Section E: Written Questions

Written questions lodged from 29 June to 3 July 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-26353 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Government what the vacancy rate is for (a) staff and (b) associate specialist doctors, broken down by NHS board.

S4W-26354 Richard Baker: To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to gather data on (a) staff and (b) associated specialist doctor vacancy rates to better inform its long-term workforce planning strategy.

S4W-26355 Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in response to the Audit Scotland report on Coatbridge College, which stated that senior staff received payments “that exceeded the terms of the college’s severance scheme".

S4W-26356 Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Government what the terms are of Coatbridge College’s severance scheme and how many times these have been exceeded.

S4W-26357 Elaine Smith: To ask the Scottish Government how much the reorganisation of colleges has cost to date.

S4W-26358 Michael McMahon: To ask the Scottish Government (a) how many and (b) which of its directorates require external callers to use premium rate telephone numbers.

S4W-26359 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the roll-out of smart meters to households.

S4W-26360 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government on its decision to mandate the roll-out of smart meters.

S4W-26361 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government on its decision to create a single data collection company for smart meter data.

S4W-26362 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government on the potential for new smart meter technology to reduce consumer costs associated with pre-payment energy meters.

S4W-26363 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to the potential for increasing the number of modern apprenticeships in the energy sector through training people to install smart meters.

S4W-26364 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to encourage innovation in the design of smart meters.

S4W-26365 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential for smart meters to help reduce energy overgeneration.

S4W-26366 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what the cost would be of the roll-out of smart meters to every household.

S4W-26367 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with (a) Smart Energy GB and (b) consumer organisations regarding the forthcoming advertising campaign to raise awareness of smart meters.

S4W-26368 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on Smart Energy GB’s emphasis on raising awareness of smart meters with households vulnerable to fuel poverty.

S4W-26369 Linda Fabiani: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with (a) Smart Energy GB and (b) other relevant stakeholders regarding the use of smart meters in tackling fuel poverty.

S4W-26370 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to address the shortage of available kidneys for transplant purposes.

S4W-26371 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government when the (a) Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, (b) Minister for Public Health and (c) Minister for Health Improvement and Mental Health has visited a renal unit since taking office.

S4W-26372 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how it is encouraging people from a black, Asian and ethnic minority background to register on the NHS Organ Donation Register.

S4W-26373 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how it is encouraging research to improve the efficacy and life cycle of kidney transplants.

S4W-26374 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how many people are on the waiting list for a bone density scan in each NHS board.

S4W-26375 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government what the HEAT target is for bone density scans.

S4W-26376 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that follow-up tests after an initial bone density scan are conducted regularly and within the HEAT target waiting times.

S4W-26377 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government which hospitals conduct bone density scans.

S4W-26378 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how many GPs have been recruited through the Scotland GP Returner Programme.

S4W-26379 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of GP provision for new settlements across the country.

S4W-26380 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how many GPs NHS Scotland has recruited from the (a) UK, (b) EU, (c) European Economic Area and (d) rest of the world in each year since 2010.

S4W-26381 Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Government how much funding for nursery place provision it (a) allocated to each local authority in (i) 2013-14 and (ii) 2014-15 and (b) has projected for 2015-16, and what formula it has used to calculate this.

S4W-26384 Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Government how much (a) was spent in each local authority area per eligible child for nursery place provision in (i) 2013-14 and (ii) 2014-15 and (b) is projected to be spent in 2015-16.

S4W-26386 Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Government how many children who were eligible to receive nursery education it funded in each local authority area in (a) 2013-14 and (b) 2014-15 and it will fund in 2015-16.

S4W-26388 Annabel Goldie: To ask the Scottish Government what audit measures it uses to ensure that the funding it provides to pay for the nursery education of eligible children reaches the providers.

S4W-26393 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with (a) retailers, (b) third sector organisations, (c) bars and restaurants and (d) food and drink companies about the proposed deposit return system.

S4W-26394 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has modelled how much local authorities will lose from scrap costs following the implementation of the proposed deposit return system.

S4W-26395 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Government what discussion it has had with AG Barr about its existing deposit return system.

S4W-26396 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussion it has had with food and drink companies regarding (a) recycling and (b) tackling litter.

S4W-26397 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Government who will pay for the installation of reverse vending machines following the implementation of its proposed deposit return system.

S4W-26398 Jamie McGrigor: To ask the Scottish Government whether, in considering its proposed deposit return system, it has mapped the capacity of small retailers to store empty containers.

S4W-26399 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of withdrawing funding for Scottish Swimming’s Top Up programme on the number of children and young people swimming on a regular basis.

S4W-26400 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Government which stakeholders were consulted before the decision was taken to withdraw funding from Scottish Swimming’s Top Up programme.

