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Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 14 June 2007

Question Time

General

1. Bashir Ahmad: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to help address the needs of carers. (S3O-207)

2. Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive what analysis of the 7,000 patients presenting at the Vale of Leven Hospital integrated care project has been carried out by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. (S3O-211)

3. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive which footballing organisations and representatives ministers have met since May 2007. (S3O-233)

4. Claire Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to implement the National Waste Strategy. (S3O-213)

5. Bill Butler: To ask the Scottish Executive what its vision is for the NHS in Scotland. (S3O-216)

6. Bob Doris: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made towards finalising plans for its £5 million pilot scheme to provide free nutritious school meals. (S3O-258)

7. Elizabeth Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to have a national strategy for the provision of sports facilities. (S3O-181)

8. Mrs Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to introduce locally grown produce into schools, hospitals and other institutions. (S3O-182)

9. Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure the provision of funding to secure the continuation of the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service. (S3O-186)

10. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding it will make available for town centre regeneration projects. (S3O-234)

Finance and Sustainable Growth

1. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to help to support family-owned businesses. (S3O-209)

2. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what terms of reference, timescale and resources will be required for Audit Scotland to carry out a full review of the procedures used to forecast the costs of the Edinburgh Tram and Edinburgh Airport Rail Link projects; how the reporting date of 20 June 2007 was agreed; to whom Audit Scotland will report at the end of the review, and what the implications of the review are for the independence of Audit Scotland. (S3O-205)

3. Derek Brownlee: To ask the Scottish Executive on what date it plans to introduce the Better Regulation Commission’s "one in, one out" rule in relation to new regulations. (S3O-172)

4. Angela Constance: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will support the work undertaken by credit unions to address financial exclusion. (S3O-259)

5. Cathy Peattie: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will engage with the voluntary sector in order to support carers in employment and seeking employment. (S3O-248)

6. Jeremy Purvis: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will grow the economy of all parts of Scotland. (S3O-204)

7. Ms Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to meet representatives of the voluntary sector. (S3O-219)

8. David Whitton: To ask the Scottish Executive what impact a council tax freeze will have on the finances of Scottish local authorities, in particular East Dunbartonshire Council. (S3O-253)

9. Rhona Brankin: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to ease traffic congestion in the Edinburgh city region. (S3O-215)

10. Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will move from assessing proposals for Aberdeen Crossrail to construction of the project and what timescale it anticipates for construction. (S3O-212)

Justice and Law Officers

1. John Park: To ask the Scottish Executive when it intends to bring forward a criminal justice Bill. (S3O-246)

2. Nigel Don: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans the Cabinet Secretary for Justice has to strengthen the legislation on antisocial behaviour. (S3O-257)

3. Iain Gray: To ask the Scottish Executive what consideration it has given to efficiency savings in the Justice and Communities budget. (S3O-228)

4. Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it has taken in implementing the commitment to provide 1,000 extra police officers. (S3O-179)

5. Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve access to legal aid in Shetland. (S3O-202)

6. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive when it intends to meet representatives of Victim Support Scotland. (S3O-245)

7. Ross Finnie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many retailers were prosecuted in 2006-07 for selling cigarettes to people under the age of 16. (S3O-201)

8. John Farquhar Munro: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people were arrested for drug and drink driving offences in the Highlands last summer. (S3O-199)

9. Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans there are to meet representatives of the police. (S3O-249)

10. Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the effectiveness of the implementation of the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004. (S3O-214)

Members Selected for General and Themed Question Times on 21 June 2007

The following members have been randomly selected for General and Themed Question Times on the above date. The deadline for lodging the text of questions is 12 noon on Wednesday 13 June. These will then appear in this section of the Business Bulletin the following day.

General

1. Keith Brown

2. Claire Baker

3. Cathy Jamieson

4. Charlie Gordon

5. Mary Scanlon

6. Margaret Curran

7. Mary Mulligan

8. Hugh Henry

9. Elaine Murray

10. Rob Gibson

Education and Lifelong Learning

1. Margaret Smith

2. Patricia Ferguson

3. Derek Brownlee

4. Jim Hume

5. Michael Matheson

6. Kenneth Macintosh

7. Murdo Fraser

8. Kenneth Gibson

9. Peter Peacock

10. Trish Godman

Europe, External Affairs and Culture

1. John Park

2. Iain Smith

3. Jackson Carlaw

4. Jamie McGrigor

5. Mr Jamie Stone

6. Andy Kerr

7. Mr Frank McAveety

8. Angela Constance

9. Marlyn Glen

10. John Lamont

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