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Business Bulletin No. 44/2003

Thursday 6 March 2003

Section D : Oral Questions selected for answer on 13 March 2003

  

Question Time

1. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what commitment it has made to finance the proposed Borders railway. (S1O-6610)

2. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of the Out of Schools Learning funding under the New Opportunities Fund will be allocated to Scotland. (S1O-6648)

3. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what support it is giving to credit unions. (S1O-6637)

4. John Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will deliver its National Waste Strategy. (S1O-6605)

5. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on the future of the National Lottery Community Fund. (S1O-6635)

6. Kay Ullrich: To ask the Scottish Executive whether adequate resources are being applied to combat crime in North Ayrshire. (S1O-6622)

7. Mr Kenneth Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to help parents encourage young children to read. (S1O-6631)

8. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will encourage young people to become involved in enterprise. (S1O-6634)

9. Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure the early diagnosis and treatment of male cancers. (S1O-6640)

10. Mr John McAllion: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with Scottish Enterprise Tayside about encouraging enterprise and innovation in Tayside. (S1O-6614)

11. Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what assistance it is giving City of Edinburgh Council in developing a cohesive and integrated public transport system. (S1O-6641)

12. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that people with cancer have access to the information they need, when they need it. (S1O-6636)

13. Mr Tom McCabe: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve literacy in secondary schools. (S1O-6632)

14. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to alleviate student debt. (S1O-6615)

15. Karen Whitefield: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will assist the families of those suffering from substance abuse. (S1O-6626)

16. Dennis Canavan: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure a better future for Scottish football. (S1O-6624)

17. Mr Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive whether enough dentists are qualifying following the closure of the Edinburgh Dental School. (S1O-6653)

18. Donald Gorrie: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will next meet English, Welsh and Scottish Railway and what issues will be discussed. (S1O-6651)

19. Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what role school nurses will have in new community schools. (S1O-6633)

20. Cathy Peattie: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources it has made available to support the inclusion of Scottish traditional music at the Smithsonian Institution’s Folklife Festival in Washington in June 2003. (S1O-6628)

21. Tommy Sheridan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will commit more funding to support public transport projects in Glasgow than that announced for Edinburgh. (S1O-6617)

22. Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average percentage salary increases for local authority chief officers and manual workers will be in 2003-04. (S1O-6601)

23. Ms Wendy Alexander: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to promote the use of broadband services in both the public and private sectors. (S1O-6644)

24. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive whether its guns amnesty will not prevent the police following up unsolved crimes. (S1O-6602)

25. Bruce Crawford: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the licensing of genetically modified crops for commercial use. (S1O-6650)

26. George Lyon: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met Argyll and Clyde NHS Board and what issues were discussed. (S1O-6612)

27. John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has for the provision of adequate dental services in Skye. (S1O-6642)

28. David Mundell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the school closures planned by Dumfries and Galloway Council as part of its public private partnership bid are consistent with the Executive's rural development strategies. (S1O-6607)

29. Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure an adequate supply of good quality social housing. (S1O-6638)

30. Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will maintain the level of spending on the promotion of enterprise. (S1O-6647)

 

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