Results 3281–3300 of 3314 for speaker:Margaret Curran

Scottish Parliament written answers — Finance: Finance (15 Nov 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what the Warm Deal budget will be in 2000-01 and 2001-02.

Scottish Parliament: Homelessness (10 Nov 1999)

Margaret Curran: I welcome the minister's announcement, particularly as it relates to Glasgow, the needs of which have duly been recognised. The minister announced research and the establishment of a review group. Can she give us an assurance that the review group, in considering hostel provision in Glasgow, will recognise the complexities of young people's needs? This issue is about not only accommodation,...

Scottish Parliament: Open Question Time — scottish executive: Joint Working (4 Nov 1999)

Margaret Curran: On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Although you refused Cathie Craigie's question without giving her a chance to rephrase it, you gave Phil Gallie that chance. I do not think that that is fair.

Scottish Parliament: Voluntary Sector (3 Nov 1999)

Margaret Curran: Phil Gallie displays a total misunderstanding of the role of the voluntary sector. The voluntary sector has made very clear what it wishes to do. It is in partnership with the Government in certain areas. There is no way that the compact implies any restriction on organisations' independent views—they can still express opinions to the Government. Phil Gallie shows a complete...

Scottish Parliament: Domestic Violence (27 Oct 1999)

Margaret Curran: I have been involved in the debate on domestic violence for about 20 years. It is gratifying to see how far it has shifted and to have this debate in the Parliament so early in its life. I would like to pay tribute to Roseanna—who is not in the chamber, unfortunately—and to Lyndsay for their speeches. We can genuinely share ownership of this problem, and that gives us great hope. We have...

Scottish Parliament: Breast Cancer (6 Oct 1999)

Margaret Curran: From Ruth Picardie's moving columns in The Observer to our everyday experiences, we are becoming aware of the reality of breast cancer and the key issues that surround it—screening, diagnosis and care. Breast cancer is now properly a key component of the health agenda of Scotland. That prominence has been achieved thanks to the campaigns in the charity and voluntary sector, the dedication...

Scottish Parliament: Crime Prevention (23 Sep 1999)

Margaret Curran: You are better now.

Scottish Parliament: Homelessness (16 Sep 1999)

Margaret Curran: The new politics must be with us, as the Tories are supporting the SNP and dare to lecture us about homelessness. I have heard it all now. I must express some disappointment. As Convener of the Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee, I have gone out of my way to make clear to members of that committee that we do not regard any one party as having a monopoly on good...

Scottish Parliament: Homelessness (16 Sep 1999)

Margaret Curran: With all due respect to Fiona, she must distinguish between her view of what happened at the committee meeting and the decisions that the committee made. It was not the unanimous view of the committee members that they were disappointed with the time scale of the housing legislation. She may have been disappointed, but the committee did not come to that decision.

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government (9 Sep 1999)

Margaret Curran: Will the member give way?

Scottish Parliament: Domestic Violence (2 Sep 1999)

Margaret Curran: May I move a motion to extend the business?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Pensions: Pensions (24 Aug 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what key performance targets have been set for the Scottish Office Pensions Agency for 1999-2000, and what the Agency is to be called following the creation of the Scottish Executive.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Justice: Justice (23 Aug 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to amend the list of courts attracting a £50 addition to the core payment prescribed in the Criminal Legal Aid (Fixed Payments (Scotland)) Regulations 1999.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive: Scottish Executive (23 Aug 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive when it plans to publish guidance setting out its standards and procedures.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Next Steps Agencies: Next Steps Agencies (28 Jul 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what arrangements have been made regarding its Next Steps Agencies.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Tobacco Advertising: Tobacco Advertising (28 Jul 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Twelfth Annual Report of the Committee for Monitoring Agreements on Tobacco Advertising and Sponsorship will be published.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Historic Scotland: Historic Scotland (27 Jul 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will publish the key performance targets it has set Historic Scotland for 1999-2000.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Rural Affairs: Rural Affairs (8 Jul 1999)

Margaret Curran: To ask the Scottish Executive what its plans are for consultation on the proposed level of fees for cattle passports.

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (23 Jun 1999)

Margaret Curran: On a point of order. I am not clear about what is happening. We cannot hear from here.


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