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Scottish Parliament Written answers

Some recent 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 there is a continuing need for the National Performance Management Committee if there is no performance-related pay for the next two years.

Medication answered 21 March 2011

Joe FitzPatrick: To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients are participating in clinical trials, broken down by NHS board.

Justice answered 17 March 2011

Cathy Jamieson: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has received from (a) police organisations and (b) medical professionals regarding BB guns.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive how many bus routes served the Moodiesburn area on 31 January 2010.

Fuel Poverty answered 22 March 2011

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

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.

Public Transport answered 17 March 2011

Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Executive what surveys have been carried out on passenger satisfaction on buses.

Renewable Energy answered 21 March 2011

Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Executive how communities will be consulted on spending priorities arising from benefits received from Forestry Commission Scotland’s renewables contracts announced by the Minister for Environment and Climate Change on 22 February 2011.

Rail Services answered 17 March 2011

Murdo Fraser: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will outline the planned investment to improve Perth train station.

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.

Burial and Cremation answered 21 March 2011

Hugh Henry: To ask the Scottish Executive what regulations govern the number of burials that can be carried out in family graves.

Freight answered 21 March 2011

Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Executive, with regard to the invitation to submit notes of interest setting out funding requirements under the 2011-12 Freight Facilities Grant scheme, what the total capital cost of all projects advised by rail and by water is; what the total minimum value of Freight Facilities Grant support indicated as required is; what the total annual value of Mode Shift Revenue Support and Waterborne Freight Grant sought is, and how many projects have submitted notes of interest, broken down by regional transport partnership area.

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 Coatbridge and Chryston constituency.

Enterprise answered 15 March 2011

Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive what impact it considers any reduction in funding from Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise will have on the objectives of the Intellectual Asset Centre in relation to its work on food and drink strategic objectives and protected food names.

Enterprise answered 15 March 2011

Peter Peacock: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any impediments to the Intellectual Asset Centre securing funding from the European Union.

Further and Higher Education answered 21 March 2011

Cathy Peattie: To ask the Scottish Executive how many staff were employed in each (a) college and (b) university in 2009-10, broken down by (i) academic, (ii) non-academic managerial and (iii) other non-academic staff.

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.

Planning answered 17 March 2011

Rob Gibson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many incinerator applications are pending in March 2011.

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.

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.