Results 3141–3160 of 3250 for speaker:Ben Wallace

Scottish Parliament: Community Care (18 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: No, I must finish. I agree with what Nora Radcliffe said about the needs of young carers and the effect for them of full-time commitments. We should all agree with Hugh Henry's very positive contribution on the way forward for social care, but while, according to him, Renfrewshire Council may be passing on Government money, he should also think about authorities such as Lanarkshire Council,...

Scottish Parliament: Epilepsy (17 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: When I was asked to act as the secretary to the cross-party group, I was honoured to accept. As someone who knew little about epilepsy, I put my mind to it and learned a lot about the condition. I have a close friend who has been a sufferer of epilepsy for her entire life, and I now know what she has gone through. I have learned of the problems that sufferers face, and of those that face the...

Scottish Parliament: Glasgow Regeneration (17 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: Will the member give way?

Scottish Parliament: Glasgow Regeneration (17 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: Does Ms Sturgeon agree that, if Scotland were to get its independence, all the yards at Yarrow and Govan and the defence establishment at Bishopton would simply disappear? Those jobs, and the people from Glasgow who work in them, would have no future because of the SNP's agenda of narrow nationalism.

Scottish Parliament: A90 Upgrade (10 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: I thank David Davidson for providing the opportunity for me to make this speech, and for giving members from the north-east the chance to express their grave concerns about the A90. I hope that the Executive will do more. Slowly, and drip by drip, the north-east has faced measures that have restricted its economic prosperity. The higher fuel costs and Government changes to road tax have left...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Dairy Products (Hygiene) (Scotland) Regulations 1999: Dairy Products (Hygiene) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (5 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive what its timetable is for the Dairy Products (Hygiene) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 to come before the Parliament for consideration.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Criminal Records: Criminal Records (4 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Review Group’s report regarding charging for criminal record checks under Part V of the Police Act 1977 will be published.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (4 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive to detail the number of operations cancelled for non-medical reasons by year, and by health board, since 1996.

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Funding: NHS Funding (4 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-5496 by Susan Deacon on 4 April 2000, whether Scotland’s share of the £2 billion extra for the NHS in the UK is new and additional to Scotland’s block grant for the coming year.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Objective 2 Funding: Objective 2 Funding (4 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive what are the areas that are eligible to receive transitional European Structural Funding as a result of losing Objective 2 status in the 2000-06 funding round.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Finance: Finance (3 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-4569 by Mr Jack McConnell on 6 April 2000, on what specific years since 1990 Treasury funding was reduced as a result of the operation of the ceiling under the Barnett formula when European Structural Fund grants were taken into account.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Parliamentary Accommodation: Parliamentary Accommodation (2 May 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Presiding Officer what the total cost is of the refurbishment of the fifth floor in the Parliament Headquarters building and what the reasons are for it.

Scottish Parliament written answers — European Funding: European Funding (28 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects the plans for the new round of European Structural Funds (2000-06) to be approved by the European Commission.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health Expenditure: Health Expenditure (12 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive how much extra funding, earmarked for health and generated by the increase in tobacco duty announced in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2000-01 budget, it will receive and what percentage share of the amount available over the UK as a whole this figure represents.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Objective 3 Funding: Objective 3 Funding (12 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive how much funding was received from the Department for Education and Employment to act as public expenditure cover for Objective 3 in each year since 1990.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Executive Expenditure: Executive Expenditure (6 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive how much it spent on external consultants in 1999.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Finance: Finance (6 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions since 1990 the ceiling on the Barnett Formula settlement reduced Treasury funding when taking European Structural Fund grants into account.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (5 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will receive any of the extra revenue generated by the increase in fuel duty announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his 2000-01 budget to spend directly on improving rural transport.

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Funding: NHS Funding (4 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to receive the extra monies allocated to the NHS in Scotland as a result of the increased tobacco duty announced in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2000-01 budget.

Scottish Parliament written answers — NHS Funding: NHS Funding (4 Apr 2000)

Ben Wallace: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the monies allocated to the NHS in Scotland as a result of the increased tobacco duty announced in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2000-01 budget will be in addition to funds allocated through the Barnett formula.


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