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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers

Further Education answered 22 March 2011

Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has concerns regarding any implications for (a) jobs and (b) the continuation of college campuses in the Highlands and Islands arising from the budget for 2011-12.

Equalities answered 15 March 2011

Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is taking forward its commitment to tackling occupational segregation.

Health answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what outcome measures the Food Standards Agency Scotland applies to its strategic objectives of (a) achieving an improvement in the health of the Scottish population and (b) reducing inequalities.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what surveys have been carried out on passenger satisfaction on buses in the Moodiesburn area.

Birds answered 18 March 2011

Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive how many special protection areas are designated wholly or partly with regard to hen harrier interest and whether it will list them.

Health answered 16 March 2011; 1 annotation

Mary Scanlon (Highlands and Islands) (Con): To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will recommend sequential therapies for the treatment of persistent non-specific low back pain.

Renewable Energy answered 16 March 2011

Sarah Boyack (Edinburgh Central) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive what environmental survey work is carried out before a decision is made on granting consent for an offshore renewable energy development.

Prison Service answered 17 March 2011

Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many banned items were seized from individuals entering prison in 2009, broken down by (a) item and (b) prison.

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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

Engagements Thursday, 21 August 2014; 27 speeches
1. To ask the First Minister what engagements he has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-02266)
Currency Union (Discussions) Tuesday, 19 August 2014; 16 speeches
3. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the Bank of England in relation to a currency union. (S4T-00779)
Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill: Stage 3 Tuesday, 19 August 2014; 34 speeches
The next item of business is stage 3 proceedings on the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill. In dealing with amendments, members should have the bill as amended at stage 2, SP bill 43A; the...
Major Trunk Road Works (Consultation of Cyclists) Thursday, 21 August 2014; 6 speeches, 1 annotation
2. To ask the Scottish Government what methods of consultation it uses to gauge the views of cyclists regarding major trunk road works. (S4O-03482)
Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (Stakeholders) Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 7 speeches
3. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with stakeholders about the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill. (S4O-03493)
Independence (European Rural Development Funding) Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 6 speeches
1. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the level of pillar 2 funding for rural development that an independent Scotland could expect to receive from the European Union....
Independence (National Health Service) Thursday, 14 August 2014; 16 speeches
1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will make a statement about the consequences for the NHS of a no vote and a yes vote in the referendum. (S4O-03451)
Independence (State Pensions) Thursday, 14 August 2014; 8 speeches
4. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to reports that an independent Scotland will not be able to support the state pension. (S4F-02251)
Innovation Centres (Economic Impact) Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 45 speeches
We move on to the statement on innovation centres.
Ferguson Shipbuilders Tuesday, 19 August 2014; 23 speeches
The next item of business is a statement by John Swinney on Ferguson’s shipyard. The cabinet secretary will take questions at the end of his statement; there should therefore be no...

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