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Section E – Written questions lodged on 8 September 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-36137 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there have been any cases of colony collapse disorder reported with regard to Scotland’s bee population since 1999.

S3W-36138 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that colony collapse disorder is a threat to Scotland’s bee population.

S3W-36139 Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to questions S3W-35534 and S3W-35535 by Keith Brown on 23 August 2010, when it expects the chief executive of Skills Development Scotland to respond.

S3W-36140 Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide substantive answers to questions S3W-30178, S3W-30179, S3W-30180, S3W-35364 and S3W-35365.

S3W-36141 Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to its press release of 19 August 2010 on funding from Museums Galleries Scotland, how many Recognised Collections awards have been made, broken down by (a) date and (b) the body to which the award was made.

S3W-36142 Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-35568 by Kenny MacAskill on 26 August 2010, who the other justice sector colleagues are with whom arrangements exist for sharing information on a prisoner’s release.

S3W-36143 Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-35567 by Kenny MacAskill on 26 August 2010, how long prior to the release of a prisoner on temporary licence a local police force will be informed.

S3W-36144 Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what the homelessness figures are for (a) Scotland, (b) the Glasgow City Council area and (c) Glasgow Baillieston.

S3W-36145 Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding issues arising from the changes in housing benefit proposed in the UK Budget in June 2010.

S3W-36146 Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has taken measures to address homelessness in Scotland since the announcement of the UK Budget in June 2010 or is planning to do so.

S3W-36147 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive how many meetings ministers have had with the management of Scottish Opera to discuss proposals to put members of the orchestra on a part-time, 26-week contract.

S3W-36148 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether ministers plan to meet members of the orchestra of Scottish Opera to hear their concerns regarding proposed changes to their contracts.

S3W-36149 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on plans by Scottish Opera to move members of its orchestra from full-time employment to a 26-week contract.

S3W-36150 Robin Harper: To ask the Scottish Executive how much is spent per head of population on sport, fitness and leisure access, broken down by local authority, and how these compare with the Scottish and UK averages.

S3W-36151 Robin Harper: To ask the Scottish Executive how much is raised through the provision of leisure services, broken down by local authority, and how these services might be provided through the use of arm’s length service providers.

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