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Business Bulletin No. 176/2001

Thursday 29 November 2001

Section D : Oral Questions

  

Question Time

1. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive, in view of any anticipated flooding, what preventative measures have been put in place in co-operation with local authorities and emergency services to protect life and property. (S1O-4221)

2. Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has made to Her Majesty’s government regarding the range of powers that the Scottish ministers have in relation to the New Deal. (S1O-4227)

3. Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive when it next plans to meet the Scotland Office and the Northern Ireland Executive over plans to re-establish the Campbeltown to Ballycastle ferry service. (S1O-4254)

4. Mr Kenneth Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making towards improving hospital services in Glasgow. (S1O-4260)

5. Alex Johnstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to meet representatives of Angus Council as part of the review of Scotland’s cities. (S1O-4234)

6. John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to issue similar advice to consumers to that issued by the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 23 November 2001 regarding purchasing of new refrigerators. (S1O-4233)

7. Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with its school-building programme. (S1O-4248)

8. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to develop Public/Private Partnership projects with Inverclyde Council. (S1O-4264)

9. Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Her Majesty's Government about the role of the Scottish police forces in the implementation of the forthcoming anti-terrorist legislation. (S1O-4231)

10. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve the nutritional content of the diets of children from disadvantaged communities. (S1O-4250)

11. Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to promote eco-tourism. (S1O-4241)

12. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will address any inequalities in funding for the provision of health, local government and policing in the Grampian region compared with allocations for other regions. (S1O-4240)

13. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress its Don’t Let the Bug Bite flu campaign is making. (S1O-4259)

14. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many of the 220,000 Individual Learning Accounts referred to by the First Minister on 25 October 2001 were recorded as active on 25 November 2001. (S1O-4245)

15. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it plans to accommodate additional demand in the NHS over the winter period. (S1O-4253)

16. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is seeking to improve information and communications technology in the classroom. (S1O-4255)

17. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to make a decision on the request by the Scottish Arts Council for an extra 4 million to support the funding of theatre in Scotland. (S1O-4239)

18. Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made by the National Group to Address Domestic Abuse in Scotland towards the establishment of specific issue-based working groups, as detailed in Preventing Violence Against Women: Action Across the Scottish Executive. (S1O-4235)

19. Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive whether incidence of breathing-related illness is higher than the national average in the communities of Ballingry and Lochore in Fife. (S1O-4228)

20. Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to encourage local authorities to utilise the provisions of the Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 to designate Home Zones. (S1O-4243)

21. Robin Harper: To ask the Scottish Executive what its response is to any difference in growth between the genetically modified oil-seed rape and the normal oil-seed rape with which it is being compared at the GM field trial at Roskil farm on the Black Isle. (S1O-4268)

22. Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made on the revision of the Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme so that it targets aid more effectively to peripheral areas. (S1O-4237)

23. Miss Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Executive when Part V of the Police Act 1997 will come into force. (S1O-4222)

24. Ms Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether public buildings commissioned under PFI schemes will be measured against the criteria set out in its policy on architecture published in October. (S1O-4265)

25. Karen Gillon: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is taking to reduce delay and disruption to traffic caused by road works carried out by utility companies. (S1O-4251)

26. Elaine Thomson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to support tourism in the north east, in light of the decision by a tour operator to cease flights from Aberdeen airport. (S1O-4267)

27. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to promote healthy lifestyles to improve the future health of young people. (S1O-4238)

28. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is satisfied with the practices and performance of the Student Loans Company Ltd. (S1O-4262)

29. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making in reducing the incidence of road accidents. (S1O-4247)

30. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions an education authority has sought alterations to a draft report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education on a school within that authority’s area. (S1O-4263)

 

 

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