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Business Bulletin No. 134/2001

Thursday 20 September 2001

Section D : Oral Questionsselected for answer on 27 September 2001

  

Question Time

1. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to ensure that Scottish Transport Group pension scheme members receive the maximum benefit from the group's pension fund surplus. (S1O-3840)

2. Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is currently making in the establishment of the new single water authority. (S1O-3863)

3. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are currently on NHS patient waiting lists. (S1O-3855)

4. Fiona McLeod: To ask the Scottish Executive what its definition is of a completed telecommunications mast. (S1O-3837)

5. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is planning more private prisons in the next three years. (S1O-3825)

6. Patricia Ferguson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to address the increase in the number of school exclusions following the transition from primary to secondary school. (S1O-3854)

7. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to allocate resources from the 17 million underspend in the Scottish Prison Service budget for 2000-01 to the phasing out of slopping out in prisons. (S1O-3823)

8. Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what further steps it plans to take to ensure that all vulnerable people have access to central heating. (S1O-3824)

9. Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how it compiled the information contained in the first Home Energy Conservation Act progress report to the Parliament. (S1O-3848)

10. Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has considered the report by Dr Andrew Walker into hospital-acquired infections and what action it proposes to take as a result. (S1O-3843)

11. Alex Johnstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it can take to assist Alpine Cold Stores Ltd. in upgrading the facilities at the former Christian Salvesen plant in Dundee in order to ensure that the plant meets EU Waste Water Regulation requirements. (S1O-3853)

12. Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in implementing flexible and family friendly policies for NHS staff. (S1O-3858)

13. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to improve services for people suffering from lung diseases. (S1O-3833)

14. Ms Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the EC Regulations currently under consideration by the European Parliament on the award of public service contracts in passenger transport and what representations it has made or plans to make to the European Parliament regarding these regulations. (S1O-3832)

15. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what financial support is available to local authorities who are seeking to use Public/Private Partnerships for school improvement projects. (S1O-3835)

16. Ms Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps the NHS is taking to consult service users on the design and layout of patient facilities in new build hospitals. (S1O-3847)

17. Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to increase the number of visually impaired people voting in local elections. (S1O-3826)

18. Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether Private Finance Initiative and Public/Private Partnership projects offer Best Value to Scotland's citizens. (S1O-3838)

19. Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive how the welfare of children in families affected by alcohol abuse is being addressed following the publication of Getting our Priorities Right. (S1O-3822)

20. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to improve clinical governance in the health service. (S1O-3844)

21. Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive how many cases of Waardenburg Syndrome have been identified in each of the last five years. (S1O-3834)

22. Karen Gillon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in enabling initial teacher training to be undertaken by distance learning. (S1O-3818)

23. Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in improving educational provision for looked-after children. (S1O-3850)

24. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with NHS staff and their representatives regarding NHS pay modernisation and what progress has been made on this matter. (S1O-3861)

25. Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to improve the availability of dental treatment services in Grampian. (S1O-3839)

26. Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to increase the accountability of its Inquiry Reporters Unit to the Parliament. (S1O-3841)

27. Mike Watson: To ask the Scottish Executive what financial support is currently available for repairs to, and replacement of, school buildings. (S1O-3856)

28. Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it supports the proposals for development of the Fort William waterfront. (S1O-3827)

29. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to improve services on the east coast mainline. (S1O-3846)

30. Mr John McAllion: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with local authority representatives in relation to the provision of care in the community. (S1O-3836)

 

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