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Section E – Written questions lodged on 2 November 2006

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

S2W-29437 Mr Andrew Welsh: To ask the Scottish Executive what (a) funding and (b) other support it or its agencies have given to sports organisations in each year since 1999, broken down by sport.

S2W-29443 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many student bursaries were awarded in the (a) Argyll and Bute and (b) West Dunbartonshire local authority area in each year since 2003-04 and what the total value was of these bursaries.

S2W-29444 Derek Brownlee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many copies of Future European Structural Funds Programmes in Lowlands and Uplands Scotland 2007-2013 were printed; to whom they were distributed, and what the cost was of (a) design, (b) printing and (c) distribution.

S2W-29445 Derek Brownlee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many copies of Future European Structural Funds Programmes in Highlands and Islands 2007-2013 were printed; to whom they were distributed, and what the cost was of (a) design, (b) printing and (c) distribution.

S2W-29446 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive how many residential drug rehabilitation places there have been in each year since 1999.

S2W-29447 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the installation specification for the central heating programme, previously administered by Eaga Partnership Ltd, has changed since the contract was awarded to Scottish Gas.

S2W-29448 Margaret Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what procedures are in place with regard to notifying the police of patients who have gone missing from NHS hospitals.

S2W-29449 Murray Tosh: To ask the Scottish Executive, following the announcement by the Minister for Transport, during the debate on the Elgin Bypass on 21 September 2006, that a liaison officer with specific responsibility for Elgin and Moray has been appointed by Transport Scotland (Official Report, c. 27876), whether it will publish the names and contact details of all liaison officers in Transport Scotland, giving details of the local authority areas or trunk road corridors for which they are responsible.

S2W-29450 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive when the new prison at Addiewell will be ready for use.

S2W-29451 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects that a decision will be made on the planning application appeal in respect of HM Prison Low Moss.

S2W-29452 Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is taking steps to increase the availability of prisoner places, in light of an anticipated rise in numbers of prisoners.

S2W-29453 Margaret Mitchell: To ask the Scottish Executive how many cases have been referred to the appeal court in each of the last five years as a result of new or newly discovered facts that show, beyond reasonable doubt, that there has been a miscarriage of justice.

S2W-29454 Margaret Mitchell: To ask the Scottish Executive how many cases have been referred to the appeal court in each of the last five years as a result of a wrongful conviction or charge arising from serious default on the part of a member of a police force or some other public authority.

S2W-29455 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what financial support it provides to each local authority for the provision of Dial-A-Journey services.

S2W-29456 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many disabled adults there are in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus, also expressed as a percentage of the local adult population they comprise.

S2W-29457 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many disabled adults there are in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus, broken down by age-range and also expressed as a percentage of the local adult population.

S2W-29458 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many disabled adults there are in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus, broken down by gender.

S2W-29459 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people over the age of 75 it estimates are visually impaired.

S2W-29460 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people over the age of 75 it estimates are deaf or hard of hearing.

S2W-29461 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many housing developments have been undertaken on regeneration sites since 1999, broken down by local authority area.

S2W-29462 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many properties have been build on regeneration sites since 1999, broken down by type of property, also indicating how many were for (a) social housing and (b) private purchase.

S2W-29463 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many bungalows have been built in Scotland since 1999 either for social housing or private purchase.

S2W-29464 Mike Pringle: To ask the Scottish Executive how much money has been recovered by the Civil Recovery Unit and the Criminal Confiscation Unit and what their running costs have been since introduction.

S2W-29465 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the childhood immunisation rates for Angus Community Health Partnership have been in the last quarter for which the information is available.

S2W-29466 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the childhood immunisation rates for Aberdeenshire Community Health Partnership have been in the last quarter for which the information is available.

S2W-29467 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the childhood immunisation rates for Dundee Community Health Partnership have been in the last quarter for which the information is available.

S2W-29468 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many awards of Education Maintenance Allowance have been made in (a) Angus and (b) Aberdeenshire in 2005-06 and what total amounts were paid in each area.

S2W-29469 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have been in employment in (a) Angus and (b) Aberdeenshire in each year since 1999.

S2W-29470 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many providers of unpaid care there are estimated to be in (a) Angus and (b) Aberdeenshire.

S2W-29471 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many economically inactive people there are in (a) Angus and (b) Aberdeenshire and what proportion of the 15 to 65-year-old population of each area they represent.

S2W-29472 Derek Brownlee: To ask the Scottish Executive which of its officials the members of the Independent Budget Review Group have met since the submission of the report of that group to ministers, and on which dates these meetings occurred.

S2W-29473 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it is spending on the Measure Up awareness campaign on the possible link between waist measurement and a risk of diabetes.

S2W-29474 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of obese adults have been diagnosed as having diabetes, broken down (a) by gender and (b) into age range (i) 16 to 24, (ii) 25 to 34, (iii) 35 to 44, (iv) 45 to 54, (v) 55 to 64, (vi) 65 to 74 and (vii) 75 and over.

S2W-29475 Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive how many NHS (a) beds and (b) places on treatment programmes are available for the treatment of alcohol addiction.

S2W-29476 Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive how many methadone-related deaths there have been in each year since 1990, broken down by local authority area.

S2W-29477 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many barrier-free and wheelchair-accessible properties have been built in each year since 1999, broken down by local authority.

S2W-29478 Stewart Stevenson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) males and (b) females have been (i) prosecuted and (ii) convicted of sectarian violence in each year since 1999, broken down by age and police force area.

S2W-29479 Stewart Stevenson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many incidents of sectarian violence have been reported in each year since 1999, broken down by police force area.

S2W-29480 Chris Ballance: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S2W-28788 by Ms Patricia Ferguson on 11 October 2006, how many of the celebrations of the birth of the Scottish civil engineer, Thomas Telford, that the Executive is part funding, will take place in his birthplace, Westerkirk, Langholm.

S2W-29481 Chris Ballance: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the celebrations of the birth of Scottish civil engineer, Thomas Telford, should be supported in his birthplace and whether it will support the Telford anniversary group committee in Eskdale and, if so, in what way.

S2W-29482 Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive how much funding has been provided to the Institute for System Level Integration since it was founded, broken down by financial year.

S2W-29483 Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive what targets it has agreed with the Institute for System Level Integration in order to meet the Executive’s objectives.

S2W-29484 Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive what the current level of surplus held by Ofgem from the Scottish fossil fuel levy, yet to be transferred to the Scottish Consolidated Fund, is.

S2W-29485 Ms Maureen Watt: To ask the Scottish Executive how many hit-and-run incidents have been recorded in each police board area in each year since 1999.

S2W-29486 Ms Maureen Watt: To ask the Scottish Executive how many convictions for hit-and-run incidents there have been in each police board area in each year since 1999.

S2W-29487 Ms Maureen Watt: To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) driver deaths, (b) pedestrian deaths, (c) motorcyclist deaths, (d) cyclist deaths, (e) driver injuries, (f) pedestrian injuries, (g) motorcyclist injuries, (h) cyclist injuries and (i) non-fatal or injurious road accidents there have been in each police board area since 1999.

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