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BUSINESS BULLETIN 93 / 2001

Thursday 7 June 2001

Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 14 June 2001

 

 

Question Time

1. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive what support it provides to the Robert Burns World Federation. (S1O-3562)

2. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in ensuring that all scripts for this yearís school examinations will be timeously marked. (S1O-3573)

3. Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with its review of strategic planning. (S1O-3576)

4. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to market Scotlandís indigenous music abroad. (S1O-3571)

5. Cathie Craigie: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in improving the fabric and condition of school buildings. (S1O-3584)

6. Mr Gil Paterson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of North Lanarkshire Council. (S1O-3570)

7. Ian Jenkins: To ask the Scottish Executive whether its forthcoming cancer plan will include ways to raise awareness amongst health professionals and the general public of oral cancer and the importance of its early diagnosis. (S1O-3560)

8. Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to improve the pay and conditions of medical secretaries. (S1O-3581)

9. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what further action it is taking on schools anti-bullying strategies. (S1O-3578)

10. Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will announce what financial support will be made available to the Scottish National Theatre plan as outlined in the Report of the Independent Working Group, submitted to it last month. (S1O-3556)

11. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in developing joint working between the health and education sectors to improve childrenís health in schools. (S1O-3585)

12. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what forms of compensation for losses arising as a consequence of the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak will be made available to businesses in the Scottish Borders. (S1O-3564)

13. Mr John McAllion: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of any impact on the health service of the World Trade Organisationís proposals for a General Agreement on Trade in Services. (S1O-3572)

14. Miss Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many local authorities currently operate systems involving fixed penalties for people dropping litter. (S1O-3555)

15. John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions over the last 12 months Ayr Hospital has been unable to accept GP referred admissions. (S1O-3561)

16. Patricia Ferguson: To ask the Scottish Executive when the results of the research being undertaken by the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland into the effectiveness of anti-social behaviour orders will be published. (S1O-3579)

17. Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it estimates that Scotlandís rate of economic growth will reach that of the Republic of Ireland. (S1O-3568)

18. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are in place to ensure that cancer screening programmes are accurate and effective in the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. (S1O-3557)

19. Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure that streets are restored to a high standard after utilities works. (S1O-3558)

20. Maureen Macmillan: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it plans on partnership working with Her Majesty's Government following the general election. (S1O-3577)

21. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what effect the draft European Transport Regulation may have on the competitive tendering position of the Glasgow Underground and whether it will make representations to Her Majesty's Government on this matter. (S1O-3586)

22. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it has made in implementing its plans to modernise the workings of the Scottish Executive and increase its accountability. (S1O-3559)

23. Elaine Thomson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to monitor and improve the efficiency of the Procurator Fiscal Service. (S1O-3582)

24. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive what its plans are to improve childrenís safety. (S1O-3575)

25. Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what level of funding will be made available for the proposed Cairngorms National Park and whether any such funding will be utilised in a way that encourages the pursuit of sport and recreation. (S1O-3565)

26. Robin Harper: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will meet representatives of the Scottish Advisory Group for Outdoor Education to discuss the establishment of a teaching qualification in outdoor education. (S1O-3567)

27. Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it will take to promote and encourage recruitment into the teaching profession. (S1O-3574)

28. Andrew Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive what meetings it plans to have with the Irish Government and what issues will be discussed. (S1O-3580)

29. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making in improving education in Scotlandís schools. (S1O-3563)

30. Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will evaluate the impact of Freight Facilities Grants in diverting freight from road to rail. (S1O-3583)

 
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