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BUSINESS BULLETIN 40 / 2001

Thursday 8 March 2001

Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 15 March 2001

 

 

 

Question Time

1. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will monitor in what ways the application of the Arbuthnott formula to health boards and trusts is being used to increase access to NHSiS services. (S1O-3115)

2. Patricia Ferguson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it plans to improve the delivery of health services to homeless people. (S1O-3132)

3. Mrs Mary Mulligan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to initiate a review of the pay and conditions of nursery nurses. (S1O-3109)

4. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are in place to tackle anti-social behaviour. (S1O-3106)

5. Paul Martin: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures can be taken to ensure that developers of new housing include local amenities in planning applications. (S1O-3086)

6. Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is in relation to the current fare structure of Caledonian MacBrayne. (S1O-3127)

7. Mr Andrew Welsh: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people employed in the fish processing industry were made redundant during the past year. (S1O-3119)

8. Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of the fish processing industry and what matters were discussed. (S1O-3121)

9. Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of Fife Council and what issues were discussed. (S1O-3110)

10. Mike Watson: To ask the Scottish Executive how its proposals for freedom of information contribute to its wider objectives of social justice. (S1O-3131)

11. Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to provide insulation and draught-proofing for homes in the socially rented and private sectors. (S1O-3102)

12. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what medium-term investment it is considering to assist farming communities in view of current difficulties. (S1O-3107)

13. Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive what consideration it has given to the recent report North Channel Economic Study commissioned by the North Channel Partnership and produced by Pieda Consulting. (S1O-3124)

14. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has for future reorganisation of further education in Glasgow. (S1O-3136)

15. Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to alleviate any consequential losses to rural businesses as a result of the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease. R (S1O-3101)

16. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking against racism and sectarianism. (S1O-3116)

17. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will announce the results of its consultation on allowing all nicotine replacement therapy products to be prescribed on the NHS by GPs. (S1O-3122)

18. Mr Brian Monteith: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to make an announcement or bring forward legislative proposals following the recent consultation exercise on the National Park for Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. (S1O-3108)

19. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will collect information detailing which health boards have issued digital hearing aids. (S1O-3114)

20. Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the financial consequences of the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease. (S1O-3123)

21. Mr Murray Tosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it proposes in response to new evidence from the National Radiological Protection Board that there may be a connection between overhead power lines and certain cancers. (S1O-3093)

22. Cathy Peattie: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to investigate the feasibility of a programme of vaccination of livestock against foot and mouth disease. (S1O-3090)

23. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to ensure that Scottish libraries continue to provide valuable information resources to Scottish communities. (S1O-3112)

24. Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it proposes to take to assist the tourism industry. (S1O-3103)

25. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether local authorities are making adequate progress in developing services for people with learning disabilities. (S1O-3134)

26. Mr Alex Salmond: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in meeting the concerns of the Scottish fish catching and processing industry. (S1O-3120)

27. Mr Keith Raffan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will introduce a compulsory register for nanny agencies and take action to regulate them. (S1O-3129)

28. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to respond to the report of the inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Kennedy McFarlane. (S1O-3099)

29. Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made on the review of non-departmental public bodies. (S1O-3113)

30. Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has made any representations to Her Majesty's Government or the Economic and Social Research Council (ERSC) regarding Scotlandís share of the ERSC budget. (S1O-3092)

 
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