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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers

NHS Staff answered 18 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-37313 by Nicola Sturgeon on 17 November 2010, whether it will suspend the National Performance Management Committee.

Medication answered 21 March 2011

Joe FitzPatrick: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will publish the progress reports of NHS boards that were requested by ministers as part of the process of implementing the CEL 17 (2010) guidance on the introduction of new medicines into NHSScotland.

Child Poverty answered 15 March 2011

Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive when it will publish the Child Poverty Strategy for Scotland.

Health answered 18 March 2011

George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of admissions to the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit was repeat admissions, broken down by NHS board in each of the last five years.

Communities answered 21 March 2011

Anne McLaughlin: To ask the Scottish Executive what consideration it gives to the needs of the African and Caribbean communities when developing health policy and which representatives of those communities it consults.

Alcohol Misuse answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps the Care Commission has taken to ensure that appropriate care and personal plans are in place for people in care homes, supported accommodation or hostels with alcohol-related brain damage.

Health answered 17 March 2011

Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have received treatment from injuries sustained from the use of air weapons in each of the last four years, broken down by NHS board.

Prison Service answered 17 March 2011

Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many drug finds there have been in each prison in each month since January 2010, broken down by type of drug

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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

Aberdeen City Council (Meetings) Wednesday, 2 April 2014; 6 speeches
5. To ask the Scottish Government when ministers last met representatives of Aberdeen City Council and what issues were discussed. (S4O-03090)
Visitor Searches (Knives) Thursday, 27 March 2014; 6 speeches
1. To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body how many knives have been removed from visitors to the Parliament in each year since 2011. (S4O-03080)
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)
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...
Dumfries Control Rooms Closure Thursday, 27 March 2014; 21 speeches
I remind guests who are leaving the gallery, including my guests from St Patrick’s primary school in Coatbridge, that the Parliament is still in session and they should leave as quickly and...
Nursing Vacancies (ISD Scotland Report) Tuesday, 1 April 2014; 12 speeches
2. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the report by ISD Scotland into nursing vacancies. (S4T-00657)
Independence (Corporation Tax) Wednesday, 2 April 2014; 6 speeches
12. To ask the Scottish Government what considerations led it to propose a 3p cut in corporation tax below the prevailing rate in the remaining United Kingdom in the event of independence....
“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)
Child Poverty Thursday, 27 March 2014; 124 speeches
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-09482, in the name of Margaret Burgess, on child poverty. I call Margaret Burgess to speak to and move the motion. Minister, you have a maximum...
Engagements Thursday, 3 April 2014; 18 speeches
1. To ask the Deputy First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-02011)

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