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BUSINESS BULLETIN 35 / 2001

Thursday 1 March 2001

Section E - Written questions lodged on 28 February 2001

 

 

S1W-13748 Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking in order to make the current system of funding for area tourist boards more effective.

S1W-13749 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide a breakdown of the 7.5 million funding for the redevelopment of the Partick interchange.

S1W-13750 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what role it has had in the discussions between Railtrack plc and the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority over the legal ownership of the Partick interchange.

S1W-13751 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the development of the Partick interchange remains on target for completion by the end of 2002.

S1W-13752 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it has taken or plans to take to ensure that car parking at Glasgow Royal Infirmary does not desecrate in any way the North Burial Ground.

S1W-13753 Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive how much each holder of a concessionary bus pass has to pay annually for this pass in each local authority area.

S1W-13754 Mike Watson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that every teacher in pre-school, primary, secondary and tertiary education is given training in epilepsy awareness.

S1W-13755 Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-12353 by Mr Sam Galbraith on 21 January 2001, when it last met the Health and Safety Executive and European Commission to discuss the extension of the ban on lead solder in domestic plumbing and what progress was made.

S1W-13756 Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will consider compensation payments for fishermen who tie up their boats in order to protect stocks of juvenile haddock.

S1W-13757 Mr John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has made or is making to Her Majesty's Government and the EU Commission on the provision of compensation in the aftermath of the foot and mouth outbreak.

S1W-13758 Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive how many meetings have so far been held as part of the public meetings exercise involving the First Minister and Deputy First Minister and where and when any such meetings took place.

S1W-13759 Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive whether any future meetings are planned as part of the public meetings exercise involving the First Minister and Deputy First Minister and when any such meetings will take place.

S1W-13760 Mr Alex Salmond: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Minister for Health and Community Care will reply to my letter of 22 December 2000 regarding treatment of mesothelioma.

S1W-13761 Mr Alex Salmond: To ask the Scottish Executive why this year's annual Scottish dental epidemiological survey has been cancelled.

S1W-13762 Euan Robson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it plans to publish its draft Freedom of Information Bill.

S1W-13763 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the payments made from the Scottish budget to Her Majesty's Treasury in each year for which figures are available, specifying in each case the type of payment and the amount of the payment.

S1W-13764 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive how much was spent on new capital investment in and refurbishment of Scottish Executive property in each year for which figures are available, specifying the amount spent in each year on each project.

S1W-13765 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive how much cash was moved within the Scottish budget in each financial year for which figures are available (a) in total, (b) due to inter-departmental transfers, (c) due to new resources being added in, (d) due to resources being transferred out and (e) for any other reason.

S1W-13766 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the amount of (a) employers' and (b) employees' National Insurance contributions paid from the Scottish budget was in each year for which figures are available, in total and broken down into the amount paid from the budgets of each of its core and associated departments and each of its agencies.

S1W-13767 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list any taxes and charges paid from resources from the Scottish budget other than value added tax and National Insurance contributions which return to Her Majesty's Treasury and whether it will estimate the amount paid from the Scottish budget in respect of each such tax or charge in each year for which figures are available, including any future years for which projections are available.

S1W-13768 Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the banding arrangements for council tax.

S1W-13769 Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans for a revaluation of properties for council tax purposes.

S1W-13770 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1O-2561 by Mr Jack McConnell on 23 November 2000, what proportion of the candidates who sat Higher Mathematics in each of the last five years were sitting the exam for the first time.

S1W-13771 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of candidates sitting Higher exams sat (a) SCE Higher physics in (i) 1997-98 and (ii) 1998-99 and (b) either SCE Higher physics or National Qualification Higher level physics in 1999-2000 and, in each case, what proportion of the candidates sitting physics were sitting it for the first time.

S1W-13772 Roseanna Cunningham: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the facilities in Scotland which provide supported accommodation for people with learning difficulties who need full-time permanent care, broken down by local authority area.

S1W-13773 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive how many secondary schools employ a full-time nurse during school hours.

 

 
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