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BUSINESS BULLETIN 74/1999

Wednesday 20 October 1999

Section E - Written questions lodged on 19 October 1999

 

 

S1W-2047 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to replace outdated radiology equipment in the NHS in Scotland.

 

S1W-2048 Mary Scanlon: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to ensure that the 11% of established radiology posts in Scotland currently unfilled will be filled.

 

S1W-2049 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Executive how many Scottish local authorities have made financial provision to cover the cost of pre-school education for pupils whose parents have opted for deferred entry and which authorities these are.

 

S1W-2050 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions in each year from 1994 to 1998 charges of dangerous driving have been taken to court.

 

S1W-2051 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions in each year from 1994 to 1998 charges of death by dangerous driving made by the police have been reduced to careless driving by the prosecution services.

 

S1W-2052 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many road deaths occurred on Scottish roads on an annual basis from 1994 to 1998, and how many of those deaths were not of the driver of a vehicle.

 

S1W-2053 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions drivers have been found guilty, or have pled guilty, to a charge of death by dangerous driving in each year from 1994 to 1998.

 

S1W-2054 Phil Gallie: To ask the Scottish Executive in how many incidents involving a road death drivers have been charged with careless driving, in how many of these did the driver plead guilty, and how many were found guilty in each year from 1994 to 1998.

 

S1W-2055 Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many young people under the age of 16 years old have been accommodated in adult prisons or police cells due to a lack of other suitable accommodation in each of the last three years.

 

S1W-2056 Scott Barrie: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to establish a national young offenders (14 to 21 year olds) strategy.

 

S1W-2057 Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what the terms of its recent reference to the Scottish Law Commission on poinding and warrant sales are.

 

S1W-2058 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive how many civil servants it employs, in part or in full in a research capacity, broken down by department.

 

S1W-2059 Mr Duncan Hamilton: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any circumstances under which local authorities have an obligation to provide core funding to voluntary groups which are providing a service not supplied by the local authority itself.

 

S1W-2060 Mr Gil Paterson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether minimum standards are in place for food quality in hospitals in the Lanarkshire Health Board area, how these standards are monitored and whether they are being met.

 

S1W-2061 Mr Gil Paterson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether minimum service standards are in place for cleaning contracts in Lanarkshire Health Board, what arrangements have been made to monitor these standards and whether these minimum standards are being met.

 

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