Results 81–100 of 436 for speaker:Charlie Gordon

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Water Bill (11 Nov 2010)

Charlie Gordon: I am grateful to the minister for the advance copy of his statement. However, I find it difficult to be grateful for any other aspect of his Government's handling of the proposed Scottish Water bill. Two months ago in the chamber, as the minister mentioned, we heard the First Minister invoke the spirit of the late, great Tom Johnston and his hydro power achievements. However, when Stewart...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Health and Wellbeing: XMRV (Blood Testing) ( 4 Nov 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive what its policy is on blood testing for the presence of xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus. (S3O-11828)

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Health and Wellbeing: XMRV (Blood Testing) ( 4 Nov 2010)

Charlie Gordon: I understand that patients who suffer from long-term conditions such as myalgic encephalomyelitis are no longer allowed to donate blood. One such patient—a constituent of mine—has been refused a referral for a blood test by her general practitioner on ethical grounds, a view that her local health board backs. Does the cabinet secretary recognise the increased concern among such patients?...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Transport: Transport ( 3 Nov 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is preparing a transport plan for the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Cancer: Cancer ( 1 Nov 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive when the proposed new breast cancer treatment capacity at Gartnavel Hospital will become operational.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Europe, External Affairs and Culture: Museums (28 Oct 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has plans to help Scotland's museums to survive difficult economic conditions. (S3O-11732)

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Europe, External Affairs and Culture: Museums (28 Oct 2010)

Charlie Gordon: Visitor numbers to Scotland's museums and galleries in the first four months of the calendar year were down by some 6.2 per cent compared with the similar period in 2009. The reduced visitor numbers at paid admission venues were down by a greater extent than those at free admission venues, yet in the past year visitor numbers at one paid admission venue, the Scottish football museum,...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Ferry Services: Ferry Services (15 Oct 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has recently met, or plans to meet, the chairman of the David MacBrayne Group and, if so, what issues were or will be discussed.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Ferry Services: Ferry Services (15 Oct 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether ministers, special advisers or officials have met representatives from the David MacBrayne Group or Caledonian MacBrayne in the last 12 months and, if so, what issues were discussed.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Finance and Sustainable Growth: Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd ( 9 Sep 2010)

Charlie Gordon: In considering any changes to CMAL, will the minister bear in mind its role as a provider of vessels to CalMac and the fact that it is essential that CalMac continues to operate, not least as an operator of last resort for isolated communities?

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Finance and Sustainable Growth: Road Equivalent Tariff Pilot (Extension) ( 9 Sep 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether its decision to extend the road equivalent tariff pilot until 2012 was based on an independent evaluation. (S3O-11208)

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Finance and Sustainable Growth: Road Equivalent Tariff Pilot (Extension) ( 9 Sep 2010)

Charlie Gordon: Let me quote from the independent report, "Road Equivalent Tariff Study: Interim evaluation" of March 2010, which was commissioned by the minister from Halcrow Fox. The evaluation states on page 73: "It is generally too early to say whether RET has resulted in lowering the cost of living and reducing costs for local businesses." It goes on to mention a "final evaluation"—that was to be in...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Social Work: Social Work ( 7 Sep 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is committed to the continuing provision of a masters level postgraduate qualifying social work course in Glasgow.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Housing: Housing ( 6 Sep 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-34737 by Alex Neil on 16 July 2010, when it will report the findings of the interim review of the Home Report system to the Parliament.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Concessionary Travel: Concessionary Travel (23 Aug 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive what the average cost of reimbursement to transport operators is per kilometre travelled for journeys made by passengers eligible under the national free bus travel scheme in each year since the scheme commenced.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Rail Network: Rail Network (19 Jul 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will publish the full business case for the Borders Rail Link.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Rail Network: Rail Network (19 Jul 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive whether there has been a recent alteration to the benefit-cost ratio of the Borders Rail Link and, if so, for what reason.

Scottish Parliament: Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill (30 Jun 2010)

Charlie Gordon: Carry a knife, go to jail is a sentencing policy that I have advocated since my time as leader of Glasgow City Council when there were, as there continue to be, high rates of knife crime in Glasgow. As a rookie MSP back in May 2006, I floated an amendment during the passage of the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill proposing mandatory jail sentences for knife...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Glasgow Airport Rail Link: Glasgow Airport Rail Link (30 Jun 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive what the benefit-cost ratio of the Glasgow Airport Rail Link project was when it was cancelled.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Executive Question Time — Health and Wellbeing: Private Letting Agencies (Regulation) (24 Jun 2010)

Charlie Gordon: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve the regulation of private letting agencies. (S3O-11046)


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