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Business Bulletin No. 172 / 2003

Thursday 11th December 2003

Section D : Oral questions selected for answer on Thursday 18th December 2003

  

Question Time

1. Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to address head lice infection. (S2O-973)

2. Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to review the definition of household income used in the Scottish Household Condition Survey. (S2O-990)

3. Paul Martin: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve support to those involved in the child adoption process. (S2O-993)

4. Colin Fox: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there has been any extra workload for ambulance services in the Lothians following the opening of the new Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, and, if so, how this is affecting patient care. (S2O-969)

5. Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive what conclusions were drawn from the visit by the Minister for Transport to Maybole on Monday 8 December. (S2O-962)

6. John Swinburne: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has made any representations to energy companies on reducing charges for services to senior citizens. (S2O-964)

7. Mr Mark Ruskell: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it will take in relation to activity that results in avoidable releases of radioactivity to the marine environment. (S2O-1000)

8. Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any plans to increase the level of funding allocated to Strathclyde Police to take account of any particular pressures of policing the city of Glasgow. (S2O-958)

9. Janis Hughes: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to raise awareness of the dangers of drug-assisted sexual assault. (S2O-991)

10. Chris Ballance: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the energy legislation announced in the Queen's Speech. (S2O-999)

11. Shiona Baird: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will publish its green jobs strategy. (S2O-997)

12. Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in tackling drugs crime through its drugs court pilots. (S2O-971)

13. Alex Johnstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to promote the resumption of the calf trade to the European mainland. R (S2O-1006)

14. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is supporting and promoting contemporary visual arts throughout Scotland. (S2O-970)

15. Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress NHS boards are making towards ensuring that, once the new GP contract commences, out-of-hours cover in remote areas is maintained at current levels or enhanced. (S2O-1011)

16. Alex Fergusson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to ensure that all NHS boards issue prompt responses to the report of the short life working group on myalgic encephalomyelitis. (S2O-1013)

17. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to introduce legislation to ensure that the crime of male rape is covered by Scots law. (S2O-1002)

18. Mr Alasdair Morrison: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the draft constitution for Europe in relation to Scotland's fishing industry. (S2O-989)

19. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what specific provision for children with autism will be made as a result of the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill. (S2O-976)

20. Kate Maclean: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to promote youth football. (S2O-992)

21. Frances Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on multinational companies having access to schools through sponsorship and advertising. (S2O-980)

22. Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive what additional measures it will now take to end child poverty in Scotland. (S2O-967)

23. Eleanor Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking regarding the harmful effects of hormone-disrupting chemicals and other toxic chemicals in the environment. (S2O-998)

24. Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with VisitScotland and the Scottish Borders Tourist Board in respect of boosting tourism in the Borders. (S2O-995)

25. Mr Stewart Maxwell: To ask the Scottish Executive what its responsibilities are in respect of the Scottish Prison Service. (S2O-963)

26. Pauline McNeill: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has received with regard to Greater Glasgow NHS Board's maternity services review. (S2O-1004)

27. Jeremy Purvis: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on whether there should be a maximum time or distance limit within which people can access consultant-led maternity services. (S2O-987)

28. Mark Ballard: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking, or planning to take, to comply with the terms of the Aarhus Convention. (S2O-1001)

29. Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in improving the youth justice system. (S2O-984)

30. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to reduce the number of fine defaulters. (S2O-959)

 

 

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