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BUSINESS BULLETIN 107 / 2000

Thursday 22 June 2000

Section E - Written questions lodged on 21 June 2000

 

 

S1W-8161 Margaret Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the total expenditure has been on corrective medicines for patients who have experienced side effects from prescribed drugs in each of the last five years.

S1W-8162 Margaret Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the total expenditure has been on surgery required by patients who have experienced side effects from prescribed drugs in each of the last five years.

S1W-8163 Margaret Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether a system is in place to record side effects experienced by patients from prescribed drugs.

S1W-8164 Kay Ullrich: To ask the Scottish Executive how much funding is allocated to the chronic disease management programme in Scotland annually.

S1W-8165 Kay Ullrich: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to review the chronic disease management programme.

S1W-8166 Kay Ullrich: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to evaluate the chronic disease management programme in terms of (a) value for money and (b) effectiveness in delivering self-management for people with chronic conditions, such as asthma.

S1W-8167 Dorothy-Grace Elder: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Scottish Executive has any plans to launch an intensive education and publicity campaign to counter prejudice against refugees seeking shelter in Scotland.

S1W-8168 Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive when and from whom it discovered that the control seed for the farm scale trial at Daviot contained GM contaminated seed.

S1W-8169 Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive what investigations it carried out and when to determine whether the control crop planted at Daviot might contain contaminated seed.

S1W-8171 Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-8099 by Ross Finnie on 20 June 2000, what was the specific scientific advice which it was given to allow the farm scale GM crop trial at Daviot to continue.

S1W-8172 Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-1652 by Henry McLeish on 11 May 2000, how many new posts are due to be created in the Department of Trade and Industry’s Oil and Gas Directorate offices in (a) Aberdeen, (b) Glasgow and (c) elsewhere; how many of these posts are brand new jobs; where any transferred jobs are being transferred from, and whether it will provide details on the nature of all these new jobs.

S1W-8173 Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will give the scientific basis for the issue of a licence by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency for the use of Callicide (Tefluburozuron) on salmon farms to control sea lice.

S1W-8174 Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what monitoring has been carried out by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency of the effect of the issue of a licence for the use of Callicide on the marine environment.

S1W-8175 Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to curb and investigate the alleged use of unlicensed chemicals on salmon farms to control sea lice.

S1W-8176 Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to introduce fluoridation to public water supplies and what studies or reports into the environmental impact or effect on public health have been carried out.

S1W-8177 Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list all of the firms which have received financial aid from the Scottish Enterprise Network in the last five years, specifying in each case the level of aid granted, the terms under which aid was granted and the firm’s current trading status.

S1W-8178 Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many jobs were created in the last five years by each firm which received financial assistance from the Scottish Enterprise Network in this period; how this figure compares in each case to any initial agreement concerning jobs made when the financial assistance was first agreed, and how many jobs have subsequently been lost at each of these firms.

S1W-8179 Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive how much financial aid was provided to each firm named in the Locate in Scotland Review 1999-2000 and what the terms under which the aid was provided were in each case.

S1W-8180 Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the current trading status is of each firm named in the Locate in Scotland Annual Review 1999-2000.

S1W-8181 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether engineers can fulfil public expectations in relation to the upkeep of the road network given current road maintenance levels and funding methods and, if so, why its assessment of the situation differs from that of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

S1W-8182 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will be possible for local authorities to implement the McCrone recommendations if it does not meet the costs centrally and, if so, why its assessment differs from that of CoSLA.

S1W-8183 John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide an answer to question S1W-5733, lodged on 29 March 2000.

S1W-8184 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-7671 by Susan Deacon on 20 June 2000, how many nurses who graduated from the University of Dundee of Nursing and Midwifery in spring 2000 were employed in the NHSiS.

S1W-8185 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-7671 by Susan Deacon on 20 June 2000, how many graduates of the University of Dundee School of Nursing and Midwifery have been employed by Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust and the Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust and the predecessor trusts, for each year since 1995.

S1W-8186 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive when Greenock Morton Football Club received 500,000 from the Football Trust, as referred to in its press release SE1741/2000.

S1W-8187 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what information it has on how the 500,000 received by Greenock Morton Football Club from the Football Trust has been spent.

S1W-8188 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what procedures exist for monitoring in what way funds allocated to football clubs from the Football Trust are spent.

S1W-8189 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what procedures exist for ensuring that funds allocated to football clubs from the Football Trust are spent effectively.

S1W-8190 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the package of 600,000 offered to Greenock Morton Football Club from the Football Trust and sportscotland will remain available to any future owner of the club.

S1W-8191 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what criteria football clubs must meet to be eligible for funds from the Football Trust.

S1W-8192 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what procedures were in place to monitor the ways in which the 60 million received by professional football clubs from the Football Trust during the past decade has been spent.

S1W-8193 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive what procedures were in place to ensure that the 60 million received by professional football clubs from the Football Trust during the past decade (a) was spent effectively and (b) delivered value for money for the taxpayer.

S1W-8194 Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make a statement about the Fisheries Council held on 16 June.

S1W-8195 Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the total running costs of the Scottish Executive and its agencies, or its predecessor departments, were in each of the last four years for which figures are available.

S1W-8196 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will publish the Annual Report and Accounts of the Scottish Prison Service.

 
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