Results 1501–1520 of 1577 for speaker:John Lamont

Scottish Parliament written answers — Voluntary Sector: Voluntary Sector (14 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to reduce the legislative burden on voluntary organisations.

Scottish Parliament: Drugs Misuse (6 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: A couple of weeks ago, I served a night shift with the local police force down in my constituency in the Borders. I was able to see at first hand what the police encounter every day and to discuss their concerns about how we can improve general policing and safety records in the Borders. It is clear—as it is throughout the United Kingdom—that drug abuse and crimes connected to drug use...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Building Standards: Building Standards (6 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-2352 by Stewart Stevenson on 7 August 2007, under what circumstances a building owner is required to comply with current building regulations when converting, altering or extending an existing building and which sections of building regulations require to be complied with under such circumstances.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Energy: Energy (6 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to develop a comprehensive energy strategy, within the boundaries of its powers and responsibilities and in consultation with the UK Government, by the end of 2007.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Energy Efficiency: Energy Efficiency (6 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it intends to take to encourage local authorities to stimulate more energy-efficient housing designs through the building regulations system.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Nutrition: Nutrition (6 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it recognises the importance of good hydration and supports the World Health Organization’s definition of water as an important nutrient for the human body.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Nutrition: Nutrition (6 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how many litres of bottled water it purchased for hospitals and care homes and at what cost in each of the last three years, and what its policy is on the provision of water for staff and visitors.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Class Sizes: Class Sizes (5 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will implement its goal to reduce class sizes when many schools have no additional accommodation or resources to accommodate extra classes.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Disclosure Scotland: Disclosure Scotland (5 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to streamline the disclosure process for churches, voluntary and charitable organisations.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Environment: Environment (5 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to introduce a ban on burning garden waste in private domestic gardens.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Flooding: Flooding (5 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answers to questions S3W-1653 and S3W-2751 by Michael Russell on 24 July and 16 August 2007 respectively, how much of the £75 million made available to local councils for flood prevention for 2006-08 remains.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Central Heating: Central Heating (4 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications under the central heating programme have been received by Scottish Gas since it was awarded the contract in October 2006.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Central Heating: Central Heating (4 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications under the central heating programme have resulted in the installation of central heating and subsidiary works since Scottish Gas was awarded the contract in October 2006, broken down into (a) oil, (b) gas, (c) electric and (d) solid fuel systems.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Central Heating: Central Heating (4 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how many sub-contractors have been employed by Scottish Gas to carry out installations under the central heating programme and what percentage of the value of all work under the programme since 1 October 2006 has been carried out by sub-contractors.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Central Heating: Central Heating (4 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average time is that sub-contractors employed by Scottish Gas under the central heating programme take between being issued with work specifications and completion of the work.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Teachers: Teachers (4 Sep 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive how many newly qualified teachers have been unable to find permanent full-time work at either a primary or secondary school in each year since 2003.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health (31 Aug 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether its audit processes ensure the provision of fresh chilled drinking water in hospitals.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Education: Education (29 Aug 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to limit the size of multi-stage composite classes in rural schools.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Care of Elderly People: Care of Elderly People (27 Aug 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps have been taken to ensure that its care standards require fresh drinking water to be (a) made available and (b) regularly offered to care home residents throughout the day.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Teachers: Teachers (27 Aug 2007)

John Lamont: To ask the Scottish Executive why it is allocating funding to local authorities to employ an additional 300 newly qualified teachers given the position in the market for probationer teachers.


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