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Section E – Written questions lodged on 28 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-30198 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many abandonment orders have been served on tenants of local authority-owned properties in each local authority in each year since 1999.

S2W-30199 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many abandonment orders served on tenants of local authority-owned properties have been rescinded in each local authority in each year since 1999.

S2W-30200 Mr Bruce McFee: To ask the Scottish Executive how many abandonment orders served on tenants of local authority-owned properties have been fully discharged in each local authority in each year since 1999.

S2W-30201 Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive why NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS) has decided to wait until the Department of Health’s National Service Framework is published in May 2008 before undertaking further work on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); why NHS QIS is not committing to developing clinical standards for COPD, and how the independence of NHS QIS is ensured, in light of these developments.

S2W-30202 Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive how many attacks there have been on hospital patients by other patients in each year since 1999, broken down by NHS board.

S2W-30203 Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it has put in place to improve the sustainability of public sector buildings.

S2W-30204 Colin Fox: To ask the Scottish Executive when it first learned of the Farepack collapse.

S2W-30205 Colin Fox: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Halifax Bank of Scotland regarding the Farepack collapse.

S2W-30206 Carolyn Leckie: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S2W-29917 by Mr Andy Kerr on 28 November 2006, what communications it has had, or intends to have, with either United Healthcare or its president, Simon Stevens.

S2W-30207 Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is aware that NHS Lothian has no funding available at the Department of Sleep Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh to provide a gum shield device for my constituent, Mr Neil Waugh, to prevent extreme snoring and that he is therefore unable to undertake his employment on train maintenance which is safety-critical, and what concerns the Executive has about this lack of funding.

S2W-30208 Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the Scottish Parliament’s decision to support amendment of the Act of Settlement 1701, whether the First Minister has any plans to discuss the issue with the Prime Minister.

S2W-30209 Carolyn Leckie: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will confirm that no further independent sector treatment centre projects will commence until the Stracathro Hospital pilot is completed, assessed and audited.

S2W-30210 Carolyn Leckie: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the signed contract with Netcare for an independent sector treatment centre at Stracathro Hospital will be placed in the public domain.

S2W-30211 Carolyn Leckie: To ask the Scottish Executive which body has the authority to place the signed contract with Netcare for an independent sector treatment centre at Stracathro Hospital in the public domain.

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