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Business Bulletin No. 2/2003

Tuesday 7 January 2003

Section D : Oral Questions selected for answer on 9 January 2003

  

Question Time

1. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will be in a position to give completion dates for the upgrading of the A8000 and the dualling of the A1. (S1O-6173)

2. Cathie Craigie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve services for young people in secure accommodation. (S1O-6201)

3. Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to aid fishing communities. (S1O-6211)

4. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is tackling fraud within the NHS. (S1O-6188)

5. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made towards providing free portable oxygen on the NHS. (S1O-6178)

6. Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to reform Scottish Screen. (S1O-6194)

7. Nicola Sturgeon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made towards implementation of the new contracts for NHS consultants. (S1O-6210)

8. Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of Network Rail and what issues were discussed. (S1O-6184)

9. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what alternatives to the fluoridation of the water supply it is considering to improve oral health. (S1O-6202)

10. Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive whether assimilation of children of asylum seekers into the state education sector has been monitored. (S1O-6172)

11. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to promote safe sex amongst teenagers. (S1O-6196)

12. Mr Tom McCabe: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it has taken to improve the educational attainment of looked after children. (S1O-6192)

13. John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it has taken to tackle drink driving over the festive period. (S1O-6181)

14. Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of fishermen and what subjects were discussed. (S1O-6185)

15. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what financial support will be made available to the fishing industry in 2003. (S1O-6203)

16. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to encourage more tourist attractions to accept payment in the euro, US dollars and other foreign currencies. (S1O-6179)

17. Kate Maclean: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent action it has taken to tackle racism. (S1O-6197)

18. John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to amend Part 5 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000. (S1O-6171)

19. Fiona Hyslop: To ask the Scottish Executive what consideration it is giving to the environmental impact on the area in and around Fauldhouse in West Lothian of the number of opencast coal mining and landfill planning applications in the area. (S1O-6205)

20. Ian Jenkins: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any plans to revise the formula that allocates funding in respect of the McCrone settlement to local authorities. (S1O-6182)

21. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with NHS boards about the reorganisation of acute services. (S1O-6177)

22. Richard Lochhead: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions are planned with the fishing industry regarding the outcome of the December meeting of the EU fisheries council. (S1O-6209)

23. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it anticipates any changes to the rules governing the signposting of tourist attractions on motorways and trunk roads. (S1O-6174)

24. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to make any spending proposals without identifying how they will be paid for. (S1O-6190)

25. Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in improving services for young runaways. (S1O-6200)

26. Bill Aitken: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Glasgow Housing Association has met the conditions set down for the housing stock transfer. (S1O-6176)

27. Miss Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Executive what use is made of the record of house prices held by Registers of Scotland to inform the provision of data relating to the economy. (S1O-6187)

28. Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had regarding the dispersal of jobs in its departments and executive agencies to south-west Scotland. (S1O-6191)

29. Robert Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how the extension by Her Majesty's Government of the consultation on the future development of air transport will affect Scotland. (S1O-6183)

30. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it has made in discussions with Her Majesty's Government on uprating the threshold for payment for student loans and the graduate endowment. (S1O-6204)

First Minister's Question Time

1. Mr John Swinney: To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Scottish Executive's Cabinet. (S1F-2377)

2. David McLetchie: To ask the First Minister when he next plans to meet the Secretary of State for Scotland and what issues he intends to discuss. (S1F-2384)

3. Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Executive will take to minimise the impact of job losses in the Inverclyde electronics industry on workers, their families and the wider economy and community. (S1F-2391)

4. Andrew Wilson: To ask the First Minister what advice the Scottish Executive has received from officials about government records over 30 years old that have been, or will be, released in January 2003 under the Public Records Acts 1958 and 1967. (S1F-2375)

5. Angus MacKay: To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Executive has any plans to strengthen sentencing policy in relation to weapons of violence. (S1F-2389)

6. Nora Radcliffe: To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Executive is taking in respect of potential removal of insurance cover for homes at risk of flooding and whether any representations are being made to representative bodies of the insurance industry in order to highlight any different circumstances in Scotland. (S1F-2394)

 

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