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BUSINESS BULLETIN 66/1999

Friday 1 October 1999

Section E - Written questions lodged on 30 September 1999

 

 
S1W-1737 Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Scottish Executive to specify, for each sheriff court in each of the last five years, the number of cases dealt with by (a) summary procedure and (b) on indictment; and, for each district court in each of the last five years, the total number of cases dealt with, under summary procedure.
 
 

S1W-1754 Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will give a breakdown of spending on the National Drug Prevention Initiative.
 
 

S1W-1755 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-1462 by Mr Iain Gray on 23 September 1999, when it will provide its response to the Royal Commission Report With Respect to Old Age: Long Term Care - Rights and Responsibilities.

S1W-1756 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive whether, in the light of the recent legal case under the National Minimum Wages Act 1998, it will make representations to Her Majesty's Government requesting that the Post Office be instructed to accept the tribunal's ruling and increase payments to sub-postmasters in Scotland to comply with the Act.
 
 

S1W-1757 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive what size of grant has been paid to UNISYS in relation to setting up its new venture in Glasgow, and what conditions have been imposed for clawback of the grant should UNISYS subsequently move its operations elsewhere.
 
 

S1W-1758 Colin Campbell: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make representations to Her Majesty's Government regarding the position of disabled people in Scotland who lease Motability cars and are automatically members of the Automobile Association (AA) but are not eligible to receive the payment to be made to members of the AA in the current takeover.
 
 

S1W-1759 Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will confirm that its intention is to make the Skye Bridge toll free no later than the end of Skye Bridge Ltd's concession.
 
 

S1W-1760 Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive why Skye Bridge Ltd does not have to remove, as part of its contract, the toll barriers and booths at the end of its concession.
 
 

S1W-1761 Irene McGugan: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will confirm that the discounting of the tolls collected on the Skye Bridge at double the rate of inflation will mean that the length of the concession will be extended by at least three years, and will give Skye Bridge Ltd and extra profit of £10 million.
 
 

S1W-1762 Mrs Margaret Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how many completion notices have been served by local authorities on developers on an annual basis, for the last ten years.
 
 

S1W-1764 Nicola Sturgeon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has had any meetings with Her Majesty's Government Minister for School Standards and if so, what were the outcomes of the meetings.
 
 

S1W-1765 Dorothy-Grace Elder: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will express its view on the request by the Royal Navy at Coulport to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency to transport nuclear waste associated with Trident, including materials which have absorbed tritium.
 
 

S1W-1766 Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will detail the level of consultation which will take place in relation to appointing the Director or Chief Executive of the Drug Enforcement Agency.

 

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