Scottish Parliament Written answers

Thursday, 22 July 1999

  • Child Support Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has been consulted on Her Majesty’s Government’s proposed changes to the administration of child support through the Child Support Agency and,...

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the cost of the Drug Enforcement Agency will be met from existing Police budgets.

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive what is the total level of funding provided to drug action teams in the current financial year.

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive what were the key findings of the recent review of the effectiveness of drug action teams.

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to provide additional resources to drug action teams in order to increase services for drug misusers in the Fife, Forth Valley and Tayside Health...

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether MI6 will be involved in working with the Drug Enforcement Agency.

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will outline its strategy for the Drug Enforcement Agency, and confirm whether its principal target will be major drug traffickers and suppliers and not...

  • Drug Enforcement Agency

    To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to consult on how the Drug Enforcement Agency will operate and whether the consultation will include the Scottish Advisory Committee on Drug...

  • Enterprise

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will publish details of the expenditure by Scottish Trade International for each of the last two years and its budget for the current year.

  • Finance

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to implement the Financial Issues Advisory Group recommendations in full and, if not, to state precisely which of the recommendations it does not...

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to reassure junior doctors of its commitment to the target of "56 actual hours worked" as set out in the New Deal for Junior Doctors 1991 .

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide details by health board area of the number of patients with multiple sclerosis who are currently being prescribed betaferon and to outline...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people are claiming housing benefit in each local authority area in the current financial year; and what were the figures for the same period in (a) 1974;...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to ensure that where local authorities transfer all or part of their housing stock, the statutory obligations imposed upon them for re-housing...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what arrangements are in place to audit the progress of projects funded under the New Housing Partnership.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what were the projected number of properties (new build and improved, for rent, for sale or for part sale) planned under years one and two of the New Housing...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what advice has been given to local authorities currently conducting feasibility studies into stock transfer as to the future status of the tenancy of their tenants...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it proposes to take to ensure that where a local authority proposes to transfer all of its housing stock, local communities will have ownership and...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has made to Her Majesty’s Government about the impact of housing benefit reform on (a) council tenants, (b) housing association tenants...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many households are currently excluded from re-housing by (a) council landlords and (b) housing associations because of previous rent or mortgage arrears.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many households are currently excluded from housing by (a) local authority landlords and (b) housing association landlords because of previous anti-social behaviour.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what estimate it has made of the level of investment required to bring housing up to a modern standard in (a) the social rented sector, (b) the private rented...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to introduce common housing registers in all Scottish local authorities.

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it intends to announce the findings of the review of trunk road schemes initiated in June 1997 by the Minister then responsible for transport.

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive to state what plans it has to upgrade the A80 road and what representations it has received from home-owners affected by previous proposals.

  • Holyrood

    To ask the Presiding Officer when it was first announced (a) that the cost of the proposed Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood would be £50 million plus VAT, fees etc. and (b) that the...

  • Holyrood

    To ask the Presiding Officer for an explanation of why no Traffic Impact Assessment has been submitted in respect of the Holyrood Parliament building planning application.

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