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BUSINESS BULLETIN 147 / 2000

Friday 29 September 2000

Section E - Written questions lodged on 28 September 2000

 

 

S1W-10087 Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in adopting the recommendations of the report of the Meat Inspection Charges Task Force.

S1W-10088 Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive what estimate it has made of the cost to abattoirs of meeting the requirements of EU Directive 64/433 on veterinary supervision and of implementing the recommendations of the report of the Meat Inspection Charges Task Force.

S1W-10089 Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Food Standards Agency and the Meat Hygiene Service monitor the cost to abattoirs of veterinary inspections and, if so, whether it will make available figures for each of the last six years.

S1W-10100 Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Presiding Officer what the specific role of RMJM is in the Design Team for the Holyrood Project.

S1W-10102 Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Presiding Officer whether the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body will give a projected breakdown, including recipients, of the 26 million in respect of consultants' fees for the Holyrood Project and what scope there is for all or any element of any fees not to be incurred.

S1W-10103 Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Presiding Officer whether the levels of payment of remuneration in respect of the Holyrood Project consultants' fees will be or have been checked to ensure compliance with EU, UK and Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland guidelines on best practice.

S1W-10105 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what correspondence it has received from East Ayrshire Council about a golf course and complex at Glenshamrock Farm near Auchenleck.

S1W-10106 Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has made representations to Her Majesty's Government regarding the removal of VAT on house repairs given the contribution this could make to improving the quality of housing stock in Scotland and, if so, what the outcome was of such representations.

S1W-10107 Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to ensure that utility companies restore road and pavement surfaces to a proper standard following completion of road works.

S1W-10108 Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to make available for house purchasers a householders' pack indicating the responsibilities which lie on house owners.

S1W-10109 Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what further action it is taking to encourage the use of a single sellers' survey as part of the house buying process.

S1W-10110 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what total expenditure, in real terms, on research into cancer, broken down by type of cancer, (a) was in the last three years for which figures are available and (b) will be in the next three years.

S1W-10111 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what its clinical priorities are in relation to reducing NHS waiting lists.

S1W-10112 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to increase the number of medical students.

S1W-10113 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many medical students graduated in Scotland in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

S1W-10114 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many doctors resigned from the profession in the first two years after qualification in each of the last four years for which figures are available.

S1W-10115 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many nurses resigned from the profession in the first two years after qualification in each of the last four years for which figures are available.

S1W-10116 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what its planned research expenditure into the development of organic farming methods was in each of the last three years and will be over the next three financial years.

S1W-10117 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive why the financial limits for agri-environment schemes are not the same in Scotland as they are in the rest of the UK.

S1W-10118 Ms Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources for tackling drug misuse in Scotland will be available as a result of the recent spending review.

 

 
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