Results 121–140 of 600 for speaker:Marilyn Livingstone

Scottish Parliament written answers — Apprenticeships: Apprenticeships ( 6 May 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what criteria were used to allocate invitations to the Apprenticeship Summit and whether all major stakeholders will have the opportunity to attend.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Care of Older People: Care of Older People (29 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are in hospital in Fife waiting for a place in a residential or nursing home.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Residential Care: Residential Care (23 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether funding for care home fees will be ring-fenced for the next three years.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Residential Care: Residential Care (23 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what increase in funding will be available for care home fees in each of the next three years and what the percentage increase will be in Fife.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Residential Care: Residential Care (23 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what level of funding local authorities will receive in care home fee settlements in each of the next three years and what percentage will be available for Fife.

Scottish Parliament written answers — Care of Elderly People: Care of Elderly People (20 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to extend free personal care for day care users.

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Finance and Sustainable Growth: Scottish Futures Trust ( 2 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what construction projects the Scottish Futures Trust has pending. (S3O-6531)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Finance and Sustainable Growth: Scottish Futures Trust ( 2 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: I thank the cabinet secretary for his answer, but I point out that, despite the fact that 832 schools throughout Scotland need to be repaired or replaced, the Scottish Executive has delayed the building of new schools. For example, in my constituency, Fife Council has reneged on its commitment to make Kirkcaldy East school a priority, even though the site is in an area that is both a...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner ( 1 Apr 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: On the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's behalf, I thank Jim Dyer for his hard work and dedication as Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner. He has reached the end of his second and final term, after six years in the position. I am sure that my fellow committee members join me in welcoming the appointment of Stuart Allan to the post as Mr Dyer's successor. We...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Care of Older People: Care of Older People (13 Mar 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive whether people with dementia living in care homes have the right to spend their accrued savings on aids to benefit them without penalty from local authorities assessing financial contributions towards the cost of care.

Scottish Parliament: Student Minimum Income Guarantee (12 Mar 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: As a matter of urgency, will the minister speak to the Scottish funding council and ask it to fully fund college bursary programmes throughout Scotland?

Scottish Parliament: Student Minimum Income Guarantee (12 Mar 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: The debate could not be taking place at a more opportune time, as funding for our poorest students is reaching crisis point. During economic difficulties, resources should be focused on those in greatest need and that must be done as a matter of urgency. The SNP Government is letting down Scotland's students, who are already at a major disadvantage compared to students in other parts of the...

Scottish Parliament: Student Minimum Income Guarantee (12 Mar 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: I will come back to that point. Even with the further £5 million, there will still be a shortfall of £4.5 million. What I want to emphasise is the hardship that that will cause. My local college is Adam Smith College, which serves the whole of central Fife. As things stand, the college anticipates a shortfall in excess of £500,000 in meeting bursary commitments to its existing body of...

Scottish Parliament: Rural Affairs and the Environment: Fife Coastal Path (26 Feb 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: Fife's coastal paths are vital to our tourism industry—particularly so in the present economic climate. To maintain the areas in my constituency and across Fife that are susceptible to coastal erosion, on-going funding is crucial. Will the minister assure me that the problem will be considered and that funding will be available to local government so that it can continue the work and...

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Health and Wellbeing: Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (12 Feb 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: To ask the Scottish Executive what resources it will make available to meet the needs of male survivors of childhood sexual abuse in light of the recent research report launched at the turning research into action conference. (S3O-5943)

Scottish Parliament: Question Time — Scottish Executive — Health and Wellbeing: Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (12 Feb 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: As convener of the cross-party group on survivors of childhood sexual abuse, I am very much aware of the complexity of the issues. I welcome the work done under the survivors strategy, and I congratulate everyone, past and present, who has made the strategy a reality. As the minister is aware, many male survivors find it difficult to ask for help and support. What steps is the Government...

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill: Stage 3 (28 Jan 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: This afternoon's debate is crucial to all of Scotland's people. It is vital that we get it right and do what is best for those we represent. We are all aware of the economic climate in which we are operating, and we must set a budget that will allow us to pursue our medium and long-term objectives of achieving sustainable economic growth while putting in place measures that will allow us to...

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill: Stage 3 (28 Jan 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: I say to Tricia Marwick that if I vote against the budget this evening, it is because I want the best for that area. I will make the decision that I think will support my communities, and I will explain why. I want to concentrate on two important issues. It will come as no surprise to anyone that the first is our need for a highly skilled workforce, because I have talked about that in...

Scottish Parliament: Forth Crossing (15 Jan 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: I think that I said that that was why I support the light rail and multimodal option and that there should be more public transport journeys across the Forth.

Scottish Parliament: Forth Crossing (15 Jan 2009)

Marilyn Livingstone: Will the member give way?


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