Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive to detail for each of the last three years the amount raised in fines from motorists committing offences, including parking offences, by (a) local authority area and (b) type of offence.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive how much has been spent on maintaining (a) council roads and (b) trunk roads in each local authority area in each of the last four years expressed in (i) real terms and (ii) as spend per mile of road maintained.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will detail the assessment made by it and The Scottish Office of the capital allocation requirements for education in each local authority area in each year from 1996-97 to 1999-2000.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1O-1732 by Peter Peacock on 18 May 2000, whether it will provide a breakdown of local authority capital expenditure on education by authority and by nature, including acquisition of land, leases, existing buildings or works, new construction, and expenditure on vehicles, plant, machinery and equipment, and whether it will...
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive what was the total allocation of money made available to each local authority by it and the Scottish Office in each of the past three years for the purpose of introducing computer and IT equipment in schools and whether this money was for the purposes of capital or revenue expenditure.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will detail the total capital allocations made available to each local authority in each year from 1996-97 to 1999-2000.
Adam Ingram: To ask the First Minister what representations have been made by the Scottish Executive to Her Majesty's Government regarding the future of the local post office network in Scotland in the light of the announcement of post-tax losses by the Post Office. (S1F-442)
Adam Ingram: What provision and allocations has the Executive instructed its agencies to make to repair the economic and social fabric of communities, if and when post offices close as a consequence of automated credit transfer of benefit payments into bank accounts? If the Executive has made no such plans, will it give an assurance today that no post offices will close?
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to ensure that fines raised from parking offences committed within each local authority area are retained by that local authority to help finance and develop the local transport network.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive what capital expenditure was on arts, culture and sport, the built heritage, national monuments and national institutions in each of the last six years, broken down by project and specifying in each case the total cost and start date.
Adam Ingram: I am a member of the Finance Committee and I hope that my remarks will be appreciated by the minister. If they are not, that will be too bad. Since time immemorial, it seems that those outside the Government with an interest in Scotland's public finances have laboured long and hard to penetrate the traditional opaqueness of documentation that purports to account for the Government's...
Adam Ingram: The level I figures are not in the document. "Serving Scotland's Needs" includes a comprehensive table of level I figures from the outset, in cash and real terms. Essentially, that is required throughout "Investing in You", as the minister knows perfectly well. The reader cannot interpret changes without wasting time and resorting to arithmetic in gross domestic product deflators. The...
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the implementation of national planning policy guideline 16, in particular the 500 m cordon sanitaire between an opencast working face and neighbouring communities, is sufficient protection to ensure public safety. (S1O-2074)
Adam Ingram: In the light of a landslip that occurred at Garleffan opencast site in Ayrshire, and which travelled in excess of 500 m, and in the light of East Ayrshire Council's proposal to reduce rather than extend its exclusion zone between opencast workings and communities, in order to come into line with NPPG 16, is the minister satisfied that NPPG 16 is still protecting coalfield communities, or...
Adam Ingram: That is not what they are saying.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive how many dog fouling offences have been reported to Procurator Fiscals’ offices in each of the past three years, broken down by region.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to make representations to Her Majesty’s Government to ensure that fines raised from motoring offences committed within each local authority area are retained by that local authority to help finance and develop the local transport network.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it has taken, or intends to take, in the light of the recent announcement made by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on Post Offices.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive how many informal carers of people suffering from mental illness there are.
Adam Ingram: To ask the Scottish Executive whether the needs of carers of mentally ill people differ from the needs of other carers; if so, in what way, and what measures it has put in place to directly address any specific needs of carers of mentally ill people.