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Scottish Parliament Written answers

Some recent written answers

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.

NHS Staff answered 17 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many staff are employed by each Special Health Board, broken down by pay scale.

Road Accidents answered 18 March 2011

Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) accidents and (b) fatalities there have been on the A9 since September 2006.

NHS Equipment answered 16 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive for what reason the draft clinical standards in NHS Scotland Wheelchair and Seating Services - Clinical Standards Consultation do not refer to recommendation 3 of Moving Forward: Review of NHS Wheelchair and Seating Services in Scotland.

Procurement answered 15 March 2011

Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how many contracts it has agreed under Article 19 of the EU procurement directive.

Alcohol Misuse answered 21 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made since May 2007 of the incidence and prevalence of alcohol-related brain damage.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of adults travel to work by bus, also broken down by (a) local authority area and (b) parliamentary constituency.

Renewable Energy answered 21 March 2011

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Forestry Commission Scotland renewables contracts announced by the Minister for Environment and Climate Change on 22 February 2011 require safeguarding locally based employment for construction and maintenance work as part of the tendering process.

NHS Staff answered 18 March 2011

Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-37318 by Nicola Sturgeon on 16 November 2010, when it will provide the distribution of appraisal scores for the NHS Executive Managers Cohort for 2009-10.

Fuel Poverty answered 22 March 2011

Johann Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to tackle fuel poverty.

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.

Forth Crossing answered 21 March 2011

Tricia Marwick: To ask the Scottish Executive what the status is of the Forth Replacement Crossing Principal Contract procurement process.

Antisocial Behaviour answered 21 March 2011

Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many antisocial behaviour orders have been granted in relation to people (a) under 16, (b) 16-17 and (c) over 18 in each year since 2005, broken down by local authority area.

Fisheries answered 17 March 2011

Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what research it is undertaking on wild salmon numbers in (a) Scotland and (b) the Lochaber and south Argyll areas.

Public Bodies answered 16 March 2011

Dr Richard Simpson (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab): To ask the Scottish Executive what the functions are of Waterwatch Scotland and what organisations will handle them when Waterwatch is closed.

Roads answered 18 March 2011

Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to address concerns regarding the conditions of roads in the Highlands and Islands.

Cancer answered 16 March 2011

Michael Matheson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the (a) sensitivity and (b) specificity is of the cervical screening programme.

Child Poverty answered 15 March 2011

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

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.

Cancer answered 16 March 2011

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