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Section E – Written questions lodged on 5 November 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-17535 Robin Harper: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that Scottish Water would be acting in the spirit of the law if it reverted to applying water charges when a charity changes premises, rather than continuing the present charitable organisations’ exemption.

S3W-17536 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with representatives of Argyll and Bute Council and other local stakeholders about the desire of the Luing community to secure a fixed link for the island.

S3W-17537 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made towards achieving a fixed link, or other permanent transport solution, for the island of Luing.

S3W-17538 Malcolm Chisholm: To ask the Scottish Executive how much was spent on the Mortgage to Rent scheme in each of the last three years.

S3W-17539 Keith Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how many young people are undertaking community service sentences, broken down by local authority area.

S3W-17540 Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what role the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy will play in tackling health inequalities.

S3W-17541 Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what role community and voluntary organisations will play in tackling health inequalities as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy.

S3W-17542 Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what role the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy will play in achieving health improvement.

S3W-17543 Mr Frank McAveety: To ask the Scottish Executive what role community and voluntary organisations will play in achieving health improvement as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy.

S3W-17544 Shirley-Anne Somerville: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are being taken to monitor the effectiveness of the Fireworks (Scotland) Regulations 2004 in reducing incidents involving misuse of fireworks.

S3W-17545 Shirley-Anne Somerville: To ask the Scottish Executive whether further measures are being considered to reduce incidents involving misuse of fireworks.

S3W-17546 Shirley-Anne Somerville: To ask the Scottish Executive how many incidents of antisocial behaviour involving misuse of fireworks were recorded in each of the last five years for which information is available, broken down by local authority area.

S3W-17547 Shirley-Anne Somerville: To ask the Scottish Executive how many antisocial behaviour incidents involving misuse of fireworks there were (a) between 15 October and 10 November and (b) outwith this period, in each of the last five years for which information is available.

S3W-17548 Shirley-Anne Somerville: To ask the Scottish Executive how many firework-related injuries were recorded in each of the last five years for which information is available, broken down by local authority area.

S3W-17549 Shirley-Anne Somerville: To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of firework-related injuries occurred among (a) under-16s, (b) 16 to 20-year-olds and (c) over-20s, in each of the last five years for which information is available.

S3W-17550 Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive when all P1 to P3 pupils in each local authority in the Lothians region will receive free school meals, broken down by local authority.

S3W-17551 Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it will cost to provide free school meals to all P1 to P3 pupils in each local authority in the Lothians region, broken down by local authority.

S3W-17552 Kenneth Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average annual energy output is of wind turbines.

S3W-17553 Keith Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive for each language for which there is a recognised secondary school teaching qualification how many (a) higher education institutions offer the qualification in that language and (b) people graduated with the qualification, in each year between 1999 and 2007.

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