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Section E – Written questions lodged on 3 November 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-28600 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will extend the call-up age for cancer screening to 73 years at the upper end and 47 years at the lower end, as is being done in England.

S3W-28601 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to increase the take-up rate of breast screening.

S3W-28602 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has undertaken an analysis of take-up levels in areas of deprivation for breast screening.

S3W-28603 Patricia Ferguson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will extend the deadline for completion of work being funded by the Town Centre Regeneration Fund in light of the delay in announcing the second round of funding.

S3W-28604 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there is a specific date for construction work to start on the Waverley railway line.

S3W-28605 Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive when it anticipates that the construction contract for the Waverley railway line will be awarded.

S3W-28606 Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive what public authorities offer staff the opportunity to donate blood at organised group sessions and whether such staff continue to be paid while taking time to donate blood.

S3W-28607 Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive in which NHS board areas specialist care for people with anorexia nervosa is offered.

S3W-28608 Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive how long the waiting list is for each centre offering specialist care to people with anorexia nervosa.

S3W-28609 Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive whether people with anorexia nervosa are routinely screened for osteoporosis.

S3W-28610 Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive whether people with anorexia nervosa are given bone-strengthening medication as part of their treatment.

S3W-28611 Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of people most at risk in the Lothians region received a flu vaccination in 2008-09.

S3W-28612 Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how many times urinary tract infections have been detected in hospitals in the Lothians region in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) hospital and (b) age group of patient.

S3W-28613 Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions police have been called into schools in the Lothians region to deal with incidents impacting on (a) teachers and staff and (b) pupils in each of the last three years, broken down by local authority area.

S3W-28614 Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive which NHS boards have requested derogation from the European working time directive; for how many posts, and for how long.

S3W-28615 Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many derogations have been granted to NHS boards; for what posts, and for how long.

S3W-28616 Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to ensure that full-time junior medical staff who already work 48 hours per week are not additionally employed as NHS locums.

S3W-28617 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it supports the recommendation of the Joint Business Council of Irish Business and Employers Confederation and the Confederation of British Industry (Northern Ireland) that there should be an integration of the Irish Single Electricity Market and British Electricity Trading and Transmission Arrangements.

S3W-28618 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with ministers of the (a) UK Government, (b) Government of the Republic of Ireland, (c) Northern Ireland Executive and (d) Welsh Assembly Government regarding the integration of the Irish Single Electricity Market and British Electricity Trading and Transmission Arrangements.

S3W-28619 Jackson Carlaw: To ask the Scottish Executive how many paediatric intensive care beds there have been in each month since May 2007 and how many were (a) occupied and (b) vacant during each month.

S3W-28620 Jackson Carlaw: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it cost to police (a) Glasgow Airport and (b) Glasgow Prestwick Airport in the most recent full year for which figures are available and from whose budgets these costs were met.

S3W-28621 Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many home repossessions there have been in each of the last five years, broken down by local authority area.

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