Results 141–160 of 1053 for speaker:Sylvia Jackson

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Genetically Modified Organisms (22 Jun 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: In the light of the revelation about the mis-selling of GM-contaminated seeds, will the minister say whether there is any thought of trying to get compensation from Advanta?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Land Reform: Land Reform (23 Jun 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has regarding tenant farmers in the forthcoming programme of land reform legislation.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Renewable Energy: Renewable Energy (23 Jun 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether domestic wind turbines can play a part in meeting Scotland’s obligations in relation to renewable energy.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport Operatives Pension Scheme: Transport Operatives Pension Scheme (26 Jun 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take to enable surplus money within the Transport Operatives Pension Scheme to be paid out, and what the expected timescale is for distributing this surplus.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Road Traffic Accidents (29 Jun 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to carry out any research on a comparison of urban and rural risk factors for road traffic accidents. (S1O-2096)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — scottish executive: Road Traffic Accidents (29 Jun 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Does the minister agree that although urban areas may have more obvious problems with speeding traffic—as is the case in my constituency at Cornton in Stirling—there are also real needs in rural communities, where narrow bridges, heavy forestry vehicles and a lack of footpaths can make rural schools, such as Stratheyre Primary School, needy candidates for funding from the safer routes to...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Organ Transplants: Organ Transplants (3 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what the present position is at the Scottish Cardiopulmonary Transplant Unit at Glasgow Royal Infirmary regarding the lack of consultant cover for those on the active list.

Scottish Parliament: National Parks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 6 — Designation orders: further provisions (5 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I am not a member of the Rural Affairs Committee, but I felt that I needed to speak today because my area, Stirling, will be one of the largest parts of the first national park, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. The national park authority and the representation on it is therefore a critical issue to me. During the bill's passage, I have been contacted by a number of constituents, including...

Scottish Parliament: National Parks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 8 — General purpose and functions (5 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Amendment 31 relates to section 8(1), which provides: "The general purpose of a National Park authority is to ensure that the National Park aims are collectively achieved in relation to the National Park in a co-ordinated way." The amendment would add: "and to high standards of design and environmental stewardship." I lodged amendment 31 because our national parks will include some of the...

Scottish Parliament: National Parks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 8 — General purpose and functions (5 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: I refer to the design of any aspect of national parks, for example building, planning and more general matters. I point members to the policy memorandum for the National Parks (Scotland) Bill. Paragraph 6 outlines the advice to Government from its statutory advisers—Scottish Natural Heritage—which said: "National Parks should secure high standards of environmental stewardship." Another...

Scottish Parliament: National Parks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 8 — General purpose and functions (5 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Given those reassurances, I withdraw amendment 31. Amendment 31, by agreement, withdrawn. Amendment 18 moved—[Fergus Ewing].

Scottish Parliament: National Parks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3: Section 11A — National park plans: review (5 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Amendment 34 arises from debate in the Rural Affairs Committee at stage 2. It is about the importance of audits in the review procedure. Des McNulty said that on-going reviews are important for good governance. Amendment 34 goes alongside his amendment. Amendment 34 relates to the importance of audits in ascertaining whether the aims have been achieved and the programmes of work carried out...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (6 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take to reduce the risk of children living in disadvantaged areas being involved in road accidents, following its Central Research Unit’s findings in Road Accidents and Children Living in Disadvantaged Areas.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Road Safety: Road Safety (6 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what guidance it has given to local authorities on the recent "Safer Routes to School" funding in the light of its Central Research Unit report of Road Accidents and Children Living in Disadvantaged Areas .

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — National Health Service: Pension Schemes (6 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer by Sarah Boyack to question S1W-6117 on 26 June 2000, whether it will outline the process involved in winding up the two Scottish Transport Group pension schemes. (S1O-2149)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — National Health Service: Pension Schemes (6 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: Given the growing concern over the matter not only in Stirling but throughout Scotland, given the fact that the issue concerns 12,000 pensioners and deferred pensioners—who are, obviously, not getting any younger—and given the grave concerns of the T & G over the whole affair, can the minister provide details on the role of the trustee or trustees and on what the Executive is actually doing?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Genetically Modified Crops: Genetically Modified Crops (12 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure that all GM contaminated seeds mistakenly planted in Scotland will be effectively destroyed.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Recycling: Recycling (12 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive, in the light of the recently announced mandatory targets for recycling municipal waste in England and Wales and in Northern Ireland, when such targets will be set for Scotland and whether it will require the Scottish Environment Protection Agency to make these targets mandatory.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (14 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in moving towards (a) computerisation of all medical records and (b) a smartcard system so that people attending out of hours services such as doctors’ on call services receive prompt medical treatment.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Genetically Modified Crops: Genetically Modified Crops (17 Jul 2000)

Sylvia Jackson: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will monitor those sites where GM contaminated seeds were sown and the crops destroyed to ensure that no contamination of the environment has occurred.


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