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Section E – Written questions lodged on 6 January 2009

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

Questions in which a member has indicated a declarable interest are marked with an "R".

S3W-19432 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will publish all the advice that Scottish ministers received on the case for the Inverness trunk link route in preparation for its decision not to include any part of the route between the A9 and A82 in the Strategic Transport Projects Review.

S3W-19434 John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to introduce a national policy on the dumping of treated sewerage.

S3W-19435 John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to introduce guidelines on the permitted quantities of treated sewerage that can be dumped.

S3W-19436 John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive where treated sewerage has been dumped in Scotland in the last 10 years.

S3W-19437 John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what the annual cost would be of extending the national concessionary fares scheme to include all demand-responsive community transport.

S3W-19438 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive what contribution it will make to the purchase of the Titian painting from the Duke of Sutherland and from which budget.

S3W-19439 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive what it estimates the average waiting time is between order and execution of measures to improve energy efficiency through (a) cavity and (b) roof insulation in schemes supported by public funds.

S3W-19440 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive when a decision will be made on the proposed relocation of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) from Dalkeith.

S3W-19441 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) offices in Midlothian play an important role in providing employment in the county.

S3W-19442 Patricia Ferguson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the ministerial visits made to the Glasgow Maryhill constituency since 17 May 2007, showing which other MSPs or ministers were in attendance and broken down by (a) ministerial portfolio, (b) venue, (c) date and (d) purpose of visit.

S3W-19443 Hugh O’Donnell: To ask the Scottish Executive how much the private sector has contributed to the redevelopment of the Ravenscraig site in Lanarkshire in each year since the inception of the redevelopment project.

S3W-19444 Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to address problems experienced recently at Wick Airport owing to staff shortages.

S3W-19445 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that providing communities with more information about localised crime patterns and hotspots is beneficial to (a) local communities and (b) police forces.

S3W-19446 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to make available to communities in Scotland neighbourhood crime maps, as introduced in England and Wales by the Home Office on 6 January 2009.

S3W-19447 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what work it is undertaking to improve public awareness of local crime-fighting activity.

S3W-19448 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what work it is undertaking to improve public awareness of the levels of burglary, robbery, theft, vehicle crime, violent crime and antisocial behaviour in local communities.

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