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Section E – Written questions lodged on 27 February 2007

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

S2W-32008 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what assistance can be given to companies in the Stirling parliamentary constituency to boost their businesses through the worldwide web.

S2W-32054 Fergus Ewing: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will support the "Safe-Inverness" project when its funding runs out in August 2007 and, if so, by what means, whether this will include financial support for the project and whether any similar project, or project with similar aims, in any other city receives Executive support.

S2W-32055 Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in formulating the new European Regional Development Fund programme.

S2W-32056 Stewart Stevenson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S2W-31639 by Sarah Boyack on 15 February 2007, how much was spent on consultants by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency in each of the last six years for which figures are available.

S2W-32057 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding has been made available for the provision of affordable housing in the Stirling parliamentary constituency in each year since 2003-04.

S2W-32058 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the home local authority areas of Scottish students studying at the University of Stirling.

S2W-32059 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many local authority-owned homes in the Stirling local authority area are centrally heated as a result of the Executive’s central heating programme.

S2W-32060 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding has been made available to Stirling Council in 2006-07 for the improvement of local roads.

S2W-32061 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what dedicated funding has been made available to Stirling Council to tackle antisocial behaviour in each year since 2003.

S2W-32062 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many school leavers in the Stirling local authority area entered full-time higher or further education in each of the last three years for which figures are available, expressed also as a percentage of all school leavers in the area.

S2W-32063 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many in-patient and out-patient appointments and procedures there were in NHS Forth Valley in each year since 2000.

S2W-32064 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how much Stirling Council received under the Sure Start Scotland programme in the last year for which information is available.

S2W-32065 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many three-year-olds in the Stirling local authority area have benefited from the implementation of the provisions on universal nursery education in the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000.

S2W-32066 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve street safety throughout Stirlingshire.

S2W-32067 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there is a shortage of immunoglobulin for intravenous use.

S2W-32068 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there is a shortage of pooled plasma products.

S2W-32069 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what impact the closure of the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service’s Protein Fractionation Centre will have on the supply of plasma products.

S2W-32070 Mr Jim Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the official visits made by Scottish ministers to Orkney since the inception of the Parliament.

S2W-32071 Mr Jim Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive how much was paid in aggregate external finance (AEF) to Orkney Islands Council in each year since 1987-88 (a) in actual terms and (b) at 1987 prices.

S2W-32072 Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive which community projects have received funding from the £10 million confiscated under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

S2W-32073 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive how many sisters/charge nurses have registered for the Cleanliness Champions training in infection control programme; how many have completed the programme, and what proportion of the sister/charge nurse workforce this represents.

S2W-32074 Christine Grahame: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will direct the Social Work Inspection Agency to inspect Scottish Borders Council’s Social Work Department, particularly in respect of changes to its assessment criteria for care packages which initially led to the hours of care provided to some vulnerable adults being reduced by half and then increased when the changes became public.

S2W-32075Δ Cathy Peattie: To ask the Scottish Executive what the next steps will be now that the Antonine Wall has been nominated as part of the Frontiers of the Roman Empire World Heritage Site.

S2W-32076 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time is for the NHS wheelchair service for adults, broken down by NHS board.

S2W-32077 Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average waiting time is for the NHS wheelchair service for children, broken down by NHS board.

S2W-32078 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive when it anticipates that the landlord registration website will become fully operational.

S2W-32079 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive when a national infant feeding strategy will be published.

S2W-32080 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on establishing a national infant feeding advisory group and outlining its work programme.

S2W-32081 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive when the new National Breastfeeding Adviser/National Infant Feeding Co-ordinator will be appointed.

S2W-32082 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps have been taken in the last year to promote the Breastfeeding etc. (Scotland) Act 2005 and what measures are in place to monitor its implementation.

S2W-32083 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive what initiatives have been undertaken in the last year to work with local authorities to consider options to support breastfeeding in public, with particular reference to the licensing and planning of public spaces.

S2W-32084 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made with Learning Teaching Scotland and others in developing multi-sectoral training packages in infant feeding for all early years staff.

S2W-32085 Susan Deacon: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to support and promote National Breastfeeding Awareness Week 2007, commencing on 13 May.

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