Scottish Parliament Written answers

Tuesday, 7 August 2007

  • Animal Welfare

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it is monitoring the implementation of the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006.

  • Art

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that public art can make a significant contribution to regeneration.

  • Art

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it considers that Scottish arts graduates can be encouraged to live and work in Scotland.

  • Arts Funding

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has received any representations from the City of Edinburgh Council or the Festival Theatre Trust in respect of the future of the Kings Theatre,...

  • Class Sizes

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether ministers have identified which schools can move to class sizes of 18 from 2008.

  • Culture

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will continue to support the introduction of a National Box Office.

  • Dentistry

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many NHS registered dentists there have been each year since 1990, broken down by (a) Scottish parliamentary constituency, (b) Scottish parliamentary region, (c)...

  • Environment

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that current levels of fines imposed on companies that breach sections 33(1) and 33(6) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, as amended, are...

  • Environment

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to provide additional resources to local authorities to assist with the financial costs of instigating legal action against companies that breach...

  • Fair Trade

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will continue the work begun by the previous administration to achieve Fair Trade nation status for Scotland.

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive on what basis ministers have argued that a very material subsidy is received by Western Ferries.

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive on what basis ministers have argued that any virtual monopoly vehicle ferry service between Greenock and Dunoon would be unregulated.

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive what its interpretation is of the HITRANS data regarding ferry services between Gourock and Dunoon and how it differs from the interpretation placed on it by the...

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive what costs are involved in operating the ferry service between Gourock and Dunoon provided by Caledonian MacBrayne and where detailed cost information is made...

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the subsidy per passenger is for the ferry service between Gourock and Dunoon provided by Caledonian MacBrayne.

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the justification was in 1982 for restricting the ferry service between Gourock and Dunoon provided by Caledonian MacBrayne to an hourly frequency and in its...

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the European Commission has made any statement or offered advice regarding restrictions on the ferry service between Gourock and Dunoon provided by...

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has had any discussions with Western Ferries on a users’ charter or quality contract for ferry services between Gourock and Dunoon or Hunter’s...

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether Caledonian MacBrayne is restricted in any way from providing commercial services on an unsubsidised basis.

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive, if Caledonian MacBrayne is not prevented from providing commercial services on an unsubsidised basis, what discussions have taken place with the company regarding...

  • Ferry Services

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether the new vessel owning company which is being set up as part of the tendering process for the Clyde and Hebridean ferry services has been or will be asked to...

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many kidney patients received haemodialysis in each NHS board in each of the last five years.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the projected number is of kidney patients in need of haemodialysis in the next 10 years.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive which renal units are operating above 80% capacity.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many kidney patients in Scotland are waiting for a transplant.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are in place to screen patients in the early stages of kidney disease.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether a managed clinical network is being planned to meet the needs of kidney patients.

  • Ministerial Visits

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will list all overseas engagements carried out by ministers in each year since 2002 and the costs of each visit.

  • Modern Apprenticeships

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people achieved modern apprenticeship status in each modern apprenticeship framework area in the most recent year for which information is available.

  • National Health Service

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the availability is of dual energy X-ray absorptiometry in each NHS board area.

  • Osteoporosis

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the incidence has been of osteoporosis in Scotland compared with (a) the United Kingdom as a whole, (b) each EU member state and (c) each OECD nation in each...

  • Osteoporosis

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the incidence has been of osteoporosis in each year since 1980, broken down by socio-economic group.

  • Osteoporosis

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the incidence has been of osteoporosis in each year since 1980, broken down by (a) gender and (b) age group.

  • Osteoporosis

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the incidence has been of osteoporosis in each year since 1980, broken down by (a) NHS board area, (b) local authority area, (c) Scottish parliamentary...

  • Osteoporosis

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has undertaken any study into the causes of osteoporosis.

  • Planning

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will require local authorities to achieve specific and measurable improvements to the efficient use of energy through town and country planning and...

  • Rail Network

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to complete the electrification of the Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley railway line.

  • Rail Network

    To ask the Scottish Executive what improvements to rail services it expects the electrification of the Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley railway line will allow for.

  • Recycling

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has begun discussions with local authorities on maximising recycling.

  • Regulation of Care

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it plans to resolve the outstanding pay dispute affecting staff employed by the Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care.

  • Roads

    To ask the Scottish Executive when the current STAG appraisal into a Maybole bypass will be published.

  • Scottish Executive

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-1996 by Bruce Crawford on 24 July 2007, by what date it will complete its consideration of the practicalities of using the...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-1420 by Stewart Stevenson on 20 July 2007, whether bus and tram options will be considered in the planning work for a new...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive, in light of its commitment to an integrated transport system, whether it will make representations to Citylink to provide additional buses when scheduled buses are...

  • Transport

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether bus transport operators have been given any incentives through the Executive’s current service support mechanism to operate a wider range of vehicle...

  • Waste

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will ensure that the definition of forest waste used by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency enables state and private forest owners to utilise...

What is this?

August 2007
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031