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Some recent Scottish Parliament written answers

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.

Social Inclusion answered 17 March 2011

Sandra White: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it has taken to tackle poverty, promote social inclusion and improve health in Glasgow.

Health answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action has been taken to deliver the recommendations in Eating for Health: A Diet Action Plan for Scotland .

Renewable Energy answered 21 March 2011

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will delay the eight month limit from the agreement of exclusivity arrangements for communities to put forward their own proposals for renewables contracts the Forestry Commission Scotland estate.

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.

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.

Police answered 17 March 2011

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what the running costs were for each (a) police authority and (b) joint police board in each of the last two years

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it takes to ensure the areas that are not well served by rail links have sufficient bus services.

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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

Teachers (Criminal Convictions) Tuesday, 24 June 2014; 6 speeches, 1 annotation
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on reports that people with serious criminal convictions are teaching in schools. (S4T-00747)
Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill Thursday, 19 June 2014; 16 speeches
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-10335, in the name of David Stewart, on the Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill. I call the cabinet secretary to signify Crown...
Points of Order Thursday, 19 June 2014; 17 speeches
On a point of order, Presiding Officer.
Affordable Housing Supply Programme Thursday, 26 June 2014; 5 speeches
7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the progress of its affordable housing supply programme. (S4O-03397)
Royston (Regeneration) Tuesday, 24 June 2014; 17 speeches
The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-10109, in the name of Bob Doris, on the regeneration of Royston. The debate will be concluded without any question...
City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill: Final Stage Thursday, 26 June 2014; 20 speeches
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-10379, in the name of Siobhan McMahon, on the City of Edinburgh Council (Portobello Park) Bill. Given that I allowed the cabinet...
Your GP Cares Campaign Thursday, 26 June 2014; 19 speeches, 1 annotation
The next item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-10122, in the name of Alison McInnes, on the your GP cares campaign. The debate will be concluded without any question...
Decision Time Tuesday, 24 June 2014; 6 speeches
There are four questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that motion S4M-10427, in the name of Keith Brown, on support for armed forces and veteran...
Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce Tuesday, 24 June 2014; 31 speeches
The next item of business is a statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth and Women’s Employment, Angela Constance, on developing Scotland’s young workforce. The cabinet...
Independence (Local Income Tax) Thursday, 19 June 2014; 6 speeches
5. To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Government would introduce a local income tax in the event of independence. (S4F-02207)

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