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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers
- Justice answered 22 March 2011
Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive how many people were convicted for an offence with a bail aggravator in 2009, broken down by police force area.
- Freight answered 21 March 2011
Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive, with regard to the invitation to submit notes of interest setting out funding requirements under the 2011-12 Freight Facilities Grant scheme, what the total capital cost of all projects advised by rail and by water is; what the total minimum value of Freight Facilities Grant support indicated as required is; what the total annual value of Mode Shift Revenue Support and Waterborne Freight Grant sought is, and how many projects have submitted notes of interest, broken down by regional transport partnership area.
- Fisheries answered 17 March 2011
Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what research it is undertaking on wild salmon numbers in (a) Scotland and (b) the Lochaber and south Argyll areas.
- Digital Technology answered 15 March 2011; 1 annotation
Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is regarding the quality of broadband coverage of the highland Perthshire area.
- Pharmacies answered 16 March 2011
Mary Scanlon (Highlands and Islands) (Con): To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to roll out the Pharmore project of walk-in services being piloted at five Boots pharmacies.
- Road Accidents answered 17 March 2011
Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-33199 by Stewart Stevenson on 12 May 2010, which roads have had the highest number of (a) accidents and (b) fatalities in each of the last five years.
- Civil Partnerships answered 16 March 2011
George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive what meetings or discussions ministers had in 2010 with (a) UK Government ministers, (b) faith leaders, (c) religious organisations and (d) other groups or organisations regarding civil partnerships in religious premises.
- Public Transport answered 17 March 2011
Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what regulations there are to prevent overcrowding on buses.
What is the Scottish Parliament?
The Scottish Parliament is the national legislature of Scotland, located in Edinburgh. The Parliament consists of 129 members known as MSPs, elected for four-year terms; 73 represent individual geographical constituencies, and 56 are regional representatives.
Recent Scottish Parliament debates
- Independence (Civil Servants’ Impartiality) Thursday, 6 March 2014; 6 speeches
- 3. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the inquiry by the United Kingdom Parliament’s Public Administration Select Committee on the impartiality of civil servants in...
- Junior Doctors’ Hours Thursday, 27 February 2014; 7 speeches
- 1. To ask the Scottish Government how junior doctors’ hours are regulated. (S4O-02947)
- Cabinet (Meetings) Thursday, 6 March 2014; 6 speeches
- 3. To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-01925)
- National Marine Plan Wednesday, 5 March 2014; 6 speeches
- 4. To ask the Scottish Government what the implications for the marine environment and marine industries are of the delay to the national marine plan. (S4O-02960)
- Responding to Welfare Reform Tuesday, 4 March 2014; 105 speeches
- The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-09209, in the name of Margaret Burgess, on responding to welfare reform. I call Margaret Burgess to speak to and move the motion....
- Thirsting for Justice Tuesday, 4 March 2014; 18 speeches
- The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-08835, in the name of Claudia Beamish, on thirsting for justice. The debate will be concluded without any question...
- Welfare Reform (Food Banks) Thursday, 27 February 2014; 6 speeches
- 3. To ask the First Minister what support the Scottish Government is providing to food banks in order to help tackle the impact of United Kingdom welfare reforms. (S4F-01908)
- Marine and Islands Renewable Energy (Transmission Charges) Thursday, 6 March 2014; 8 speeches
- 8. To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making on reducing the transmission and access charges to the grid for marine and islands renewable energy. (S4O-02984)
- Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 Thursday, 27 February 2014; 175 speeches
- The first item of business this afternoon is a debate on motion S4M-09160, in the name of Kenny MacAskill, on the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill.
- Decision Time Thursday, 27 February 2014; 6 speeches
- There are five questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S4M-09160.1, in the name of Margaret Mitchell, which seeks to amend motion...