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BUSINESS BULLETIN 90/ 2001

Monday 4 June 2001

Section E - Written questions lodged on 1 June 2001

 

 

S1W-16138 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what sums were charged to or recovered from motorists or their insurers by health boards relating to road traffic accidents, broken down by health board on an annual basis since 1997.

S1W-16139 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many legal staff in (a) the Crown Office and (b) the Procurator Fiscal Service ended their employment (i) within six months, (ii) between six and 12 months and (iii) between 12 and 18 months of them taking up post and what posts were affected by departures in these categories, in each year from 1997-98 to date.

S1W-16140 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-13449 by Colin Boyd QC on 1 March 2001, whether it will provide a breakdown of the number of cases within each category listed which were marked as no proceedings due to a time bar in the courts, in each year from 1997-98 to 2000-01.

S1W-16141 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what targets were set and what targets were achieved by the Supreme Courts of Scotland in each year from 1997-98 to 2000-01.

S1W-16142 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many custodial sentences were imposed by each sheriff court in each year from 1997-98 to 2000-01.

S1W-16143 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure, when considering the information gathered in the audit of museums, that any past donation or receipt of items from a local collection into the collection of a national museum is noted when considering the breadth and significance of existing local collections.

S1W-16144 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure, in considering the information gathered in the audit of museums, that it takes into account the use to which museum items are put as well as how they are cared for.

S1W-16145 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive what benchmarks it will use to assess the progress that each individual museum has made in providing imaginative and effective services given that the audit of museums does not include provision for museums to demonstrate changes and developments in services over any specified time period.

S1W-16146 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive why the audit of museums does not give recipients the opportunity to comment on and assess the structures presently in place to support and assist museums in Scotland.

S1W-16147 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure that accompanying documentation prepared by museums to overcome perceived gaps in the audit of museums will be properly noted and assessed when it responds to the audit and brings forward a policy for museums.

S1W-16148 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure that information on the current financial position of each museum and its fundraising activities in recent years will be included in its consideration of the audit of museums.

S1W-16149 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure that the full results of the audit of museums, along with any accompanying documentation volunteered by museums, will be published.

S1W-16150 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the categories of official statistics gathered in Scotland since July 1999 in those areas under its responsibility, outlining in each case the organisation responsible for gathering and reporting the statistics.

S1W-16151 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what relationship it has with the Office for National Statistics in terms of the gathering, sharing and use of statistical information.

S1W-16152 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list for each year since 1945 for which figures are available (a) the percentage real annual growth in the Scottish Gross Domestic Product, (b) the actual monetary Gross Domestic Product in market prices and at factor cost, including an explanation of what these measures are and the reasons for any differences between the two, and (c) the equivalent figures for the UK continental shelf region.

S1W-16153 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what statistics are available on personal savings in Scotland and for which years.

S1W-16154 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what statistics are available on the rate of inflation within the Scottish economy and for which years.

S1W-16155 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what statistics are available on the level of investment within the Scottish economy and for which years.

S1W-16156 Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will (a) list any surveys, polling exercises or data collection exercises which are currently being conducted by any departments, agencies or bodies under its control, (b) detail any organisations employed to conduct such exercises and (c) detail the regulations governing the tendering process for statistical work and contracts.

 

 

 
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