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Business Bulletin No. 183/2002

Thursday 12 December 2002

Section D : Oral Questions selected for answer on 19 December 2002

  

Question Time

1. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to improve the pay and conditions of NHS staff. (S1O-6160)

2. Mr Andrew Welsh: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it would like to see taken to reduce industrial fishing in the North Sea. (S1O-6161)

3. Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to tackle the smuggling of wildlife through Scottish ports. (S1O-6145)

4. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will introduce national standards for the youth justice system. (S1O-6141)

5. Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources it currently makes available to support bereavement counselling services for children. (S1O-6128)

6. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what success it is having in promoting the uptake of the flu vaccine. (S1O-6153)

7. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in delivering the national priorities in school education. (S1O-6156)

8. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what efforts it is making to attract major international sporting events. (S1O-6154)

9. John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations have been made to Her Majesty’s Government on the need for national grid upgrading in the Highlands to increase capacity for renewable energy. (S1O-6129)

10. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what the economic implications will be of the decision to create a single sky European air traffic control system. (S1O-6127)

11. Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive what evidence it has on the effect of Roman Catholic schools on sectarian behaviour by adults. (S1O-6130)

12. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will report on the outcome of the latest European Union Fisheries Council meeting. (S1O-6148)

13. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with the dispersal of civil service jobs and whether its timetable for such dispersal is being met. (S1O-6150)

14. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to increase support for carers. (S1O-6137)

15. Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on securing the future of fishing communities. (S1O-6134)

16. Elaine Thomson: To ask the Scottish Executive what role the new Intermediate Technology Institutes will have in encouraging new businesses and high quality jobs. (S1O-6140)

17. George Lyon: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will tackle any legal challenges to the use of the community right to buy provisions in the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. (S1O-6163)

18. Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will allocate sufficient ring-fenced funding to modernise audiology services. (S1O-6132)

19. Mr Tom McCabe: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to help reduce instances of suicide. (S1O-6139)

20. Margaret Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what response it has made to the report from the Scottish Committee of the Council of Tribunals regarding the children’s hearing system. (S1O-6131)

21. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what contingency plans it has to support fishing communities in the event of a ban on cod fishing. (S1O-6152)

22. Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making with its Safer Routes to Schools initiative. (S1O-6126)

23. Robin Harper: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to bring forward legislation to establish a register of civil partnerships in the light of the announcement by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. (S1O-6167)

24. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to reduce the number of people involved in road traffic accidents. (S1O-6144)

25. Roseanna Cunningham: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions there have been regarding passenger railway provision in the area between Dunblane and Perth. (S1O-6138)

26. Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive when digital hearing aids will be available on the NHS on the same basis as in England and Wales. (S1O-6155)

27. John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive how its plans for developing the National Waste Strategy are proceeding. (S1O-6124)

28. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive what the up-to-date plans are for the upgrading of the A8000 and the dualling of the A1. (S1O-6125)

29. Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the operation of the British cattle movement service. (S1O-6123)

30. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it expects the new BSc course in audiology to commence in the 2004-05 academic year. (S1O-6165)

 

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