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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers

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.

Lobbying answered 22 March 2011

Des McNulty (Clydebank and Milngavie) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to participate in the UK Public Affairs Council’s scheme for the voluntary registration of lobbyists and with the UK Government in its plan to establish a statutory scheme.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how many buses travelled between Moodiesburn and Glasgow on 31 January 2011.

Prison Service answered 17 March 2011

Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many prisoners accessed the (a) Violence Prevention, (b) Anger Management and (c) Controlling Anger Regulating Emotions Programme while serving a custodial sentence in 2009, broken down by prison.

Health answered 17 March 2011

Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how many alcohol-related accident and emergency (A&E) admissions there have been in NHS Lothian in each year since 2008-09, broken down by hospital.

Road Accidents answered 22 March 2011

Gavin Brown (Lothians) (Con): To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have been killed in accidents on roads in the Lothians region in each month since May 2007, broken down by road.

Fisheries answered 17 March 2011

Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to encourage an increase in wild salmon numbers in the Lochaber and south Argyll areas.

Renewable Energy answered 21 March 2011

Rhoda Grant: To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the announcement by Scottish and Southern Energy that it is to halt work on the development of its proposed offshore wind farm at Kintyre, whether it will confirm that no future developer will be able to progress this site.

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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

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.
Independence (European Funding for Farmers and Crofters) Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 8 speeches
5. To ask the Scottish Government what benefit farmers and crofters would have through pillar 1 funding in an independent Scotland. (S4O-03505)
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.
Decision Time Wednesday, 20 August 2014; 10 speeches
There are five questions to be put as a result of today’s business. I remind members that, in relation to the debate on increasing opportunities for women, if the amendment in the name of...
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...
Shipbuilding (Lower Clyde) Thursday, 21 August 2014; 6 speeches
3. To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government will ensure the future of shipbuilding on the lower Clyde. (S4F-02267)
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)
Cabinet (Meetings) Thursday, 14 August 2014; 10 speeches
3. To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-02245)
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....
Scottish Government Economic Strategy Thursday, 21 August 2014; 5 speeches
5. To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government’s economic strategy will help achieve the aims of its Arbroath “declaration of opportunity”. (S4F-02281)

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