or non-departmental public bodies. (S1O-5351)

 

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