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Section E – Written questions lodged on 15 January 2010

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-30776 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at the Moray House School of Education.

S3W-30777 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at Jordanhill College of Education.

S3W-30778 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at the Stirling Institute of Education.

S3W-30779 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at the University of Dundee School of Education, Social Work and Community Education.

S3W-30780 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at the University of Aberdeen School of Education.

S3W-30781 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at the University of Glasgow Faculty of Education.

S3W-30782 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact of the reduction in the budget for initial teacher education will be on the number of places at the University of the West of Scotland School of Education.

S3W-30783 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the audit procedure is to ensure that universities use Scottish Funding Council funds for initial teacher education entirely for that purpose.

S3W-30784 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether ministers are confident that universities use funds earmarked by the Scottish Funding Council for initial teacher education for that purpose.

S3W-30785 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is aware of any plans by the University of Edinburgh to sell off land on the Moray House School of Education campus.

S3W-30786 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is aware of any plans by the University of Strathclyde to sell off land on the Jordanhill College of Education campus.

S3W-30787 Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive how many reports it has received from the Scottish Law Commission in each year since 1999; with regard to how many reports the recommendations have been implemented, and what action it has taken or proposes to take in relation to those reports with regard to which the recommendations have not been implemented.

S3W-30788 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding has been provided to Scottish Development International in each year since its creation.

S3W-30789 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive for what reason Scottish Development International’s annual accounts do not appear to be in the public domain.

S3W-30790 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide details of (a) the structure, broken down by (i) directorate or department and (ii) senior staff, and (b) remuneration levels for (i) senior staff and (ii) board members of Scottish Development International.

S3W-30791 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive how the performance of Scottish Development International is monitored.

S3W-30792 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what companies attended the recent Scottish Development International trade mission to Israel and what the cost of the mission was.

S3W-30793 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what Scottish Development International’s standard procedures are for the setting up and delivery of trade missions.

S3W-30794 Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what involvement Scottish Development International has in Thistle Healthcare Ltd’s proposed visit to Israel in February 2010.

S3W-30795 Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-12475 by Nicola Sturgeon on 9 May 2008, when it now expects the new community hospital in Girvan to be completed.

S3W-30796 Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-12475 by Nicola Sturgeon on 9 May 2008, what the reason is for the delay in completing the new community hospital in Girvan.

S3W-30797 Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-12475 by Nicola Sturgeon on 9 May 2008, when it expects the new community hospital in Girvan to be fully operational.

S3W-30798 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-29561 by John Swinney on 8 December 2009, whether tenants of local authority-owned allotments are required to institute legal proceedings to establish the legality of a local authority-made rule or device regulating the letting of allotments.

S3W-30799 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S3W-28237 and S3W-29561 by John Swinney on 4 November and 8 December 2009 respectively, whether it is content that all local authorities are operating and managing their allotments with proper legal authority.

S3W-30800 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S3W-28237 and S3W-29561 by John Swinney on 4 November and 8 December 2009 respectively, what discussions it has had with local authorities in the last 10 years regarding the legal authority with which they are operating and managing their allotments.

S3W-30801 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S3W-28237 and S3W-29561 by John Swinney on 4 November and 8 December 2009 respectively, whether it will issue fresh guidance on the responsibilities and obligations of local authorities in relation to section 6(1) of the Allotments (Scotland) Act 1892 and take steps to ensure that all local authorities comply with all aspects of allotments legislation.

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