Scottish Parliament Written answers

Friday, 2 February 2007

  • Cancer

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the mortality rate for skin cancer has been in each year since 1995, broken down by parliamentary constituency.

  • Cancer

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people died from cancer in each parliamentary constituency in each year since 1999.

  • Employment

    To ask the Scottish Executive, using both claimant count and labour force survey information, which 10 areas of Scotland had the highest unemployment rates in 2003 and what the rate (a) was in...

  • Energy Efficiency

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will undertake a public consultation on its forthcoming energy efficiency strategy.

  • Environment

    To ask the Scottish Executive what practical, policy or financial initiatives it is taking to increase the proportion of food consumed in Scotland that is produced in Scotland.

  • Environment

    To ask the Scottish Executive what practical, policy or financial initiatives it is taking to reduce the miles travelled by food to plate.

  • Environment

    To ask the Scottish Executive what average distances (a) beef, (b) lamb, (c) pork and (d) chicken meat travels from production site to local Scottish shop.

  • Fair Trade

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S2W-25531 by Patricia Ferguson on 22 May 2006, who the members are of the informal Cross Party Group on Fair Trade; how often the...

  • Finance

    To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of the Minister for Finance and Public Service Reform’s comments about structural differences between the Scottish and UK economies when discussing...

  • Flood Prevention

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether a target date has been set to announce Scottish Ministers’ decision on the Water of Leith flood prevention scheme.

  • Flood Prevention

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether, in respect of the Water of Leith flood prevention scheme, there are any additional factors that Scottish Ministers will take into account, given the time...

  • Flood Prevention

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to introduce accelerated procedures for the approval of flood prevention schemes, in light of concerns expressed by local communities that...

  • Further and Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list all inspections and audits of universities and colleges that have to be undertaken or commissioned by it or any of its agencies and how often...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many students (a) applied for and (b) were successful in obtaining places on degree courses at Scottish universities in (i) law, (ii) medicine, (iii)...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive what support it has provided to the University of Stirling and how many students have attended the university in each year since 1996-97.

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many graduates qualified as planners in each year since 1999.

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many planning graduates entered the (a) private and (b) public sector in each year since 1999.

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it is aware of a potential withdrawal of the University of Glasgow from the Crichton Campus in Dumfries and, if so, what action it can take to help the...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the number of student places funded by the Scottish Funding Council at the University of Glasgow’s Crichton Campus in Dumfries has increased in line...

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it supports universities which establish outreach campuses, such as Crichton Campus in Dumfries, to provide higher education in rural areas.

  • Higher Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it values the provision made at Crichton Campus in Dumfries and what its attitude would be to any diminution in the number and variety of courses on offer.

  • Income

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the average household income figure is in (a) Scotland and (b) each (i) parliamentary region, (ii) local enterprise company area, (iii) local authority area,...

  • Mental Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people aged (a) 50 to 64, (b) 65 to 74 and (c) 75 and over were treated for depression in each of the last 10 years, broken down by NHS board.

  • Ministerial Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will provide a breakdown of the modes of transport used by ministers on official business in each year since 1999.

  • Ministerial Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions ministers have travelled by rail on official business in each year since 1999.

  • Ministerial Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions ministers have travelled in official cars on official business in each year since 1999.

  • Ministerial Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive on how many occasions ministers have travelled by air on official business in each year since 1999.

  • Police

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it or the UK Government will compensate Strathclyde Police for any additional policing costs incurred in relation to policing and security in and around Oban...

  • Renewable Energy

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many households have received a Scottish Community and Householder Renewables Initiative grant for installation of a micro-renewable energy system, broken down...

  • Renewable Energy

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many community projects have received a Scottish Community and Householder Renewables Initiative grant for installation of a micro-renewable energy system,...

  • Renewable Energy

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many individuals and community groups in Orkney have received support under the Scottish Communities and Householder Renewables initiative since its inception...

  • Residential Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people were cared for by home carers in each year since 1999, broken down by local authority area and showing year-on-year percentage changes.

  • Residential Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the (a) total and (b) average payments were to home carers in each year since 1999, broken down by local authority area and showing year-on-year percentage changes.

  • Residential Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people were cared for in residential homes in each year since 1999, broken down by local authority area and showing year-on-year percentage changes.

  • Residential Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the (a) total cost and (b) average cost per resident were of providing residential care in each year since 1999, broken down by local authority area and showing...

  • Correction

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