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Section D - Oral questions selected for answer on 28 June 2007

Question Time

General

1. Not Lodged

2. David Whitton: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to develop and improve the canal network, in particular the Forth and Clyde canal at Kirkintilloch. (S3O-445)

3. Helen Eadie: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to ensure the compellability of spousal witnesses during trials. (S3O-411)

4. Christina McKelvie: To ask the Scottish Executive how the recently signed agreement between the First Minister and representatives of the Northern Ireland Assembly will benefit Scotland. (S3O-394)

5. Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will review the allocation of funding for the three island councils. (S3O-371)

6. Angela Constance: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will examine the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 and other legislation as appropriate to ensure that homeowners have protection and recourse from land management companies that have sole rights to manage land. (S3O-397)

7. Ted Brocklebank: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to meet BBC Scotland and SMG to discuss future plans for broadcasting in Scotland. (S3O-369)

8. David Stewart: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Highlands and Islands Enterprise regarding job diversification for workers currently employed at Dounreay. (S3O-443)

9. Not Lodged

10. Mary Mulligan: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the providers of family support services regarding their services. (S3O-435)

Rural Affairs and the Environment

1. Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what is being done to improve the living environment in town centres. (S3O-370)

2. Iain Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of the fishing communities from the East Neuk of Fife and what matters were discussed. (S3O-377)

3. Hugh O’Donnell: To ask the Scottish Executive what it is doing to support environmental projects, based on "The Living Garden" approach, in schools. (S3O-385)

4. Cathie Craigie: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures to improve the local environment it recommends for locations where there is a historical interest (S3O-409)

5. John Park: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it has made on examining proposals for a coastal and marine national park. (S3O-438)

6. Margaret Mitchell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will assess the impact on the rural economy of an increased incidence of thefts of machinery, fencing, fuel and quad bikes from farms. (S3O-358)

7. Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to achieve environmental justice. (S3O-424)

8. Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how it intends to promote a diverse rural economy through waste management improvements. (S3O-415)

9. Nanette Milne: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it proposes to adopt to ensure that rural schools are included in rural development and regeneration strategies. (S3O-365)

10. Bill Wilson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the application for Special Protection Area designation will be affected by the proposed wind farm development within Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park. (S3O-357)

Health and Wellbeing

1. Mr Jamie Stone: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to address alcohol problems among young people. (S3O-382)

2. Roseanna Cunningham: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to ensure that NHS employees are receiving all the benefits that they are entitled to through Agenda for Change. (S3O-399)

3. Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what role it envisages for the Scottish Health Council. (S3O-425)

4. Jeremy Purvis: To ask the Scottish Executive what priority funding for building homes to rent will have in the spending review. (S3O-379)

5. Irene Oldfather: To ask the Scottish Executive when it next intends to meet representatives of NHS Ayrshire and Arran. (S3O-437)

6. Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has had any discussions with the Scottish Ambulance Service about the future of the ambulance station in Pitlochry. (S3O-361)

7. Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to improve social work services for older people in Argyll and Bute following the publication of the Social Work Inspection Agency report on Argyll and Bute Council’s social work services. (S3O-402)

8. Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it intends to take to ensure that there is adequate land available for affordable housing developments. (S3O-390)

9. Keith Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to support and promote the work of the Scottish Society for Autism. (S3O-398)

10. Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in improving and developing cancer care in the west of Scotland. (S3O-427)

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