Results 1841–1860 of 1860 for speaker:Lord Selkirk of Douglas

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (31 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what the most up to date plans and timescales are for the upgrading of the A8000.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Civil Servants: Civil Servants (10 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive whether any of its civil servants will be transferred to the Scotland Office and, if so, how many.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Devolution: Devolution ( 9 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what are the most up-to-date plans for enabling the Executive to use Dover House as the flagship location to further Scottish interests in Whitehall and which rooms have been allocated for use by Scotland’s First Minister and other Ministers.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Property: Property ( 4 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what the terms are of the bequest of Bute House, Charlotte Square and whether any restrictions on the use of the House were incorporated in the bequest.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Property: Property ( 4 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive whether Bute House, Charlotte Square is occupied currently and, if so, by whom.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Property: Property ( 4 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive whether all the rooms in Bute House, Charlotte Square are being utilised and, if so, for what purposes.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Education: Education ( 3 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive when the Scottish Fee Support Review Committee under Sir George Quigley will report and make recommendations on the effects of the decision that English, Welsh and Northern Irish students pay £1,000 more for attending a four-year degree course than Scottish and other European Union students, and whether the Executive will be prepared to take early action itself,...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Justice: Justice ( 3 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what are the most up-to-date plans for the premises used by Scotland’s Law Officers in Whitehall and whether these will be available as the key location to further the Scottish Executive’s interests in relation to law and justice matters within Whitehall.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Public Sector Ombudsmen: Public Sector Ombudsmen ( 3 Aug 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what proposals it has for public sector Ombudsmen, whether it plans a review of all Ombudsmen’s functions as is happening in England, and whether it will take account of the models in Eire and Northern Ireland.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport (12 Jul 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what powers Scottish Ministers and local authorities will have to set speed limits outside schools in Scotland and what plans it has for road safety in relation to school children.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Travelling People: Travelling People ( 6 Jul 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive what policy it intends to operate towards providing official sites for travelling people in Edinburgh and other parts of Scotland, whether it intends to provide grant assistance to establish such sites, and whether it intends to provide information as to the approximate number of unofficial sites in Scotland used by travelling people.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Health: Health ( 2 Jul 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to consider the widespread demand for a review of accident and emergency services in the Edinburgh area before the accident and emergency unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh moves to Little France, more than doubling the distance from north and west Edinburgh and Leith.

Scottish Parliament: Committees (17 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: Will the minister confirm that every party offered to give up a place and that the Scottish Conservatives offered to give up a place on the Equal Opportunities Committee?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Disability Task Force: Disability Task Force (17 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to establish a disability task force to develop a co-ordinated strategy to remove unnecessary barriers preventing people with a disability from enjoying an independent and fulfilled life.

Scottish Parliament: Legislative Programme (16 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: On the subject of the transport bill, can this Parliament competently express a view, either through legislation or through recommendation, on the call for the compulsory introduction of 20 mph speed limits outside schools in the interests of road safety and to reduce greatly the number of child casualties? What is the First Minister's view on that particular road safety proposal?

Scottish Parliament written answers — Legislative Programme: Legislative Programme ( 9 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: To ask the Scottish Executive how and when will the legislative programme be laid out.

Scottish Parliament: Allowances ( 8 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: In that case, I will be brief. Mrs Margaret Smith is absolutely right to say that we should get on with the really important issues, but the arrangements that we are debating must obviously be put in place as quickly as possible. In the Parliamentary Bureau, which is the committee that considers these issues and of which I am a member, there was agreement on the requirements, which can be...

Scottish Parliament: Committees ( 8 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: We warmly welcome Mr Tom McCabe's motion. However, perhaps it was a slip of the tongue when he referred to the Scottish National party and the Scottish Labour party, but merely to the Conservative party. We are the Scottish Conservative party; we have a devolved, autonomous structure and our decisions are made in Scotland. For the Parliament to work effectively, we must establish powerful...

Scottish Parliament: Devolution ( 3 Jun 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: I move under rule 8.14, That the debate be now closed.

Scottish Parliament: Prayers (18 May 1999)

Lord James Selkirk: I hope that Mr Alex Fergusson will not feel it incumbent upon himself to withdraw this motion. He is entitled to test the opinion of the Parliament on an issue that is most certainly not party political. If the principle is accepted, the details can be sorted out by the Parliamentary Bureau. I support what Donald Gorrie said. It is worth remembering that we would not be in this building if...


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