Scottish Parliament Written answers

Wednesday, 12 March 2003

  • Care of Elderly People

    To ask the Scottish Executive what support is being given to assist in the setting up, and expansion of, direct payment services for disabled people.

  • Care of Elderly People

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-33420 by Mr Frank McAveety on 29 January 2003, what action will be taken in respect of individual local authorities that do...

  • Carers

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it is consulting with carers and carers’ organisations at (a) local and (b) national level to develop new ways of informing carers of their rights and...

  • Central Heating

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the average length of time has been between receipt of an application and completion of installation under its Central Heating Installation Programme in Dundee.

  • Child Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive how much has been spent by (a) it and (b) the New Opportunities Fund on creating out-of-school club places and how many places have been created since July 1999,...

  • Child Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive what budget (a) it and (b) the New Opportunities Fund has set for (i) creating and (ii) sustaining places in out-of-school clubs for each year from 2003-04 to...

  • Crime

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether there have been any discussions regarding setting up third-party reporting sites in respect of (a) racist offences, (b) sexual assaults and (c) domestic violence.

  • Drug Misuse

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-29870 by Mr Jim Wallace on 8 October 2002, what sentences for drug-dealing offences were given by the courts in 2001.

  • Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to increase the number of fee-paying and grant-aided primary and secondary schools that provide education in line with current national...

  • Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many children in each local authority area have been affected by weather-related school closures since 1 October 2002.

  • Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether exam passes by school pupils taught in college-school partnerships will, in published statistical tables, be credited to the school involved.

  • Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made towards the aim of HM Inspectorate of Education of a "generational cycle" of school inspections, whereby every parent can expect both a...

  • Fisheries

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will place in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre a copy of the Sea Fish Industry Authority preliminary study carried out by Dr M.A. James, Dr B.R....

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether all parents will be given information relating to mercury levels, side effects, potential long-term effects and efficacy of the diphtheria, pertussis and...

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) surgical and (b) medical beds the Inverclyde Royal Hospital (IRH) had available in each of the last six months.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any plans to reallocate surgical beds as medical beds in the Inverclyde Royal Hospital.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is appropriate and safe for botox injections to be administered by a non-medical person in a non-medical setting.

  • Hepatitis

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether blood products are being tested for hepatitis G.

  • Justice

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether any minister or official will attend the Working Party on Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Brussels on 4 March 2003 which is discussing implementation of...

  • Livestock

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many confirmed incidents of bovine tuberculosis have been identified in each local authority area in each quarter in (a) 2000, (b) 2001 and (c) 2002.

  • Livestock

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many farms have restocked with cattle after the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak and how many took its advice to isolate any bought cattle and to consider private...

  • Local Government

    To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to encourage local authorities to introduce a code of conduct for council officers to complement the Councillor’s Code of Conduct,...

  • NHS Waiting Lists

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many elderly people in each NHS trust are on the waiting list for a placement in a care home.

  • Pensioners

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many pensioners lived below the poverty line as defined by 60% of median household income in (a) 1979, (b) 1987 and (c) each year since 1992.

  • Police

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether police officers policing the Edinburgh area receive any additional payments.

  • Prescription Charges

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people suffer from Wegener's Granulomatosis; what the prescribed medication is for the illness; how many sufferers have to pay for their medication, and why...

  • Prison Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive what action has been taken to improve procedures for suicide prevention at HM Prison Kilmarnock following reports in The Scotsman on 16 December 2002 that paperwork...

  • Prison Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the key performance indicator shown on page nine of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Annual Report and Accounts 2001-02 in respect of the average annual...

  • Rape

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) rapes and (b) assaults with intent to rape were prosecuted in each year since 1997, broken down by police force and procurator fiscal area.

  • Schools

    To ask the Scottish Executive how much of the £1 billion to rebuild and refurbish schools was made available to (a) Argyll and Bute Council and (b) West Dunbartonshire Council.

  • Scottish Enterprise

    To ask the Scottish Executive what Scottish Enterprise’s criteria are for awarding external consultancy contracts.

  • Union of the Crowns

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the membership is of the advisory group set up to provide advice to the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport on plans to celebrate the 400th anniversary of...

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