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BUSINESS BULLETIN 94/1999

Thursday 18 November 1999

Section E - Written questions lodged on 17 November 1999

 

 

S1W-2610 Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide details of the total cost for local authorities for each of the last three years and the current financial year and any estimated costs for each of the next two financial years of (a) pay awards, (b) redundancies and (c) deficits inherited from regional councils.

 

S1W-2611 Mr Andrew Welsh: To ask the Scottish Executive what is the average time taken by the Student Loan Company to process the applications it receives within the current financial year.

 

S1W-2612 Mr Duncan McNeil: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to legislate on intrusive investigative techniques.

 

S1W-2613 Mr Murray Tosh: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will make decisions on each of the local authority PFI/PPP road schemes currently under negotiation.

 

S1W-2614 Mr Murray Tosh: To ask the Scottish Executive what the anticipated cost will be to its own budget in the event that each of the local authority PFI/PPP road schemes currently under negotiation is allowed to proceed.

 

S1W-2615 Mr Murray Tosh: To ask the Scottish Executive how many additional staff have been engaged and what unbudgeted staffing costs have been incurred since May 1999 in connection with answering parliamentary questions.

 

S1W-2616 Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will make representations to Her Majesty's Government regarding what action it proposes to take to ensure that rail freight is brought within the scope of the Rail Regulator.

 

S1W-2617 Mr Nick Johnston: To ask the Scottish Executive what estimate it has made of the cumulative effect of estate revaluation on the finances of the NHS in the current financial year.

 

S1W-2618 Mr Nick Johnston: To ask the Scottish Executive what legal, financial, health and safety, planning and demolition liabilities do local authorities and public utilities have when they use telecommunication masts formerly used by commercial telecommunication companies.

 

S1W-2619 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what its views are on the concern expressed by both the Rural Stirling Housing Association and the Scottish Federation of Housing Association that the proposals to introduce the "right to buy" for housing association tenants would lead to a reduction in the housing stock available in rural Stirling for social needs.

 

S1W-2620 Dr Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to support the extension of "woodschools" within rural environments, both to promote craft skills development and rural economic development generally.

 

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