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Business Bulletin No. 88 / 2003

Thursday 12th June 2003

Section D : Oral questions selected for answer on 19 June 2003

  

Question Time

1. Mr Brian Monteith: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Minister for Justice will next visit the Stirling district and whom she will meet there. (S2O-246)

2. Ms Wendy Alexander: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is helping people from deprived communities to participate in creative cultural activity. (S2O-231)

3. Mr Rob Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will publish details of payments made to farmers and crofters under the less-favoured areas support scheme for 2003. (S2O-204)

4. Colin Fox: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will remove charges for NHS prescriptions, in light of plans to do so in Wales. (S2O-206)

5. Margo MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to widen access to minority sports. (S2O-222)

6. Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will commence a review of prescription charges for people with chronic health conditions and young people in full-time education or training. (S2O-251)

7. Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will respond to criticisms of prison conditions made by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland. (S2O-219)

8. Chris Ballance: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of its transport budget will be spent on public transport in each year of this parliamentary session. (S2O-227)

9. Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what further progress has been made in negotiations with Her Majesty’s Government about payments of financial assistance to those infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood and blood products while undergoing NHS treatment. (S2O-229)

10. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will extend the time limit for commencement of High Court cases beyond 110 days. (S2O-214)

11. John Swinburne: To ask the Scottish Executive whether children’s relatives are entitled to receive remuneration in respect of fostering them. (S2O-221)

12. Mr John Home Robertson: To ask the Scottish Executive what its policy is on transportation by road of large volumes of waste to landfill sites. (S2O-218)

13. Shiona Baird: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has set any targets for kerbside recycling. (S2O-228)

14. Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether Seroxat will be withdrawn from use in the treatment of depression. (S2O-207)

15. Rosie Kane: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding is being allocated to the Scottish Infection Standards and Strategy Group. (S2O-241)

16. Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is in the public interest to vary the interdict granted to Tony Freeman of Solutions RMC preventing Robert Winter of Breast Cancer Research (Scotland) from divulging any information pertaining to Solutions RMC’s business, finances, products, dealings, transactions or affairs to any third party. (S2O-199)

17. Alex Johnstone: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will next meet representatives of Angus Council to discuss the A92 Dundee to Arbroath upgrading and Montrose Bridge replacement projects. (S2O-209)

18. Mr Ted Brocklebank: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Fife NHS Board about the future of Stratheden Hospital, Cupar. (S2O-220)

19. Mr Mark Ruskell: To ask the Scottish Executive what contact the Scottish Community Renewable Initiative has had with the local community in the Gairloch area about the proposed Shieldaig hydroelectric generation scheme. (S2O-225)

20. Mr Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to widen access to higher education. (S2O-236)

21. Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take following the publication of the Scottish European Pollutant Register by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency. (S2O-226)

22. Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Dumfries and Galloway Tourist Board will receive the third tranche of foot-and-mouth disease recovery funding. (S2O-212)

23. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what strategic planning is taking place on co-ordinating public transport access to hospitals. (S2O-197)

24. Dr Jean Turner: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to set up a national hospital beds inquiry. (S2O-201)

25. Mark Ballard: To ask the Scottish Executive what the current position is on its plans to reduce road traffic to 2001 levels by 2021. (S2O-224)

26. Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take, or direct be taken, to ensure equity of access to DEXA scanning throughout all NHS board areas, in light of the publication of Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network guideline 71, Management of osteoporosis. (S2O-198)

27. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the Strategic Rail Authority and ScotRail about the future of rural railways. (S2O-239)

28. Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review industrial relations in the further education sector. (S2O-210)

29. Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Dumfries and Galloway NHS Board about the provision of dental services. (S2O-202)

30. Bill Aitken: To ask the Scottish Executive how many cases not proceeded with by procurators fiscal in 2002-03 were in respect of (a) non-endorsable road traffic offences, (b) road traffic offences endorsable and subject to disqualification under "totting up", (c) disqualifiable motoring offences, (d) offences against property, (e) offences against the person and (f) offences involving the misuse of drugs. (S2O-213)

 

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