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BUSINESS BULLETIN 112 / 2000

Thursday 29 June 2000

Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 6 July 2000

 

 

Question Time

1. Dorothy-Grace Elder: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are plans to set up back pain clinics throughout the NHSiS similar to that at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. (S1O-2115)

2. Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve access to mental health crisis services. (S1O-2125)

3. Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to have discussions with Strathclyde Transport Executive regarding its plans for improving the railway network in Glasgow. (S1O-2132)

4. Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-6117 by Sarah Boyack on 26 June 2000, whether it will outline the process involved in winding up the two Scottish Transport Group pension schemes. (S1O-2149)

5. Allan Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures Historic Scotland and the National Heritage Memorial Fund have taken to develop access to culture and the built heritage. (S1O-2142)

6. Ms Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is monitoring progress in combating child poverty. (S1O-2148)

7. Mr Brian Monteith: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has met representatives of Forth Valley Health Board and Forth Valley Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to discuss their proposals for transferring maternity and other children’s services from Stirling to Falkirk. (S1O-2105)

8. Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make representations to Her Majesty's Government that ceilings should be introduced on fuel prices in areas of Scotland where it believes that monopoly conditions exist. (S1O-2103)

9. Fiona McLeod: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is receiving an appropriate equivalent amount from Her Majesty's Treasury to that allocated to the Children’s Fund in England and Wales and, if so, how much it is receiving and how it intends to spend any such funds. (S1O-2136)

10. Mr Kenneth Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making towards bringing the Ryder Cup to Scotland in 2009. (S1O-2129)

11. Mr Andrew Welsh: To ask the Scottish Executive when the report of the internal investigation into the infection of Scottish haemophilia patients via contaminated blood products will be published. (S1O-2146)

12. Kay Ullrich: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are currently on local authority waiting lists for placements in long-term care. (S1O-2104)

13. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making on the introduction of legislation which will facilitate the confiscation of assets of individuals charged with drug dealing. (S1O-2108)

14. Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources have been made available to local authorities to ensure that the necessary funds are available to strengthen bridges in order to comply with EU regulations for higher gross weight lorries. (S1O-2138)

15. Mrs Mary Mulligan: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to review the methods of selection and augment training for Children’s Panel members. (S1O-2109)

16. George Lyon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether funding will be made available to create a "ghost island" on the A83 opposite the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar. (S1O-2118)

17. Ms Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to develop transport infrastructure in the Glasgow area. (S1O-2135)

18. Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it has taken, or intends to take, in the light of the recent announcement made by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on Post Offices. (S1O-2117)

19. Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has endorsed an amended timescale for completion of the Acute Services Review in Tayside. (S1O-2110)

20. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making towards introducing legislation in respect of carers. (S1O-2147)

21. Mr John Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what information it has on any cash purchases of shellfish by foreign buyers at Scottish ports. (S1O-2101)

22. Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive who was consulted over the recently authorised decision to close Langlands, Melrose, Glenhead, Abronhill, Whitelees, St Joseph’s and Sacred Heart Primary Schools in Cumbernauld earlier than previously scheduled. (S1O-2133)

23. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are being taken to support young people in their transition from education to the workplace. (S1O-2139)

24. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what it is doing, in the light of the interim report of the task force set up to oversee the management of NHS services in Tayside, to address any current problems being faced by Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust. (S1O-2150)

25. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of Her Majesty's Government’s Defence Estates. (S1O-2126)

26. Dr Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with the Starting Well initiative for expectant mothers, babies and toddlers. (S1O-2143)

27. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met the shadow Strategic Rail Authority. (S1O-2130)

28. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is taking to promote public health in Scotland. (S1O-2123)

29. Cathie Craigie: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to introduce regulations which would allow procedures to be established to examine properly the suitability and content of literature distributed to children within the vicinity of schools. (S1O-2102)

30. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will undertake research into any impact of the Protection Of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill on traditional equestrian events such as Common Ridings, agricultural shows and point-to-points. (S1O-2112)

 
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