Scottish Parliament Written answers

Friday, 28 March 2003

  • Agriculture and Fisheries Council

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it will report on the outcome of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council held in Brussels on 17 and 18 March 2003.

  • Central Heating

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many houses in (a) West Dunbartonshire, (b) Argyll and Bute and (c) Dumbarton parliamentary constituency are now centrally heated as a result of its Central...

  • Central Heating

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many houses owned by (a) West Dunbartonshire Council and (b) Argyll and Bute Council had no central heating in each year since 1999.

  • Central Heating

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many houses in Dundee are now centrally heated as a result of its Central Heating Installation Programme.

  • Central Heating

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many houses owned by Dundee City Council had no central heating in each year since 1999.

  • Civil Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on the extension of its relocation policy announced on 25 October 2002 covering small units of location-independent work.

  • Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive what arrangements are proposed or are being considered regarding the terms of appointment and eligibility for reinstatement at the end of the term of appointment for...

  • Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it had during 2002 with the board of management of St Mary’s Episcopal Primary School in Dunblane about future funding arrangements at the...

  • Environment

    To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to assess the potential benefits of an environmental court as a possible means of securing improved environmental justice.

  • Equal Opportunities

    To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to promote awareness of costs to the economy of age discrimination.

  • Europe

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-33593 by Mr Jim Wallace on 10 February 2003, who its representation in the UK delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional...

  • European Funding

    To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with Her Majesty's Government about the impact of departmental expenditure limits on the allocation of European Union funding within the...

  • Fisheries

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it will reply to my letter of 27 February 2003 to the Minister for Environment and Rural Development about the future of the Ardtoe Marine Farming Unit; whether...

  • Fisheries

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it supports the call from the European Parliament for the European Union to allocate €150 million to offset the impact of the decisions made at the...

  • Local Government Finance

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the capital consent has been for each local authority since 1996-97, showing the percentage change year on year.

  • Local Government Finance

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the grant aided expenditure settlement for (a) City of Edinburgh and (b) East Lothian council has been in each year since 1997-98, showing the percentage change...

  • Local Government Finance

    To ask the Scottish Executive how much of the additional £0.5 billion to be spent on police forces, fire brigades and the prison service will be spent in the (a) City of Edinburgh and (b)...

  • Ministerial Costs

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-5772 by Donald Dewar on 4 September 2000, what the total cost has been of each Scottish Executive Minister’s private...

  • Ministerial Responsibility

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will give details of all respects in which royal prerogative is delegated to it.

  • NHS Funding

    To ask the Scottish Executive by how much, and by what percentage, each NHS board's budget has increased in each of the last five years (a) in total and (b) per capita, showing the cumulative...

  • NHS Waiting Lists

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many in-patient and day case discharges from waiting lists there were in (a) 2001-02 and (b) 2002-03, as shown for previous years on table M6.1 of the ISD...

  • NHS Waiting Lists

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many patients on the true waiting list did not have a guarantee in each of the last four quarters.

  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it remains its policy to disperse its staff and those of non-departmental public bodies from Edinburgh to outlying regions and whether it would block...

  • Parliamentary Questions

    To ask the Scottish Executive when substantive answers to questions S1W-32778, S1W-32779 and S1W-32780 will be given.

  • Prison Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-34411 by Mr Jim Wallace on 13 March 2003, how the Scottish Prison Service tracks a case of violence in HM Prison Kilmarnock...

  • Prison Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to measure the level of reoffending upon discharge from each prison and what the most recent results are for each prison.

  • Prison Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive what plans there are to establish temporary accommodation blocks at HM Prison Craiginches and in the Scottish Prison Service as a whole.

  • Prison Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) mandatory drug tests and (b) drug tests at reception were carried out at each prison in each of the last 12 months and what the results of these tests were.

  • Rail Network

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many times (a) it and (b) each non-departmental public body has met with the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) in (i) Edinburgh and (ii) elsewhere in Scotland;...

  • Rail Network

    To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made towards establishing a parkway station in Musselburgh, East Lothian.

  • Rail Network

    To ask the Scottish Executive what expenditure is planned for the Larkhall to Milngavie rail link in each year from 2002-03 to 2006-07.

  • Rail Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive when rail services will operate without any passenger having to stand for more than 10 minutes.

  • Road Accidents

    To ask the Scottish Executive on what road locations road fatalities have occurred in (a) 1999, (b) 2000, (c) 2001 and (d) 2002.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive what contracts have been placed for the M77 extension between Malletsheugh and Fenwick.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the standard of work carried out by Amey Highways Ltd on the clearance of litter from the central reservations, verges and slip roads of the M876 and M9 is...

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has received representations from Dumfries and Galloway Council in relation to the rejection of the recommendation made to the Executive by the reporter...

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Transport Planning Group will meet representatives of the Fort William and District Chamber of Commerce to discuss the Chamber of Commerce’s...

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive how much of the EU structural funds allocated to the Highlands and Islands has been used on road improvements in each year since 1999 and how much it estimates will...

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive what research has been done into the economic benefits of upgrading the A90 north of Balmedie and north of Tipperty to dual carriageway status.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the timescale is for construction of the deceleration lane at the A90/A975 Cruden Bay junction.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the deceleration lane at the A90/A975 Cruden Bay junction will also include a stacking lane for the adjacent Gask turn-off.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-24007 by Lewis Macdonald on 25 March 2002, what expenditure is planned for each of the current and new trunk road projects in...

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive what expenditure is planned for the Aberdeen western peripheral route road project in each year from 2002-03 to 2006-07 and what the total cost of the project will be.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive what expenditure is planned for the M77 Fenwick to Malletsheugh and Glasgow southern orbital public private partnership (PPP) road project in each year from 2002-03...

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the projected increases in (a) road traffic levels and (b) greenhouse gas emissions will be in (i) 2011 and (ii) 2021 for the (1) A1 Haddington to Dunbar, (2)...

  • Schools

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it will announce the successful bidders in the latest round of applications for school rebuilding and refurbishment under the Public Private Partnership scheme.

  • Schools

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether education authorities should take into account the level of funding allocated under its schools estate funding package when formulating Public Private...

  • Scottish Agricultural College

    To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on any proposed relocation of jobs by the Scottish Agricultural College from Craibstone in Aberdeenshire and Auchincruive in Ayrshire to...

  • Social Inclusion

    To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take in respect of the needs of people in deprived communities following the report by the Social Exclusion Unit, Making the Connections: Final...

  • Teachers

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the total estimated cost is of implementing the McCrone settlement and whether this estimate is lower than COSLA’s estimate.

  • Teachers

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met with COSLA to discuss the implementation and funding of the McCrone settlement; what action the Executive will take following that meeting; whether...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive how the recommendations in Women and Transport: Guidance and Checklist are being addressed in the delivery of transport services in the area served by the...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive what consideration is given to gender differences in transport needs, including the issues highlighted in Women and Transport: Guidance and Checklist , within the...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive what monitoring systems are in place for assessing progress made by all transport providers within each local authority area in respect of recommendations contained...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive how the recommendations of Women and Transport: Guidance and Checklist will be reflected in the specifications of the new passenger rail franchise.

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive how the recommendations of Women and Transport: Guidance and Checklist are being carried out at local authority level.

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive what expenditure is planned for the transport projects announced on 30 January, 4 March and 12 March 2003 in each year from 2002-03 to 2006-07.

  • Union of the Crowns

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are any plans to organise a television debate featuring politicians, including the First Minister, that would promote the importance of the Union of...

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