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Section E – Written questions lodged on 30 October 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-28531 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to freeze direct payments is legal.

S3W-28532 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is in relation to the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to freeze direct payments.

S3W-28533 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much Housing Association Grant was awarded to each registered social landlord in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus in each of the last three financial years.

S3W-28534 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much Housing Association Grant was awarded to each registered social landlord in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus in each of the last three financial years, expressed in real terms.

S3W-28535 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive what capacity Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has to provide adult respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation treatment.

S3W-28536 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machines there are at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and when these were acquired.

S3W-28537 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many staff at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary have been trained in the provision of adult respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation treatment.

S3W-28538 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it has cost to establish extracorporeal membrane oxygenation provision at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, broken down by (a) cost of equipment and (b) associated staff costs.

S3W-28539 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive what ongoing clinical support from the unit at Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, is required for the provision of adult respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation treatment at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

S3W-28540 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the two patients who have received adult respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation treatment at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary were transferred from other NHS boards and, if so, which NHS boards.

S3W-28541 Nicol Stephen: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to increase the number of facilities that can provide adult respiratory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation treatment.

S3W-28542 Ross Finnie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many nurses specialise in the provision of fracture liaison services, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-28543 Ross Finnie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure that, after suffering a fragility fracture, individuals are identified and assessed for osteoporosis.

S3W-28544 Ross Finnie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many individuals aged (a) under 50 and (b) 50 and over have suffered a fragility fracture in each of the last five years, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-28545 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive how many wildlife crime incidents there have been since 1999, broken down by police force area.

S3W-28546 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether sites to be designated for conservation purposes under provisions in Scots or EU law are selected by the European Commission or by Scottish Natural Heritage.

S3W-28547 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the European Commission can direct the Scottish Government or Scottish Natural Heritage as to what sites they should select for designation under provisions in EU law, such as special areas of conservation.

S3W-28548 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on the provision of community hubs is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28549 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on implementing speed reductions on trunk roads is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28550 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on the implementation of a national motoring package is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28551 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on implementing workplace parking levy schemes is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28552 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on implementing bus quality contracts or bus statutory partnerships is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28553 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on increasing urban density is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28554 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on freight best practice is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28555 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on electric car technology and network development is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28556 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on implementing a national network of car clubs is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28557 Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what its budgeted or anticipated level of expenditure on cycle infrastructure investment is in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12 and (d) 2012-13.

S3W-28558 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive how many retail premises are vacant, broken down by local authority area.

S3W-28559 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of comments by the Minister for Public Health and Sport on 28 October 2009 (Official Report c. 20583), when its response to the issue of match funding will be made public.

S3W-28560 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of comments by the Minister for Public Health and Sport on 28 October 2009 (Official Report c. 20583), what organisations it has consulted on the issue of match funding.

S3W-28561 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of comments by the Minister for Public Health and Sport on 28 October 2009 (Official Report c. 20583), whether there will be fresh guidance to local authorities and community planning partnerships on match funding.

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