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Scottish Parliament written answers — Post Offices: Post Offices (8 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what effect a decision by Her Majesty’s Government to remove benefit payments from post offices will have on its social inclusion policy.

Scottish Parliament: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (9 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: I welcome the Executive's turnaround on the question on religion and on the enhanced ethnic minority categories. I also welcome the Executive's acknowledgement of the need for equality proofing, which shows that the Executive realises that such proofing must be actioned rather than just spoken about. I hope that the example of the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill will have an impact on...

Scottish Parliament: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (9 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: I have a copy of it here, which I will give Mr Monteith at the end of the debate. The Executive agreed to consult users and interested parties on the form of the questions on religion and ethnicity. It was not wholly necessary of the Executive to be so restrictive with the options in the consultation paper. I seek clarification that, if the Executive receives good, positive suggestions...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Kosovan Evacuees and Asylum Seekers: Kosovan Evacuees and Asylum Seekers (21 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide details of (a) the expenditure incurred to date and (b) the likely expenditure to be incurred by each local authority in the current financial year in relation to (i) Kosovan evacuees; (ii) adult asylum seekers; (iii) children of asylum seekers and (iv) unaccompanied children seeking asylum.

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

Shona Robison: Commenting on the Scottish Executive's attempts to mainstream equal opportunities in the Standards for Scotland's Schools etc Bill, Morag Alexander of the Equal Opportunities Commission said that she would "give the Executive one out of 10 for that".—[Official Report, Equal Opportunities Committee, 16 November 1999; c 153.] As a result, the Equal Opportunities Committee has a number of...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Population: Population (23 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what action is planned to address depopulation in Dundee.

Scottish Parliament: First Minister's Question Time — Scottish executive: Local Government Finance (23 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: What plans does the Executive have to investigate an alternative local taxation that would be based on an individual's ability to pay?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Economy: Economy (27 Mar 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it made to the Governor of the Bank of England on the effect on the Scottish economy of the current level of interest rates and the current strength of sterling during his recent visit to Scotland and what response it received.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Disabled People: Disabled People (11 Apr 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) about HMG’s proposal to introduce a bill to provide protection against discrimination of disabled people in schools and in further and higher education.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Disabled People: Disabled People (11 Apr 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what implications the new bill to provide protection against the discrimination of disabled people in schools and in further and higher education proposed by Her Majesty’s Government will have on the current Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Bill.

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

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to instruct the NHS to collect data concerning fibromyalgia for reporting in the future by the Information and Statistics Division.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Police: Police (26 Apr 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive how many probationary police officers from an ethnic minority background leave the police force before the end of their probationary period, as a proportion of the total number of officers leaving during their probationary period.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Justice: Justice (2 May 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive how many cases involving illegal eviction of tenants by private landlords were (a) referred to and (b) pursued by Procurators Fiscal in each year from 1989-90 to 1998-99 inclusive.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Cancer: Cancer (3 May 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive whether all patients in the Tayside Health Board area who require the anti-cancer drug Taxotere are receiving this drug.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Cancer: Cancer (3 May 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients in each health board area have received the anti-cancer drug Taxotere over the last 12 months.

Scottish Parliament: Discipline in Schools (4 May 2000)

Shona Robison: Nobody, with the possible exception of Brian Monteith, really believes that excluding children is in itself a good thing. However, I do not believe that the option of exclusion should be de facto removed by target setting. Discipline problems in schools are destructive for teachers and pupils. They have a profound impact on teacher morale and turn the teacher's day into an exercise in crowd...

Scottish Parliament: Elderly and Disabled People (4 May 2000)

Shona Robison: Can Karen Whitefield tell me whether, unlike in every other area in Scotland, the home help service in her area is increasing?

Scottish Parliament: Elderly and Disabled People (4 May 2000)

Shona Robison: I begin by paying tribute to the army of home helps who, in the face of adversity, keep a totally under-funded and stretched service going by their dedication to their clients, going beyond the call of duty. Karen Whitefield should speak to the home helps in her area. They will tell her that the service has been reduced year on year, cut after cut, as it has been elsewhere in Scotland. I will...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Justice: Justice (11 May 2000)

Shona Robison: To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are available to provide protection to witnesses in cases of anti-social behaviour.

Scottish Parliament: Special Educational Needs (11 May 2000)

Shona Robison: The Scottish National party supports inclusive education, and welcomes the report of the Riddell committee. A number of recommendations were made by Riddell, and I will highlight one or two of them. Recommendation 3 states that the Executive should examine what further support could be made available to ensure that pupils with special educational needs are included in mainstream education....


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