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Section E – Written questions lodged on 17 January 2011

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-38824 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-34240 by Fergus Ewing on 7 June 2010, how many racist incidents were recorded in the Grampian Police force area in 2009-10, broken down by ethnic origin of the victim.

S3W-38825 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-33724 by Stewart Stevenson on 27 May 2010, what progress has been made on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route and when it anticipates that the road will be fully operational.

S3W-38826 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many offences of wasting police time were committed in the Grampian Police force area in (a) 2008-09 and (b) 2009-10.

S3W-38827 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what the change has been in the number of (a) primary school teachers, (b) secondary school teachers and (c) classroom assistants in the North East of Scotland parliamentary region in each year since May 2007, also broken down by local authority area.

S3W-38828 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of how many (a) prisoners and (b) young offenders estimated to be (i) illiterate and (ii) innumerate, broken down by (A) prison and (B) gender.

S3W-38829 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many of those convicted for an offence with a domestic aggravator received a custodial sentence of three months or less in 2009-10.

S3W-38830 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-38036 by Kenny MacAskill on 2 December 2010, how many offenders received a custodial sentence of three months or less in 2009-10, broken down by (a) main offence and (b) police force area.

S3W-38831 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it supports the creation of a single Scottish police force.

S3W-38832 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will outline its position before 5 May 2011 on the creation of a single Scottish police force.

S3W-38833 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-32624 by Kenny MacAskill on 13 April 2010, how many prisoners obtained (a) SQA and (b) vocational qualifications in 2009-10, broken down by prison.

S3W-38834 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-32624 by Kenny MacAskill on 13 April 2010, what progress has been made in developing the information regarding qualifications gained by prisoners during time spent in custody and whether further information is now available as a result of this progress.

S3W-38835 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-37637 by Kenny MacAskill on 2 December 2010, whether there has been a change to the mid-2013 target date for the Gartcosh crime campus to be fully operational.

S3W-38836 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much has been spent on Education Maintenance Allowance in (a) Dundee and (b) Angus in each year since 2007-08.

S3W-38837 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) inpatient and day case episodes and (b) new and return outpatient attendances there have been in NHS Tayside in each year since 2007-08.

S3W-38838 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many attendances there have been at nurse-led clinics for acute specialities in NHS Tayside, broken down by (a) new and (b) total attendances in each year since 2007-08.

S3W-38839 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many procedures have been performed in acute specialities in NHS Tayside broken down by (a) inpatients and (b) day cases, in each year since 2007-08.

S3W-38840 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many attendances there have been at each NHS Tayside accident and emergency centre in each year since 2007-08.

S3W-38841 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost was of an acute occupied bed day in 2009-10.

S3W-38842 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost was of an emergency ambulance call out in the East Central division of the Scottish Ambulance Service area in 2009-10.

S3W-38843 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many emergency incidents in the NHS Tayside area ambulances attended in 2009-10.

S3W-38844 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost was of an attendance at an accident and emergency unit in 2009-10.

S3W-38845 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost was of a consultant outpatient attendance in 2009-10.

S3W-38846 Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how many bed days in NHS Tayside were associated with alcohol-related conditions in 2009-10.

S3W-38847 Hugh O’Donnell: To ask the Scottish Executive how Scotland scored in the latest OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report, PISA 2009 Assessment Framework - Key Competencies in Reading, Mathematics and Science, for extracurricular reading and how this compares with the scores of other participants.

S3W-38848 Hugh O’Donnell: To ask the Scottish Executive how Scotland’s scoring for extracurricular reading in the latest OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) report, PISA 2009 Assessment Framework - Key Competencies in Reading, Mathematics and Science, compares with its results in previous PISA reports.

S3W-38849 Hugh O’Donnell: To ask the Scottish Executive what it is doing to increase the levels of extracurricular reading among school-age children.

S3W-38850 Hugh O’Donnell: To ask the Scottish Executive what importance it considers extracurricular reading to have in the context of improving literacy among school-age children.

S3W-38851 Des McNulty: To ask the Scottish Executive when an announcement will be made regarding who has been appointed chief executive of Healthcare Improvement Scotland and what the reasons are for the time taken to make the announcement.

S3W-38852 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the disposal of assets from local authorities to community groups or trusts.

S3W-38853 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is able to assist community groups or trusts that wish to acquire assets from local authorities.

S3W-38854 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive how many test purchases have been carried out of deliveries of alcohol purchased via the internet and with what results, in each year for which information is available.

S3W-38855 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people convicted for shoplifting in each of the last three years have reoffended within a year of conviction.

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