Results 181–200 of 1158 for speaker:Angus MacKay

Scottish Parliament written answers — Public Sector: Public Sector (26 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The Scottish Executive aims to respond positively to any vocational placement requests it receives, from students or educational establishments. The Executive actively promotes student placements within its core departments and its agencies, and encourages managers to identify suitable places and projects wherever possible. NDPB participation is a matter for those organisations to consider.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Ministers: Scottish Executive Ministers (26 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: Ministers are reimbursed for expenditure incurred in the course of their official duties. Reimbursement is made in accordance with standard Civil Service procedures. These costs are set out in the following table. Other costs such as travel, both within the UK and abroad, are paid direct to suppliers by the Scottish Executive – these costs are excluded from the figures given. The figures...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Best Value: Best Value (25 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The Principal Accountable Officer for the Scottish Administration has a statutory duty of: "ensuring that the resources of the Scottish Administration are used economically, efficiently and effectively". The Principal Accountable Officer appoints Accountable Officers, in both departments and other bodies, setting their designated duties. This includes ensuring value for money considerations...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Public Sector: Public Sector (25 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: Following consideration of the appropriate operational locations for the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care, and in the context of the Executive’s relocation policy, it is planned to locate a regional office of the new body in the Inverness area.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Public Sector: Public Sector (25 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The Scottish Executive does not provide specific guidelines on ethical practice to companies which have contractual relationships with the public sector. Scottish Executive contract terms and conditions require that suppliers adhere to national law and regulations and specify that the offer of corrupt gifts or payments to officials is a criminal offence under the Prevention of Corruption Acts.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Public Sector: Public Sector (25 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The Scottish Executive has no plans to introduce a code of conduct outlining minimum standards of ethical practice to companies involved with the public sector.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (25 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The organisations of the staff on secondment during the period July 2001 to September 2001 whose salary costs are being met by the Scottish Executive are as follows: European Commission Glasgow Employer Coalition Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland Prince’s Trust Volunteers Scotland Royal Society of Edinburgh Scottish Business in the Community Scottish Chambers of Commerce Scottish Civic...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Civil Servants: Civil Servants (24 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: In line with the relocation policy, ministers consider a range of suitable locations when relocation opportunities arise. No particular areas of the country are targeted, nor are any ruled out. Inverness will be considered along with other locations.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (21 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: Further to the answer provided to question S1W-17547, I can confirm that the following organisations had staff on loan from the Scottish Executive in the period May 1999 to July 2001: Audit Scotland Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Cabinet Office Department of Trade and Industry Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forestry Commission HM Treasury Home Office Department for...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (21 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: Further to the answer provided to question S1W-17546 and not S1W-17547 as stated, I can confirm that the following organisations currently have staff on loan from the Scottish Executive: Cabinet Office Department of Trade and Industry Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forestry Commission HM Treasury Home Office Office of Fair Trading OFTEL Prime Minister’s Office, Downing Street Scottish...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (21 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: Further to the answer provided to question S1W-17545, I can confirm that the organisations of the 17 staff currently on secondment whose salary costs are being met by the Scottish Executive are as follows: European Commission Glasgow Employer Coalition Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland Prince’s Trust Volunteers Scotland Royal Society of Edinburgh Scottish Business in the Community Scottish...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (21 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: Further to the answer provided to question S1W-17545, I can confirm that the organisations of the 91 staff currently on secondment whose salary costs are met by the receiving organisation are as follows: Cairngorm Partnership Common Services Agency European Commission Highlands and Islands Enterprise Lord President’s Office Lothian Health Meat Hygiene Service Public and Commercial Services...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (21 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The organisations of the staff on secondment during the period July 2001 to September 2001, whose salary costs are being met by the receiving organisation are as follows: Cairngorm Partnership Common Services Agency European Commission Highlands and Islands Enterprise Lord President’s Office Lothian Health Meat Hygiene Service Public and Commercial Services Union Royal Bank of Scotland...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (21 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The organisations of the staff on secondment during the period May 1999 to July2001, whose salary costs were met by the Scottish Executive, are as follows: Community Learning Scotland COSLA Fair Play Scotland Glasgow Employer Coalition Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland MacMillan Cancer Relief Prince’s Trust Volunteers Scotland Quality Scotland Royal Society of Edinburgh Schlumberger...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (20 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The TUPE Regulations implement obligations under European law and apply in the same way throughout Great Britain. Therefore, if the regulations apply they will have the same effect whether the affected civil servants work in Scotland, England or Wales. Whether the regulations apply in any particular case will depend upon the particular circumstances of that case.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (20 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: In the 12-month period from 1 August 1999 to 31 July 2000, 82 officers took sick leave because of stress-related illnesses. These absences represented a loss of 3,402 working days. In the following 12-month period, 1 August 2000 to 31 July 2001, 73 officers took stress-related sick leave, representing a loss of 2,741.5 working days. As medical certificates do not always specify the cause of a...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (20 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The Scottish Executive has a harassment policy in place. This includes bullying and applies to all staff working in the Executive. Well-established procedures exist for staff who feel that they are victims of workplace harassment or bullying to report and to have their case investigated. A confidential harassment helpline, staffed by trained councillors, is available to all staff.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (20 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: The information requested is an internal management matter. Under the terms of the Code of Practice on Access to Scottish Executive Information , personnel records are exempt from the commitment to provide information.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Scottish Executive Staff: Scottish Executive Staff (20 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: There is no money due to security staff in back pay. Management in the Scottish Executive became aware earlier this year that security staff had not been claiming payment for time spent travelling to work. Steps have been taken to ensure that security staff are fully aware that they are able to claim travel time and consequently they have been doing so since 1 April 2001. Management and the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Finance: Finance (19 Sep 2001)

Angus MacKay: I refer the member to the following table: copies of which will be placed in the Parliament’s reference centre. Budget Underspend (A) EYF award (B) Difference (B minus A) £ million £ million £ million £ million ...


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