Section E: Written Questions

Section E – Written questions lodged on 27 January 2015

Questions marked with a triangle (Δ) are initiated by the Scottish Government in order to facilitate the provision of information to the Parliament.

Questions in which a member has indicated a declarable interest are marked with an "R".

S4W-24168 Angus MacDonald: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Falkirk Council and SEStran regarding the Scottish Stations Fund.

S4W-24175 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what the impact would be on (a) teacher numbers, (b) school building programmes and (c) class sizes if the Barnett formula was abandoned and its budget reduced by at least £4 billion.

S4W-24176 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what the impact would be on (a) local government funding, (b) public sector pay and pensions and (c) economic development if the Barnett formula was abandoned and its budget reduced by at least £4 billion.

S4W-24177 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what the impact would be on the number of NHS (a) doctors and (b) nurses if the Barnett formula was abandoned and its budget reduced by at least £4 billion.

S4W-24178 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what the impact would be on housebuilding if the Barnett formula was abandoned and its budget reduced by at least £4 billion.

S4W-24179 Malcolm Chisholm: To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates in (a) general and (b) the areas where rates fall below the national average.

S4W-24180 Malcolm Chisholm: To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to increase the uptake of cervical screening in (a) general and (b) the areas where rates fall below the national average.

S4W-24181 Malcolm Chisholm: To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to increase public awareness of cervical cancer symptoms.

S4W-24182 Malcolm Chisholm: To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to reduce inequalities in (a) cervical screening uptake and (b) human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates.

S4W-24183Δ Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress made in relation to the Malawi Development Programme funding round 2015-18 and on its response to the recent floods in Malawi.

S4W-24186 Patricia Ferguson: To ask the Scottish Government whether it is participating in the Civil Service Reserves 1% Challenge, which is aimed at recruiting reservists from among civil servants and, if so, when this commenced.

S4W-24187 David Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government how many closures of the Skye Bridge to (a) high-sided vehicles and (b) all vehicles there have been since September 2014.

S4W-24188 David Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government how many closures of the Skye Bridge to (a) high-sided vehicles and (b) all vehicles there were in (i) 2012, (ii) 2013 and (iii) 2014.

S4W-24189 David Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government when it last reviewed warning level criteria for high winds on bridges.

S4W-24190 David Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has discussed with Transport Scotland changes in the location of the system for measuring wind speeds on the Skye Bridge.

S4W-24191 David Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has assessed the economic impact on the island of closures of the Skye Bridge.

S4W-24192 Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish any template that it has sent to NHS boards to use for their response to the Vale of Leven Hospital inquiry report.

S4W-24193 Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish NHS board responses to the Vale of Leven Hospital inquiry report without redaction and, if so, when.

S4W-24194 Richard Simpson: To ask the Scottish Government on what date it will publish its full response to the Vale of Leven Hospital inquiry report.

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