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Business Bulletin No. 159/2002

Thursday 7 November 2002

Section D : Oral Questions selected for answer on 14 November 2002

  

Question Time

1. Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will meet representatives of local community groups campaigning for the upgrading to dual carriageway status of the A9 trunk road between Perth and Inverness. (S1O-5856)

2. Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will assist secondary school pupils in 5th and 6th year to strike the correct balance between work and school. (S1O-5857)

3. Mr Lloyd Quinan: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure that local authorities involve service users in the setting up and maintenance of their direct payment services. (S1O-5855)

4. Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will report on the progress of drug courts. (S1O-5897)

5. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive when the designation order to establish the Cairngorms National Park will be laid before the Parliament. (S1O-5889)

6. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what further funding it will provide for road safety initiatives for children. (S1O-5902)

7. Mr Keith Harding: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with COSLA and others about local authority pension funds. (S1O-5868)

8. Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are being introduced to encourage school headteachers to work together and share best practice. (S1O-5898)

9. Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to review the contents of guidance on the 5-14 curriculum. (S1O-5865)

10. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to tackle hospital-acquired infections. (S1O-5896)

11. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with the Smart, Successful Scotland strategy through supporting the work of Scottish Enterprise. (S1O-5901)

12. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has received from the Scottish Football Association about funding for the Football Partnership. (S1O-5890)

13. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to encourage growth of the credit union and community banking movement. (S1O-5891)

14. Alex Johnstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what the benefits are for local authorities of using PPP schemes in the construction of new school buildings. (S1O-5881)

15. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with the review of audiology services. (S1O-5867)

16. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in the NHS through the Centre for Change and Innovation. (S1O-5875)

17. Mr Gil Paterson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it plans to respond to recent attacks on emergency services staff. (S1O-5879)

18. Mr Alasdair Morrison: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is ensuring that people in the Highlands and Islands are being included in the consultation on the future of air services. (S1O-5903)

19. Mr Tom McCabe: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the number of Ecstasy-related deaths in 2001 in Scotland compared with England and Wales. (S1O-5894)

20. Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will next meet Dundee City Council and what issues will be raised. (S1O-5874)

21. Elaine Thomson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to tackle delayed discharge. (S1O-5900)

22. Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to introduce a moratorium on GM crop trials. (S1O-5883)

23. Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is introducing to prevent further job losses in Ayrshire. (S1O-5878)

24. George Lyon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will consider amending the tiered testing proposals for amnesic shellfish poisoning in scallops, in view of concerns from the scallop industry. (S1O-5892)

25. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will give an update on progress on the joint bid with Ireland to host the European Football Championships in 2008. (S1O-5893)

26. Mr Keith Raffan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make an announcement about the proposed boundaries of, and planning powers for, the Cairngorms National Park. (S1O-5877)

27. Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take as part of its strategy against poverty that would result in an improvement in the disposable income of households in Glasgow. (S1O-5873)

28. Ms Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether local authorities are required to report the results of environmental impact assessments on proposals for new or extended landfill sites for hazardous waste. (S1O-5860)

29. Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any concerns about the level of voids in local authority housing. (S1O-5885)

30. Mr Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there will be no more rough sleepers by 1 May 2003. (S1O-5888)

 

 

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