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Business Bulletin No. 29/2003

Thursday 13 February 2003

Section D : Oral Questions selected for answer on 20 February 2003

  

Question Time

1. Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what means of redress are available to taxi drivers whose passengers refuse to pay legitimately incurred fares. (S1O-6484)

2. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what support is being given in order to ensure that Castle Tioram will remain an asset to tourism and culture. (S1O-6473)

3. Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of the aquaculture industry and what matters were discussed. (S1O-6468)

4. John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to maintain access routes in the light of any concerns of landowners in relation to liability for such routes. (S1O-6494)

5. Ian Jenkins: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Her Majesty’s Government about an Olympic bid and distributing planned events around the United Kingdom. (S1O-6495)

6. Brian Fitzpatrick: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will promote healthy living in schools. (S1O-6478)

7. Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive what factors will be taken into account in forthcoming decisions on the relocation of staff and offices of executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies. (S1O-6460)

8. Mr Tom McCabe: To ask the Scottish Executive how social inclusion partnerships are contributing to closing the opportunity gap. (S1O-6471)

9. Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive what guidance it gives to local authorities and NHS boards on supporting the voluntary sector. (S1O-6464)

10. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in reducing delayed discharges from hospitals. (S1O-6490)

11. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what its estimate is of the number of NHS patients that will receive treatment in other countries. (S1O-6474)

12. Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will publish the results of its roads review. (S1O-6496)

13. Bristow Muldoon: To ask the Scottish Executive when it anticipates work will commence to reinstate the rail line from Bathgate to Airdrie. (S1O-6480)

14. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve the provision of school meals. (S1O-6505)

15. Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made with the integration of refugees and asylum seekers into communities. (S1O-6497)

16. Ms Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that public buildings comply with the standard set for lead in the EC drinking water directive by December 2003. (S1O-6466)

17. Mr Brian Monteith: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Scottish Arts Council’s Youth Music Audit will be published and when it will respond to the report. (S1O-6493)

18. Cathie Craigie: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making in promoting patients’ rights in the NHS. (S1O-6507)

19. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to support improvement of the urban environment. (S1O-6476)

20. Mrs Margaret Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what support it provides for the establishment of hospices. (S1O-6488)

21. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what reductions in decision-making powers it would experience if the current draft text of the new European constitution were adopted by the European Union. (S1O-6469)

22. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is promoting healthy eating. (S1O-6482)

23. Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making in improving the provision of breakfast services to children, particularly in deprived areas. (S1O-6499)

24. Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it has made towards introducing a licensing scheme for the vendors of fireworks. (S1O-6463)

25. Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what further action it will take to improve road safety on the A84 and A85 trunk roads. (S1O-6470)

26. Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will decide in which city the new indoor football and sporting complex will be located. (S1O-6502)

27. Mr John McAllion: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met Dundee City Council to discuss proposals for investment in city schools. (S1O-6467)

28. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it has introduced to address any imbalance in the age of the population in the Scottish Borders. (S1O-6459)

29. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to tackle prejudice and crime against asylum seekers. (S1O-6472)

30. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to encourage greater voter participation in the elections in May 2003. (S1O-6481)

 

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