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Business Bulletin No. 15/2003

Friday 24 January 2003

Section E : Written questions lodged on 23 January 2003

  

Questions marked with a triangle () are initiated by the Scottish Executive in order to facilitate the provision of information to the Parliament.

S1W-33393 Ms Wendy Alexander: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-32813 by Iain Gray on 17 January 2003, on what dates its study of rail links to Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, the Clyde Corridor Transportation Study and the Braehead Fixed Links study by the Strathclyde Passenger Transport Executive will report.

S1W-33394 Ms Wendy Alexander: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-31831 by Ms Margaret Curran on 13 January 2003, where in the Renfrewshire Council area the 1,033 new homes financed with 42.205 million worth of investment from Communities Scotland have been, or will be, built.

S1W-33395 Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-32864 by Mr Jim Wallace on 17 January 2003, what action is in hand to try to improve the consistency with which data on assaults on police officers is collected; whether such action will include measures to ensure the collection of reliable, consistent and comparable data on assaults on ambulance personnel and fire crews, and when recommendations on the collection of such data will be made to the appropriate agencies.

S1W-33396 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how often the ad hoc Committee of Ministers on Flooding has met; what matters it has discussed, and what decisions and conclusions it has reached.

S1W-33397 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to my supplementary question to question S1F-2273 by Mr Jack McConnell on 21 November 2002, when the First Minister will provide me with a written response regarding European funding.

S1W-33398 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-31676 by Mr Jim Wallace on 26 November 2002, whether the ad hoc Committee of Ministers on Flooding now plans to invite witnesses to give evidence and, if so, which witnesses have been, or will be, called.

S1W-33399 Mr Gil Paterson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many supervised residential accommodation places for sex offenders are available in each local authority area.

S1W-33400 Ms Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive how many planning applications have been determined by its Inquiry Reporters Unit in each year since 1999 and how many of these determinations have been in favour of the applicant.

S1W-33401 Ms Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive how many planning applications have been referred to its Inquiry Reporters Unit in each year since 1999.

S1W-33402 Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive when it intends to publish the draft bill on local authority governance.

S1W-33403 Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to bring forward proposals for juvenile safety orders as piloted by Strathclyde Police in Hamilton during 1999 and 2000.

S1W-33404 Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive how many services in the Grampian NHS Board area have been transferred from local hospitals to centralised services in Aberdeen or Inverness; what reduction in expenditure this process has realised, and what assistance is being offered to patients that need to travel to centralised facilities.

S1W-33405 John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are employed in the construction industry under the (a) New Deal only and (b) modern apprenticeship scheme only.

S1W-33406 Brian Fitzpatrick: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting times in weeks were, and how many patients were waiting for, a first appointment in the (a) child dental health, (b) conservation, (c) oral medicine, (d) oral surgery, (e) orthodontics, (f) periodontology and (g) prosthodontics department of the Glasgow Dental Hospital on or around (i) 31 July 2002, (ii) 31 0ctober 2002 and (iii) the most recent date for which figures are available.

S1W-33407 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to address hospital accommodation for doctors, in the light of the recent Hospital Doctor survey reporting that 76% of doctors believe that their living arrangements are "poor" or "very poor".

S1W-33408 George Lyon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is now in a position to announce a package of financial assistance for fisheries-dependent communities.

 

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