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BUSINESS BULLETIN 5 / 2001

Thursday 11 January 2001

Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 18 January 2001

 

 

Question Time

1. Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with representatives of North of Scotland Water Authority regarding the future structure of the water industry. (S1O-2779)

2. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is taking to improve children’s health. (S1O-2774)

3. Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Scottish Executive what criteria were used in deciding which museums were selected as beneficiaries of the funding package announced on 21 December 2000. (S1O-2806)

4. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to take action over fears for patient safety at Glasgow Royal Infirmary as reported in The Herald on 9 January 2001. (S1O-2781)

5. Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding will be available to social inclusion partnerships in 2001-02. (S1O-2775)

6. Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to invest in the development of town centres across Scotland. (S1O-2801)

7. Mr John McAllion: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with Dundee and Glasgow City Councils on their funding situation. (S1O-2802)

8. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to reduce the level of road traffic accidents. (S1O-2776)

9. Alex Johnstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to press Her Majesty’s Government to seek, at the earliest opportunity, a derogation from the proposed EU-wide ban on the use of fishmeal in feed for ruminants. (S1O-2787)

10. Mr Kenneth Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on the development of a national network for people with autistic spectrum disorder following the proposal of the Scottish Society for Autism and the National Autistic Society. (S1O-2810)

11. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last discussed with Her Majesty's Government the local impact of the development of the new Scottish Air Traffic Centre at Prestwick. (S1O-2791)

12. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will introduce random breath-testing as a means of tackling the recent increase in drink-driving offences. (S1O-2786)

13. Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has made any representations to ScotRail on when the Inverness rail sleeper service will be re-instated. (S1O-2770)

14. Mr Andrew Welsh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has all the necessary information to target activity and resources to best effect in tackling hospital-acquired infections. (S1O-2809)

15. Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will undertake an assessment of the impact UK membership of the European single currency would have on the Scottish economy. (S1O-2790)

16. Mr Keith Raffan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will restore primary destination status to Dunfermline to ensure new and improved signage to the town. (S1O-2798)

17. Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive how much of the £9 million aid allocated to assist the salmon farming industry because of the infectious salmon anaemia outbreak remains unspent. (S1O-2805)

18. Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive what announcements the Minister for Transport has planned for the remainder of January. (S1O-2793)

19. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive what provisions are in place for adults diagnosed with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome. (S1O-2808)

20. Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in the building of the M74 extension. (S1O-2796)

21. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what the current position is on the reorganisation of NHS acute services. (S1O-2783)

22. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will introduce measures to ensure that every child in early years education has access to music and the arts. (S1O-2795)

23. Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive what work is currently in hand to audit the environmental impact of its policies and programmes. (S1O-2807)

24. Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what implications the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s pre-budget statement will have for the promotion of rail freight in Scotland. (S1O-2794)

25. Mrs Mary Mulligan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to encourage individuals to train as physiotherapists. (S1O-2784)

26. Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to encourage the inclusion of red meat as part of a healthy diet. (S1O-2785)

27. George Lyon: To ask the Scottish Executive what the implications of the recent Scottish health plan are for the delivery of healthcare in Argyll and Bute. (S1O-2778)

28. Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to meet representatives of Glasgow City Council and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities to help resolve their current dispute. (S1O-2789)

29. 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-2782)

30. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to introduce universal neonatal hearing screening to detect hearing loss in new-born babies. (S1O-2792)

 
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