Results 81–100 of 600 for speaker:Marilyn Livingstone

Scottish Parliament: Europe, External Affairs and Culture: Music Teaching (Fife) (11 Mar 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: From her answer, I know that the minister is aware of the cultural and social importance of music to Fife, particularly in traditional mining areas. The proposed 50 per cent cuts will result in 17 members of staff losing their job in each of the next three years, and I hope that the minister agrees that that is unacceptable. Does the minister agree that those cuts will have a detrimental...

Scottish Parliament: Regeneration ( 3 Mar 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: I am pleased that the minister has acknowledged the continuing need for the regeneration of communities throughout Scotland, and that he recognises the number of stakeholders that need to be involved in ensuring its success. However, when he is making his winding-up speech this evening, I hope that he will tell us what practical steps the Government will take to ensure that regeneration...

Scottish Parliament: Regeneration ( 3 Mar 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: No one can disagree with the words in the motion—they are very warm—but I would like to hear how they will be transferred into action.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Renewable Energy: Renewable Energy (11 Feb 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications have been made for domestic wind power microgeneration installations since 2007, broken down by local authority.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Renewable Energy: Renewable Energy (11 Feb 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications for domestic wind power microgeneration installations have been (a) approved and (b) rejected, broken down by local authority.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Renewable Energy: Renewable Energy (11 Feb 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what average time is taken from application to decision for domestic wind power microgeneration installations.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Higher Education: Higher Education ( 4 Feb 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will support universities offering degrees in architecture, built environment and planning following the proposal from the Scottish Funding Council to reduce the funding for these degrees by 22%.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Higher Education: Higher Education ( 4 Feb 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take given concerns regarding the quality of evidence on which the Scottish Funding Council has based its proposals to reduce funding for architecture, built environment and planning in universities by 22%.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Higher Education: Higher Education ( 4 Feb 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how it will support relatively specialist degrees such as construction management that could be at risk if the Scottish Funding Council implements its proposals to reduce funding for architecture, built environment and planning in universities by 22%.

Scottish Parliament: Skills Strategy (28 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: We all agree that, if we are to compete successfully in this challenging economic climate and ensure that we are well equipped to take advantage of the opportunities that are presented by economic recovery, Scotland needs an increasingly skilled population. There is no argument in the Parliament about that. To achieve it, we need a fit-for-purpose skills strategy. My colleague David Whitton's...

Scottish Parliament: Skills Strategy (28 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: I accept that. I would not detract from the additional funding or the commitment to Scotland's colleges. What I am saying is that they are now struggling. If we are truly committed to allowing those who need to learn to do so, we need to do more. Adam Smith College has had a new build through funding from the previous Administration and is hoping to develop, particularly to meet the needs of...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Fife Energy Park (21 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: As the minister is aware, Fife energy park is strategically important not only to Fife but nationally. BiFab, whose head office is in my constituency, has a key role to play in the energy park's success and in the Government's renewables action plan. Will he ensure that companies such as BiFab have the appropriate support to be able to grow and develop and to support the energy park and the...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Weather: Weather (20 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how many phone calls the Scottish Government Resilience Room received from Fife Council between 17 December 2009 and 5 January 2010 inclusive.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Weather: Weather (20 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how many phone calls were made from the Scottish Government Resilience Room to Fife Council between 17 December 2009 and 5 January 2010 inclusive.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Weather: Weather (20 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how much salt was provided to Fife Council via the Scottish Government Resilience Room between 17 December 2009 and 5 January 2010 inclusive and when any such deliveries were made.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Weather: Weather (20 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what daily information was held on salt stocks (a) in each local authority area and (b) by it between 17 December 2009 and 5 January 2010 inclusive.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Equalities: Equalities (18 Jan 2010)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to tackle inequalities, given that, according to the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation 2009, Templehall, Gallatown and Sinclairtown in Kirkcaldy have remained in the top 15% most deprived areas in Scotland while parts of Linktown, Seafield and the West of Burntisland have moved into this category.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Dementia Services (Fife) (17 Dec 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve funding for dementia services in Fife, in light of the predicted 100 per cent increase in people in Fife with dementia by 2030. (S3O-8885)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Dementia Services (Fife) (17 Dec 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: Is the minister aware that although in my constituency the independent sector cares for more than 80 per cent of people with dementia who require residential care, it receives only £464.86 per person, whereas the public sector receives £780 per person? Is she aware of the high quality of services that are delivered in the independent sector by, for example, Abbeyfield, which has received...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — General Questions: Dementia Services (Fife) (17 Dec 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: What influence can the minister bring to bear in order to increase funding for the independent sector?


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