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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers

NHS Expenditure answered 17 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive which NHS boards have used external public relations companies in the last year; who provided these services, and what the cost was of each contract.

Cancer answered 16 March 2011

Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what costs are associated with the cervical screening programme.

NHS24 answered 17 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive for what reason data categorised by NHS24 as P3 are not available.

Drug and Alcohol Misuse answered 16 March 2011

Gavin Brown (Lothians) (Con): To ask the Scottish Executive how many deaths in the NHS Lothian area were (a) alcohol and (b) drug related and, of these, how many were of people aged (i) under 18, (ii) 18 to 29, (iii) 30 to 55 and (iv) over 55, in each year since 2007-08.

General Practitioners answered 18 March 2011

Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive how it supports rural GP practices that raise income from dispensing services to continue to deliver services to communities when a community pharmacy opens in the area.

Justice answered 17 March 2011

Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many reported crimes listed as breach of a sex offender order there were in each police force area in (a) 2009 and (b) 2010.

Employment answered 15 March 2011

Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of people who have lost their jobs in the last 18 months is (a) male, (b) female, (c) under 25, (d) disabled and (e) from black and minority ethnic communities.

Higher Education Funding answered 16 March 2011

Sarah Boyack (Edinburgh Central) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive what guidance is issued to colleges and universities regarding the provision of childcare for postgraduates.

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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

Cabinet (Meetings) Thursday, 3 April 2014; 6 speeches
3. To ask the Deputy First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-02009)
Local Planning Decisions (Appeals) Thursday, 27 March 2014; 6 speeches
5. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the level of local planning decisions overturned on appeal by reporters acting on ministers’ behalf. (S4O-03074)
Oil and Gas Industry (Bareboat Tax) Wednesday, 2 April 2014; 6 speeches
8. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of the proposed bareboat tax on the oil and gas industry. (S4O-03093)
Developing Skills for Scotland’s Digital Economy Thursday, 3 April 2014; 35 speeches, 1 annotation
The next item of business is a debate on S4M-09575, in the name of Angela Constance, on developing skills for Scotland’s digital economy. I invite members who wish to speak to press their...
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Report) Tuesday, 1 April 2014; 10 speeches
1. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change working group II report, what action it will take to meet the challenge of uncontrolled...
“An overview of local government in Scotland 2014” Thursday, 3 April 2014; 5 speeches
5. To ask the Deputy First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is on the Accounts Commission report, “An overview of local government in Scotland 2014”. (S4F-02015)
Anticoagulation Therapy (Self-management) Tuesday, 1 April 2014; 7 speeches
The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-09430, in the name of Nanette Milne, on self-management of anticoagulation therapy. The debate will be concluded...
Engagements Thursday, 27 March 2014; 16 speeches
1. To ask the First Minister what engagements he has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-01992)
Defective and Dangerous Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 Thursday, 3 April 2014; 22 speeches
Good afternoon. Our first item of business this afternoon is a debate on motion S4M-09391, in the name of David Stewart, on the Defective and Dangerous Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland)...
Capital Investment Projects (Scottish Government) Thursday, 27 March 2014; 5 speeches
10. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its recently completed and upcoming capital investment projects. (S4O-03079)

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