Results 181–200 of 600 for speaker:Marilyn Livingstone

Scottish Parliament: Economic Strategy (21 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: Mr Adam made the point about a minute and a half ago, but I will try to recapture the flavour of it. He said that we are nitpicking. Will local authorities receive appropriate funding and, importantly, responsibility for delivering local business support and regeneration? That is not nitpicking; it is crucial to the Government's whole economic strategy. It is an appropriate question to ask.

Scottish Parliament: Economic Strategy (21 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: The SNP Government states that growing the economy is its top priority. It says that the implementation of its economic strategy "will be driven across the public sector and ... supported by the new arrangements within the Scottish Government to provide a clear focus on delivery of the Purpose" and that "Financial and other resources will be aligned to ensure that policy development and...

Scottish Parliament: Economic Strategy (21 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: I can see no budget to follow that, and no specific numbers. The Scottish Building Federation says that, despite the construction industry's record success, more recruits are needed and Scotland cannot afford to rely on attracting skilled professionals from other areas. There is also the issue of higher education—further education colleges and universities are being given only a fraction of...

Scottish Parliament: Economic Strategy (21 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: No. My party clearly set out its commitment on further and higher education. I will not be drawn into that argument—we made our position clear. I agree with the cabinet secretary that we must achieve balanced growth throughout Scotland, whether that is at national, regional or local level. National economic development is to be the responsibility of Scottish Enterprise. That much is clear,...

Scottish Parliament: Abolition of Bridge Tolls (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (15 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: I thank the Presiding Officer for giving me the opportunity to participate in the debate. It will come as no surprise to the Parliament that I will speak in support of the removal of tolls from the Forth and Tay road bridges. There is no doubt that both bridges are essential to the social and economic well-being of Fife, including my Kirkcaldy constituency. They are crucial in providing...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Town-centre Regeneration (Funding) ( 8 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what funding it will make available for town-centre regeneration over the next three years. (S3O-1151)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Town-centre Regeneration (Funding) ( 8 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: Is the minister aware that just 10 per cent of retail development that is completed in Scotland between 2007 and 2011 will be in town centres and that a £16.5 billion increase is predicted in out-of-town retail sales? When faced with such stark facts, what opportunities exist for town centres and their communities? Where does the regeneration of our towns and city centres stand in the SNP...

Scottish Parliament: Child Protection ( 1 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: As convener of the cross-party group in the Scottish Parliament on survivors of childhood sexual abuse, I give my thanks to the previous Administration for its support, particularly in the implementation of the survivors Scotland strategy. I hope that the new Government will continue to support that initiative. There is no doubt that we must put the protection of today's children at the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Communities: Communities ( 1 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what ring-fenced funding will be available over the next three years to support Fife’s community warden programme.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Communities: Communities ( 1 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to increase support funding to Fife’s community warden programme so that the service can be extended to other areas of the Kirkcaldy parliamentary constituency.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Communities: Communities ( 1 Nov 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what impact withdrawal of ring-fenced funding would have on the community wardens who cover the regeneration areas of East Kirkcaldy and Dysart in the Kirkcaldy parliamentary constituency.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Lifelong Learning: Lifelong Learning (30 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how the new skills agency will consult stakeholders.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Lifelong Learning: Lifelong Learning (30 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps the Scottish Government is taking to support Co-operative Education Trust Scotland through the Determined to Succeed strategy.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Co-Operatives: Co-Operatives (26 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to continue links between the Scottish Government and CDS (Co-operative Development Scotland).

Scottish Parliament written answers — Co-Operatives: Co-Operatives (26 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what steps the Scottish Government is taking to support co-operative models within the renewable energy sector.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Enterprise: Enterprise (26 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how the Kirkcaldy Renaissance Partnership project will be funded and supported following the restructuring of the enterprise networks.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Lifelong Learning: Lifelong Learning (25 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will ensure that a joined-up approach is taken to growing the economy through its policies on planning, education and skills, transport, infrastructure and energy.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Lifelong Learning: Lifelong Learning (25 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will support successful local partnerships working in the field of economic and skills development.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Enterprise: Enterprise (23 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether local government budgets will be increased to reflect the changes to Scottish Enterprise structures.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Enterprise: Enterprise (23 Oct 2007)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how the interests of (a) Fife and (b) the Kirkcaldy parliamentary constituency will be safeguarded within the new Scottish Enterprise regional and national structures.


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