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Section E – Written questions lodged on 20 April 2005

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

S2W-16093 Mr Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive why South Lanarkshire’s planning committee has not yet received a response from the Executive regarding planning application CL/04/0444.

S2W-16094 Colin Fox: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it has made on its review of NHS prescription charges.

S2W-16095 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what performance-related revenue deductions have been incurred by HM Prison Kilmarnock’s operator under its contract in each quarter of the prison’s operation.

S2W-16096 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what notices it has received under paragraph 6.8 of Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock and on what dates since the start of the prison’s operation.

S2W-16097 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what performance points were accrued by the operating company of HM Prison Kilmarnock, broken down for each heading and subsection in Schedule F to Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock, in each quarter of the prison’s operation.

S2W-16098 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what the quarterly baseline total was, as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule F to Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock, in each quarter since the prison opened.

S2W-16099 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the maximum limit of 5% of contract price for performance revenue deduction, as referred to in Schedule F to Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock, has been applied in each quarter of the prison’s operation.

S2W-16100 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S1W-25983, S1W-32815 and S2W-1871 by Mr Jim Wallace, Hugh Henry and Cathy Jamieson on 29 May 2002, 13 January 2003 and 19 August 2003 respectively, what information it has on the investigation by the police and whether the operators of HM Prison Kilmarnock are likely to accrue performance points in respect of the incident.

S2W-16101 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-34415 by Mr Jim Wallace on 31 March 2003, what figures are available in respect of assaults at HM Prison Kilmarnock.

S2W-16102 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list each incident of failure to comply with agreed reporting procedures at HM Prison Kilmarnock, giving the date and describing the nature of the incident in each case.

S2W-16103 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive in how many cases a serious assault has occurred in HM Prison Kilmarnock but no performance points have accrued to the prison operators, showing in each case whether (a) no charges were brought in relation to the assault, (b) charges were dropped by the prosecution or (c) no conviction was obtained despite prosecution, in each year of the prison’s operation.

S2W-16104 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what the total number of injuries to prisoners reportable to the Health and Safety Executive was in each of the last five financial years, broken down by prison.

S2W-16105 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive how often the controller of HM Prison Kilmarnock has agreed that a cell may be shared by two prisoners under section 23.4.1 of Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock in each quarter of the prison’s operation and in the current year to date.

S2W-16106 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive on what dates a written notice has been served under section 34.1 of Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock requiring the contractor to provide additional prisoner places; how many places have been required, and what period of notice was given in each case.

S2W-16107 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the progress of the operation of the contract for HM Prison Kilmarnock in comparison with the financial projection contained in Schedule P to Minute of Agreement between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Kilmarnock Prison Services Limited for the Design, Construction, Management and Financing of a Prison at Kilmarnock.

S2W-16108 Mr Kenny MacAskill: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide a breakdown by prison of the prison discipline offences and punishments figures contained in the table in Appendix 6 of Scottish Prison Service Annual Report and Accounts 2003-04 and whether it will provide a similar breakdown for 2004-05.

S2W-16109Δ Nora Radcliffe: To ask the Scottish Executive what involvement it will have in the review of low-level radioactive waste management policy recently announced by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and what the review involves.

S2W-16110 Maureen Macmillan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will urge Grampian Country Foods, in order to avoid any compulsory redundancies, to reverse its decision to close its pork plant in Buckie.



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