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Section E – Written questions lodged on 6 October 2008

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

Questions in which a member has indicated a declarable interest are marked with an "R".

S3W-16817 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-16022 by Fergus Ewing on 2 October 2008, whether it will list the individuals who were originally involved in the IslamFest proposal.

S3W-16818 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-16022 by Fergus Ewing on 2 October 2008, how individuals were invited to be involved in the IslamFest proposal.

S3W-16819 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive when it received written confirmation of the establishment of the Scottish Islamic Foundation.

S3W-16820 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-16022 by Fergus Ewing on 2 October 2008, why partner organisations were not invited to be involved in the establishment of a group to take forward an IslamFest.

S3W-16821 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S3W-16024 and S3W-16025 by Fergus Ewing on 2 October 2008, whether all significant initiatives involve the same procedure for approval as that outlined in the answer to the latter question.

S3W-16822 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list the decisions on applications for funding to the Equality Unit from May 2007 that were approved in principle by the First Minister, subject to agreement by officials of a detailed proposal.

S3W-16823 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will release the minutes of all funding decisions from May 2007 that were agreed in principle by the First Minister, subject to agreement by officials of a detailed proposal.

S3W-16824 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S3W-16024 and S3W-16025 by Fergus Ewing on 2 October 2008, whether it considers that the First Minister routinely having sight of advice relating to significant issues is the same as the First Minister giving approval in principle to a funding application, subject to agreement by officials of a detailed proposal.

S3W-16825 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much funding was given to each local authority to participate in the free school meals pilot for P1 to P3 pupils.

S3W-16826 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost was of providing a school meal in the free school meals pilot for P1 to P3 pupils.

S3W-16827 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the projected number is of pupils who will be in P1 to P3 in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus in August 2010.

S3W-16828 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive when the decision was made to create the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme.

S3W-16829 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive how many grants were made in 2006-07 under the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme and what the value was of each.

S3W-16830 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive how many grants were made in 2007-08 under the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme and what the value was of each.

S3W-16831 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether any grants have been made in the current financial year under the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme and, if so, what the value is of each grant.

S3W-16832 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications it received for the Wave and Tidal Support Scheme in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08 and how many it has received in the current financial year.

S3W-16833 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive when the decision was taken to discontinue funding the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme.

S3W-16834 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the decision to discontinue the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme was approved by the Scottish Cabinet.

S3W-16835 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to replace the Wave and Tidal Energy Support Scheme with a new mechanism for funding research and development specifically in wave and tidal power generation and, if so, how it will do so.

S3W-16836 George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-15009 by Fergus Ewing on 3 September 2008, whether any minister or official has met with Mohammad Sawalhi, President of the British Muslim Initiative, since May 2007.

S3W-16837 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth will reply to my letter dated 7 August 2008 relating to procurement.

S3W-16838 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make representations to operators of Scottish airports about the desire of the aquaculture sector for an airport in Scotland with facilities to handle live fish under the Border Inspection Post (BIP) system.

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