Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament Written answers

Some recent written answers

Roads answered 17 March 2011

Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) accidents and (b) fatal accidents took place on the A9’s single carriageway sections in each of the last five years.

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.

Birds answered 18 March 2011

Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what the estimated breeding success of hen harriers on special protection areas was in (a) 2007, (b) 2008, (c) 2009 and (d) 2010.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what penalties there are for bus companies that do not meet the terms of their contractual agreements.

Health answered 18 March 2011

George Foulkes: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of admissions for heart-related hospital admissions was repeat admissions, broken down by NHS board in each of the last five years.

NHS Staff answered 21 March 2011

Kenneth Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Executive whether a deadline has been set for resolving Agenda for Change cases involving podiatrists.

NHS Expenditure answered 17 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how much the Vale of Leven Hospital Inquiry is paying the BIG Partnership for public relations services.

Health answered 17 March 2011

Elizabeth Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take following reports that cases of rickets in children and adults have increased since 2006.

NHS Expenditure answered 15 March 2011

Marlyn Glen: To ask the Scottish Executive how much NHS Tayside has been allocated for loss of prescription charge income in its initial revenue resource allocation for 2011-12.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what consultation bus companies are required to undertake before removing a route.

Sectarianism answered 17 March 2011

Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Executive how many football banning orders have been applied for in respect of (a) sectarianism, (b) racism and (c) other forms of disorder since 2006, broken down by police force.

Parliamentary Questions answered 16 March 2011

George Foulkes (Lothians) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive when it will provide a substantive answer to question S3W-38732, which received a holding reply on 25 January 2011.

Drug Misuse answered 22 March 2011

Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average fine was for possessing (a) heroin, (b) cocaine, (c) ecstasy, (d) cannabis and (e) amphetamines in the Lothians region in 2009-10, broken down by sheriff court, and what percentage change was from the previous year.

Health answered 17 March 2011

Gavin Brown: To ask the Scottish Executive how many acute occupied bed days in NHS Lothian were directly connected with knife and bladed objects crime-related incidents in 2009-10, also broken down by age of patient.

Fatal Accident Inquiry answered 22 March 2011

Nigel Don: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to publish its response to Lord Cullen of Whitekirk’s review of Fatal Accident and Sudden Deaths Inquiry legislation.

Pharmacies answered 18 March 2011

Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that patients’ views are taken into account when community pharmacy applications are being considered.

Renewable Energy answered 21 March 2011

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive how the community benefits from Forestry Commission Scotland’s renewables contracts announced by the Minister for Environment and Climate Change on 22 February 2011 will be administered and which organisations will oversee this.

Domestic Abuse answered 18 March 2011

Cathy Peattie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many women attending accident and emergency departments on each day from 22 January to 4 February 2011 disclosed, as a result of the gender-based violence action plan, that they were abused by a partner and how many indicated that they (a) had or (b) had not reported the abuse to the police, broken down by NHS board.

Health answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what reduction there has been in the salt content of bread since the publication of the report, A Scottish Diet, in 1993.

Social Care answered 15 March 2011

Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has discussed with COSLA possible implications for charges for non-residential care arising from the UK Government’s proposed changes Disability Living Allowance.