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Business Bulletin No. 128/2001

12 September 2001

Section E : Written questions lodged on 11 September 2001

  

S1W-18045 David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive what its strategy is for the development of the retail sector.

S1W-18046 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is aware of any cases of cement being produced in kilns which have been used to burn hazardous waste.

S1W-18047 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to introduce "adopt-a-road" type schemes involving voluntary organisations to combat problems with litter.

S1W-18048 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions or meetings it has had with other EU member states or European countries which operate national compensation schemes for losses incurred by fish farmers as a result of the compulsory slaughter of farmed fish and what information it has about any such schemes.

S1W-18049 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people who have been assessed as needing residential care are currently on the waiting list for such care in each health board area.

S1W-18050 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time is in each health board area for an elderly person to receive a residential care place once they have been assessed as requiring such a place.

S1W-18051 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people in each local authority area have been assessed as having the level of needs which requires the provision of intense and constant care in a residential setting.

S1W-18052 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the cost of meeting the identified care needs of all people assessed as having the level of needs which requires the provision of intense and constant care in a residential setting in each local authority area.

S1W-18053 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive how much funding it allocated to each local authority in the current financial year for the care of people requiring intense and constant care in a residential setting.

S1W-18054 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to make additional funding available to local authorities for the provision of intense and constant care in a residential setting and, if so, what criteria will be used to determine the amount of funding to be allocated to each local authority.

S1W-18055 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it or the enterprise network support the proposals for the Fort William waterfront development, what financial assistance the enterprise network will provide to this scheme and whether the network will support and match fund any application for EU funding.

S1W-18056 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive what the cost of treatment of Gulf War veterans was to the NHS in (a) 1999-2000, (b) 2000-01 and (c) to date in 2001-02.

S1W-18057 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive what statistics are held within the NHS on the incidence of leukaemia amongst patients who served in the Gulf War.

S1W-18058 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether information held on prisoners includes details of their previous and existing employment.

S1W-18059 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of the current prison population is ex-service personnel.

S1W-18060 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has made to Her Majesty's Government on the number of ex-service personnel who are rough sleepers and what the outcome of any such representations was.

S1W-18061 Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will publish its response to Her Majesty’s Government’s consultation on the European Commission’s Environmental Action Programme, Environment 2010: Our Future, Our Choice.

S1W-18062 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive how many home economics teachers have been employed in schools in each year from 1994-95 to 2000-01.

S1W-18063 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive how many schools employed home economics teachers in each year from 1994-95 to 2000-01.

S1W-18064 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will detail the nutritional standards that school meals should meet; who sets these standards, and who monitors the standards achieved in this respect in each school.

S1W-18065 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive what minimum weekly level of structured physical exercise (a) primary and (b) secondary schools are expected to provide for pupils; how it encourages schools to provide this level of exercise, and how the level of exercise in each school is monitored.

S1W-18066 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive how many organisations involved in the provision of school meals require staff employed in this area to have nutritional health qualifications and what qualifications are required in each case.

S1W-18067 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to set up an MMR helpline and what the reasons are for its position on this matter.

S1W-18068 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether information is supplied to parents about GPs offering single vaccines and what the reasons are for its position on this matter.

S1W-18069 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has made to Her Majesty's Government in connection with the imposition of a public services obligation in respect of air routes between Inverness and (a) Gatwick and (b) Heathrow.

S1W-18070 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent meetings it has had with Her Majesty's Government regarding flights between London hub airports and Inverness and which Scottish and UK ministers attended any such meetings.

S1W-18071 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive how many offences involving the possession or use of knives there were in the City of Edinburgh in each year since 1997.

S1W-18072 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take to restrict the manufacture, supply and ownership of imitation weapons.

S1W-18073 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive how many offences involving the (a) use, (b) presentation or (c) possession of imitation firearms there were in the City of Edinburgh in each year since 1997.

S1W-18074 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to have a representative in attendance at the meetings of the House of Lords committee inquiry into the Chinook crash on the Mull of Kintyre and, if not, how it plans to monitor the progress of the inquiry.

S1W-18075 Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has made to Her Majesty’s Government in support of changing the threshold at which graduates start repaying their student loans and when it will make an announcement on the outcome of any negotiations with Her Majesty’s Government on this matter.

S1W-18076 Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Lothian Health Board regarding any decision by the board to limit the atypical drugs which GPs may prescribe to schizophrenia sufferers.

S1W-18077 Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether people with schizophrenia in the Lothian area who are being treated in a community setting are able to access all appropriate medication via their GP.

S1W-18078 Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive how many default notices have been served on Amey Highways Ltd in respect of the contract for the maintenance of south west unit trunk roads.

S1W-18079 Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has compared the level of service provided by AMEY Highways Ltd in respect of the maintenance of trunk roads with that provided by the local authorities previously responsible for this work.

S1W-18080 Maureen Macmillan: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in bringing forward a Scottish Diabetes Framework.

S1W-18081 Maureen Macmillan: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in the review of radioactive waste management policy.

 

 

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