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Section E – Written questions lodged on 2 December 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-18448 Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients underwent hip replacement surgery in 2007, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-18449 Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients underwent knee replacement surgery in 2007, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-18450 Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients died in 2007 as a result of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism, broken down by NHS board.

S3W-18451 Trish Godman: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3M-17628 by Shona Robison on 6 November 2008, what interim measures are being put in place to protect patients and healthcare professionals and inform them about venous thromboembolism until the review of Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Guideline 62 is published.

S3W-18452Δ Brian Adam: To ask the Scottish Executive what legislative consent motions it will lodge in the Parliament in connection with the legislative programme of the UK Government to be announced in the Queen’s Speech on 3 December 2008.

S3W-18453 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide a substantive answer to question S3W-16851, which received a holding reply on 4 November 2008.

S3W-18454 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide a substantive answer to question S3W-16850, which received a holding reply on 4 November 2008.

S3W-18455 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive how much was budgeted for marine renewable energy in (a) 2006-07, (b) 2007-08 and (c) 2008-09.

S3W-18456 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will continue to be its policy that serious sex offenders from all of Scotland serve their prison sentences at a single specialist unit.

S3W-18457 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to reinstate restrictions on the movement of honeybees in and into Scotland.

S3W-18458 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive which islands and areas have had no reports of the presence of the varroa mite in the bee population.

S3W-18459 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is taking to ensure that varroa mite does not spread to those islands currently free of the mite.

S3W-18460 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to reinstate notifiable disease status to varroa mite infestation in bee populations.

S3W-18461 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what the implications are for the application of resources, research and analysis to combat the spread of the varroa mite if it is not a notifiable disease.

S3W-18462 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive where the strongest populations of the native black honeybee are located.

S3W-18463 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what evidence it has of a growing resistance to the existing and licensed treatments for varroa mite in bee populations.

S3W-18464 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what information it has on plans to license new products for the treatment of the varroa mite in bee populations.

S3W-18465 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what products are licensed at EU level for the treatment of the varroa mite in bee populations that are not licensed for use in Scotland.

S3W-18466 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what research into varroa mite control it is funding.

S3W-18467 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what assistance it offers to beekeepers to understand the nature of the impact of the varroa mite and what measures beekeepers can take to combat its spread.

S3W-18468 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what it estimates the effect will be of the loss of habitat for bees following the end of set aside.

S3W-18469 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is taking, or considering taking, to extend habitat for bees and other creatures following the ending of set aside.

S3W-18470 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive how many beekeepers there are in Scotland.

S3W-18471 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that a registration scheme for beekeepers would be important in helping to inform beekeepers of disease threats and to help combat the spread of disease in bee populations.

S3W-18472 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to introduce a registration scheme for beekeepers.

S3W-18473 Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will support the restoration of a network of bee advisers.

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