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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers

Antisocial Behaviour answered 21 March 2011

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the antisocial behaviour framework debate in the Parliament on 16 December 2010 ( Official Report , c. 31759), whether it will provide details of how Edinburgh is benefiting from the Community Wellbeing Champions Initiative.

Scottish Government Staff answered 18 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many senior civil servants are employed in its health directorate.

Ambulance Service answered 16 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many complaints about the Scottish Ambulance Service there have been in each year since 2007-08.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how many bus routes served the Moodiesburn area on 31 January 2010.

Health answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what further reduction in salt the Food Standards Agency Scotland is seeking in (a) bread, (b) biscuits, (c) snacks and (d) processed foods and by what date these targets are to be achieved.

Health answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what change there has been in the shortfall between target consumption and production of (a) fresh fruit, (b) non-citrus fresh fruit and (c) vegetables since the publication of the report, A Scottish Diet, in 1993.

NHS Staff answered 18 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-37318 by Nicola Sturgeon on 16 November 2010, when it will provide the distribution of appraisal scores for the NHS Executive Managers Cohort for 2009-10.

Further and Higher Education answered 21 March 2011

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average bursary award has been for (a) part-time and (b) full-time students at colleges and universities in Edinburgh and the Lothians region in each of the last five years, broken down by institution.

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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

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)
Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill Tuesday, 19 August 2014; 21 speeches
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-10822, in the name of John Swinney, on the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill.
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)
Cancer Mortality Rates Thursday, 21 August 2014; 5 speeches
6. To ask the First Minister what progress has been made in reducing cancer mortality rates. (S4F-02272)
Decision Time Thursday, 21 August 2014; 10 speeches
There are five questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S4M-10843.1.2, in the name of Ruth Davidson, which seeks to amend amendment...
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)
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....
Cashback for Communities (Glasgow) Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 6 speeches
5. To ask the Scottish Government how it supports community organisations in the Glasgow region in using funding from the cashback for communities programme and other money seized under proceeds...
Scotland’s Festivals Thursday, 14 August 2014; 33 speeches
Good afternoon. The first item of business this afternoon is a debate on motion S4M-10784, in the name of Fiona Hyslop, on Scotland’s festivals, festival 2014 and culture 2014.
Increasing Opportunities for Women Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 90 speeches, 2 annotations
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-10829, in the name of Angela Constance, on increasing opportunities for women.

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