Results 81–100 of 1053 for speaker:Sylvia Jackson

Scottish Parliament written answers — Sport: Sport (3 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it is promoting a holistic approach at the local level to encouraging sporting activities in disadvantaged areas.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Sport: Sport (3 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide details, broken down by local authority area, of the number of sports co-ordinators employed in local authority schools including a breakdown by primary and secondary sector.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Sport: Sport (3 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what support local authorities receive from sportscotland to promote sport in their individual areas.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Employment: Employment (6 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will confirm that there will be no forced redundancies in the nine Remploy factory sites in Scotland due to the long term proposal of Remploy to provide more opportunity for people working in their factories to move into open employment.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Housing: Housing (8 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has for the Scottish Homes development programme for the forthcoming year and how this programme will contribute to addressing the difficulties of developing socially rented housing in pressured rural areas of Scotland.

Scottish Parliament: Post Offices (8 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Will the member give way?

Scottish Parliament: Post Offices (8 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Will Mr Neil confirm that he said that the Post Office would get 1p for each transaction? That is a complete lie. What has been said is that the fee will remain the same for each transaction, or it might even be higher. One penny is the efficiency gain from the modernisation programme.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Housing: Housing (9 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the First Minister how social housing in rural areas will be supported.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish executive: Roads (Child Fatalities) (9 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how it plans to reduce the number of child fatalities on Scotland's roads. (S1O-1351)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish executive: Roads (Child Fatalities) (9 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: At a community council meeting that I attended recently in Lochearnhead, concern was expressed about Strathyre primary school and the lack of information about the safer routes to school scheme. Will the minister review the way in which that information is disseminated?

Scottish Parliament: Climate Change (9 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: The task of changing behaviour and attitudes seems to be immense. Will the minister comment on the way in which the education system and community organisations might help in that task?

Scottish Parliament: Rail Travel for the Blind (16 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I agree totally with Euan Robson, and with what has been said on the specific issues that relate to the Borders and to blind travellers. I also have much sympathy for what Lord James Douglas-Hamilton said. In my area too, many stations still do not provide access for disabled people. The issue goes beyond blind travellers and concerns disabled travellers in general. We were pleased when Sarah...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Rural Housing (16 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Will the minister comment on the recently announced Highland rural housing pilot and how it relates to some of the concerns expressed in the January housing debate?

Scottish Parliament: Standards in Scotland's Schools etc Bill: Stage 1 (22 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I want to make five points, although whether I will get through them is another matter. First, it strikes me, through letters that I have received from teachers, that the General Teaching Council must develop into a truly professional body for teachers. I support the comments made on that point by Nicola Sturgeon and Ian Jenkins. The process of making the GTC such a body is already starting,...

Scottish Parliament: Genetic Modification Science (23 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I want to declare that before I became a member of this Parliament I was a scientist and that I recognise that science is important in moving the Scottish economy forward. Having said that, there are issues that I would like Ross Finnie to address in his winding-up speech. It is quite obvious that there is concern, not only in Scotland but in Europe, which I have been made aware of through...

Scottish Parliament: Genetic Modification Science (23 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I want to repeat a question that I asked previously about pollen transfer. If pollen transfer is going to be considered in the trial site, would it be useful to examine that outwith the site as well and to include that in the scientific evaluation?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Road Traffic Accidents: Road Traffic Accidents (24 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive how many traffic accidents in 1999 involved children on their way to or from school.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive: Planning (30 Mar 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: While I support the sentiments of Ian Jenkins's question, does the minister agree that it is imperative that we tackle a significant educational agenda: the understanding of the term sustainable development?

Scottish Parliament: Agriculture Strategy (6 Apr 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I welcome the minister's statement, which showed an awareness of some of the wider issues that we have to deal with. It also showed an awareness of the importance of the consultation process. He mentioned that agriculture is a substantial component of the rural structure, and that it impinges on the environment and hence on tourism, which is another big industry. Does the minister agree that...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Waste Management: Waste Management (12 Apr 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether Scotland is on course to meet the waste management objectives as laid out in the EU Waste Framework Directive (75/442/EEC) and the Environment Act 1995.


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