Scottish Parliament Written answers

Monday, 22 June 2009

  • British Sign Language

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the outcome was of the pilot study of the online British Sign Language interpreting service.

  • British Sign Language

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it supports the use of a multimedia platform for the provision of a British Sign Language interpreting service.

  • British Sign Language

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it will develop and improve access to British Sign Language interpreting services.

  • Digital Technology

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that internet broadband connectivity in Northbay, Barra, could be improved by an exchange upgrade, considering that the standard BT connection...

  • Digital Technology

    To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it will take to ensure that Highlands and Islands Enterprise is providing an internet service on Barra that is satisfactory to all inhabitants.

  • Digital Technology

    To ask the Scottish Executive when installing publicly funded wireless internet networks in places such as Barra whether it is practicable to consider the views of people who will be affected.

  • Digital Technology

    To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of households in the Northbay area of Barra has a working internet connection provided by the Concom exchange.

  • Drug Misuse

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the monetary value has been of the assets recovered from drug dealers in the Lothians and Borders police force area in each year since 1999.

  • Drug Misuse

    To ask the Scottish Executive what funding it has provided to support action on drug issues in each of the last three years, broken down by recipient group.

  • Health

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have been referred to NHS obesity services in each of the last 10 years, broken down by NHS board.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications to the mortgage to rent scheme were received in the three months from March to May 2008 and how many were successful.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications to the mortgage to rent scheme in the three months from March to May 2008 were rejected and for what reasons.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications to the mortgage to rent scheme in the three months from March to May 2009 were rejected and for what reasons.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether any changes have been made to the rules governing the new Home Owners’ Support Fund since its launch in March 2009.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to set up a voluntary accreditation scheme for land maintenance companies and, if so, when the scheme will be set up and what indications it has...

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it will take forward the recommendations of the Repossessions Working Group.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many repossession actions (a) were taken forward in 2008 and (b) have been taken forward in 2009, broken down by local authority area.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to increase access to the Home Owners’ Support Fund.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to promote the Home Owners’ Support Fund.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will produce guidance for law centres, money advice agencies and other support organisations with regard to accessing the Home Owners’ Support Fund.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether any assessment has been made of the impact of increased demands on health services due to the increase in repossession actions.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many households benefited from the mortgage to rent scheme between May 2006 and May 2009, broken down by month.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many households have benefited from the mortgage to shared equity scheme since its inception.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how it defines homes for low cost ownership.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many socially rented homes have been completed since 1996, broken down by (a) financial and (b) calendar year.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive what the total number was of completions of homes recorded as affordable housing that were homes (a) for low cost ownership and (b) for rent in 2008-09.

  • Housing

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many homes for low cost ownership have been completed since devolution, broken down by (a) financial and (b) calendar year.

  • Justice

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many publicly operated CCTV cameras are installed for use in the east end of Glasgow.

  • Justice

    To ask the Scottish Executive how much was spent on the installation and management of publicly operated CCTV cameras in (a) 2006, (b) 2007 and (c) 2008 and has been spent in 2009.

  • Justice

    To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on consulting on adding illegal money lending to the list of specific offences that are deemed as criminal lifestyle offences.

  • NHS Staff

    To ask the Scottish Executive when the evaluation of the Review of Nursing in the Community pilot will be carried out and published.

  • NHS Staff

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) doctors, (b) nurses, (c) consultants and (d) auxiliary staff have been victims of violence in each NHS hospital in the Lothians region in each of the...

  • Ports

    To ask the Scottish Executive when it expects to publish the final National Planning Framework for Scotland 2.

  • Regeneration

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many applications for the Town Centre Regeneration Fund were received after the first deadline of 5 June 2009.

  • Regeneration

    To ask the Scottish Executive what stakeholders applied to the Town Centre Regeneration Fund before the 5 June 2009 deadline.

  • Scottish Centre for Financial Education

    To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to invite a representative from the mutual and cooperative sector to join the management committee of the Scottish Centre for Financial Education.

  • Scottish Government Publication

    To ask the Scottish Executive how many copies of Curriculum Review - Experiences and Outcomes were (a) printed and (b) sent to teachers; what the cost was of (i) printing and (ii) distributing...

  • Sectarianism

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-24090 by Keith Brown on 3 June 2009, on what date it published its guidance for twinning arrangements between schools.

  • Sectarianism

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-23683 by Fergus Ewing on 26 May 2009, how much money (a) Nil by Mouth, (b) Sense over Sectarianism and (c) Kick-out Bigotry...

  • Single Outcome Agreements

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-23829 by Roseanna Cunningham on 27 May 2009, whether it considers that single outcome agreements require a strategic...

  • Single Outcome Agreements

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-23829 by Roseanna Cunningham on 27 May 2009, whether it will advise local authorities that single outcome agreements fall...

  • Single Outcome Agreements

    To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S3W-23829 by Roseanna Cunningham on 27 May 2009, whether it will produce guidance to assist local authorities and their community...

  • Sport

    To ask the Scottish Executive what capital budget the Scottish Swimming Healthy Living Manager has.

  • Sport

    To ask the Scottish Executive what schemes the Scottish Swimming Healthy Living Manager has developed to ensure that as many people as possible start to swim.

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