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Business Bulletin No. 82 / 2003

Wednesday 4th June 2003

Section E : Written questions lodged on 3rd June 2003

  

Questions marked with a triangle (Δ) are initiated by the Scottish Executive in order to facilitate the provision of information to the Parliament.

S2W-602 Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on the implementation of rates relief for small rural businesses.

S2W-603 David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive what the consequences are of a local authority not electing a convener within the legally specified period.

S2W-604 Mrs Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive how many planning applications for wind farms were (a) lodged and (b) approved in the (i) Moray, (ii) Aberdeenshire and (iii) Angus council area in each of the seven years up to and including 2002.

S2W-605 Campbell Martin: To ask the Scottish Executive whether fish farmers are permitted to use the chemical formalin and, if so, how many discharge consents have been issued by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency in relation to (a) salmon, (b) trout and (c) cod farms.

S2W-606 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will participate in Diabetes Week from 8 to 14 June 2003.

S2W-607 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will next meet care home operators and what issues will be discussed.

S2W-608 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will next meet COSLA to discuss the delivery of free personal care for elderly people and each local authority's operation of eligibility procedures.

S2W-609 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to ensure uniformity of approach by each local authority in respect of access to free personal care for elderly people.

S2W-610 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive what financial support it will give to each local authority in the current financial year and each of the next three financial years for free personal care for elderly people and how many elderly people this will cover in each local authority area.

S2W-611 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to extend personal choice of care support to all aspects of care, following its news release SEhd426/2003 on 31 May 2003 about direct payments for people with disabilities.

S2W-612 Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Nicholson Committee's report on licensing laws will be published.

S2W-613 Mr Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will consider introducing subordinate legislation under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 to deter open fires in the countryside in light of recent hill and forest fires in the Highlands and, in particular, in the Ardnamurchan area.

S2W-614 Fiona Hyslop: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Physical Education Review Group is nearing completion of its report; when the review of the entry requirement to the PGCE in Physical Education is likely to begin, and how long the review will take.

S2W-615 Mr David Davidson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take in respect of binge drinking by young women in light of the Chief Medical Officer's forthcoming annual assessment.

S2W-616 Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive what information it holds on the average weekly household income in each local authority area in each of the last five years.

S2W-617 Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive what information it holds on the average weekly wage in each local authority area in each of the last five years.

S2W-618 Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time is for orthopaedic surgery in each NHS board area and how this compares with waiting times in the previous year.

S2W-619 Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive how many anti-social behaviour orders have been issued in each local authority area.

S2W-620 Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive under what circumstances a voluntary sector agency is obliged to register with the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care.

S2W-621 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how much national lottery funding has been allocated in total and per head of population in each Glasgow constituency since 1996.

S2W-622 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how much national lottery funding has been allocated in total and per head of population in each Glasgow City Council ward since 1996.

S2W-623 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how much national lottery funding has been allocated in total and per head of population to non-national organisations in each Glasgow constituency since 1996.

S2W-624 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive how much national lottery funding has been allocated in total and per head of population to non-national organisations in each Glasgow City Council ward since 1996.

S2W-625 Stewart Stevenson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients are on a waiting list to register with an NHS dentist in the Banff and Buchan area.

S2W-626 Stewart Stevenson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time is to register with an NHS dentist in the Banff and Buchan area.

 

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