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Section E – Written questions lodged on 1 March 2011

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-40057 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive when the new NHS dental centre planned for Oban will be (a) constructed and (b) in use.

S3W-40058 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding increasing the level of consumer financial protection available to holidaymakers from Scotland who might be affected by travel companies entering administration.

S3W-40059 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is regarding the UK Government plans to reform the Air Travel Organisers’ Licence scheme.

S3W-40060 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time was to be issued with a wheelchair in each of the last 12 months, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-40061 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time was for a short-term wheelchair loan in each of the last 12 months, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-40062 Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are waiting to be assessed for a wheelchair, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-40063 Elizabeth Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what its best estimate is of the average carbon payback time for a wind farm development replacing forestry that has been clear felled.

S3W-40064 Elizabeth Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what estimated minimum distance is needed between a standard wind turbine and surrounding forestry, taking into account turbulence and required wind speeds.

S3W-40065 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what is being done to ensure that all school pupils have access to counselling in schools.

S3W-40066 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure that counselling in schools is integrated as a support system into the referral pathway to access psychological therapies.

S3W-40067 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what is being done to identify and support schoolchildren known to be self-harming.

S3W-40068 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in implementing the guidance identified in the 2005 report, The Mental Health of Children and Young People: A Framework for Promotion, Prevention, and Care.

S3W-40069 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive for what reason there is no national strategy for equal access to counselling in schools.

S3W-40070 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-38846 by Nicola Sturgeon on 26 January 2011, how many acute occupied bed days in NHS Tayside were attributed to patients with an alcohol-related diagnosis in the last year for which information is available.

S3W-40071 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources it makes available in the (a) Dundee Community Health Partnership and (b) Angus Community Health Partnership area to develop networks for supporting mothers who breastfeed.

S3W-40072 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much has been spent on promoting breastfeeding in each of the last three years.

S3W-40073 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive when NHS boards will be told how much will be allocated to them to fund the transfer of prison healthcare.

S3W-40074 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) pre-registration nurse and (b) midwifery intake training places there have been at the University of Dundee in each of the last three years.

S3W-40075 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people work in the third sector and what percentage is (a) male and (b) female.

S3W-40076 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the median gross weekly pay is for third sector employees, also broken down by gender.

S3W-40077 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of female employees in the third sector is in a managerial position.

S3W-40078 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of female employees in the public sector is in a managerial position.

S3W-40079 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of female employees in the private sector is in a managerial position.

S3W-40080 Bill Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have (a) sat and (b) passed exams for qualifications in British Sign Language in each year since 2007.

S3W-40081 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive what income it expects will be made from developments on the Forestry Commission Scotland estates.

S3W-40082 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive what income it expects will be made from developments on land owned by Scottish Water.

S3W-40083 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide a substantive answer to question S3W-39156, which received a holding answer on 10 February 2011.

S3W-40084 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide a substantive answer to question S3W-39157, which received a holding answer on 10 February 2011.

S3W-40085 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive who it has contracted to deliver the 2011 census and at what cost.

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