S4W-26401 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to making swimming part of the secondary school curriculum during physical education lessons.

S4W-26402 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to encourage children and young people to take up swimming outside of school.

S4W-26403 Tavish Scott: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of withdrawing funding for Scottish Swimming’s Top Up programme on the number of people using public swimming pools.

S4W-26410 Claire Baker: To ask the Scottish Government how much each of its directorates has spent on consultancy fees in each of the last three years.

S4W-26411 Claire Baker: To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to update its international development plan and, if so, when, and whether it will consult on the update.

S4W-26412 Claire Baker: To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to update its international strategy and, if so, when, and whether it will consult on the update.

S4W-26433 Clare Adamson: To ask the Scottish Government what estimate it has made of the number of households in Scotland that will be affected by the proposal to freeze working age benefits for two years from April 2016 and what the (a) total cost to households and (b) average loss per household will be.

S4W-26434 Clare Adamson: To ask the Scottish Government what estimate it has made of the expected overall impact on families in Scotland of changes to child benefit and tax credit rates between 2010-11 and 2017-18.

S4W-26435 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-26059 by Jamie Hepburn on 18 June 2015, where the recorded minutes and agenda for meetings of the Stakeholder Group on Child Internet Safety can be found and whether the impact of social media on people at risk of eating disorders has been discussed with stakeholders.

S4W-26408 Cameron Buchanan: To ask the Scottish Government whether NHS Lothian provides neurorehabilitation to children with a congenital disorder.

S4W-26409 Cameron Buchanan: To ask the Scottish Government whether funding has been provided for NHS Lothian to provide neurorehabilitation to children with a congenital disorder.

S4W-26413 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what information is given to education authorities regarding the (a) instigation and (b) outcome of each children’s hearing.

S4W-26414 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what (a) criminal offences, (b) circumstances and (c) descriptions of offender can cause a victim surcharge to be imposed.

S4W-26415 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government on what date the first victim surcharge was imposed; how much has been imposed in total, and how much of this money has been collected.

S4W-26416 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government on what date the first payment to a victim from the Victim Surcharge Fund was made, how many payments have been made to date, and what the total value has been.

S4W-26417 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recommendation of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation that the Interception of Communications Commissioner’s Office, the Office of Surveillance Commissioners and the Intelligence Services Commissioner should be replaced by a new independent surveillance intelligence commission, and what the implications of this would be in Scotland.

S4W-26418 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the implementation in full of the recommendations of the report of the Investigatory Powers Review by the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation.

S4W-26419 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether interception warrants should be subject to judicial or political authorisation.

S4W-26420 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government on how many occasions it has (a) approved and (b) declined warrants and modifications for the interception of communications in serious crime cases in each year since 2006-07.

S4W-26421 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether it considers the investigation of (a) noise complaints, (b) dog fouling and (c) underage sunbed use to be an appropriate use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000.

S4W-26422 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to make any changes to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000.

S4W-26423 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has considered establishing a surveillance camera code of practice for the (a) public and (b) private sector.

S4W-26424 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many private sector CCTV cameras are in use in Scotland.

S4W-26425 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how the use of CCTV cameras by the private sector is regulated in Scotland.

S4W-26426 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what regulations cover the use of facial recognition technology by private sector companies.

S4W-26427 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether a national CCTV practitioners’ users group has been established and, if so, on how many occasions it has met since March 2011; when it last met, and what the membership is.

S4W-26428 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how it is promoting the (a) legislative requirements and (b) code of practice issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office to CCTV system owners and users.

S4W-26429 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether all public space CCTV providers publish annual reports on performance in a publicly accessible format.

S4W-26430 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of whether public space CCTV owners and operators are complying with the standards and regulatory framework for CCTV in Scotland.

S4W-26431 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on whether a copy of the national CCTV standards, the code of practice issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office and the operational manual is available in all CCTV control centres and whether a whistleblowing procedure has been established.

S4W-26432 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether all operators of public space CCTV systems are registered with the Scottish Information Commissioner.

S4W-26472 Elaine Murray: To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to commemorate VJ Day.

S4W-26473 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government how many employees are covered by the living wage accreditation scheme.

S4W-26474 Willie Rennie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it includes consideration of ethical working practices in tendering processes for which it has responsibility.

S4W-26475 Willie Rennie: To ask the Scottish Government how many of its contracts are outsourced to (a) privately and (b) publicly owned companies operating outside of the UK, broken down by country of registration.

S4W-26476 Willie Rennie: To ask the Scottish Government what steps it takes to ensure that companies contracted to undertake work on its behalf comply with ethical working practices, particularly where the company operates outside the UK.

S4W-26477 Clare Adamson: To ask the Scottish Government what estimate it has made of the impact on families in Scotland of reducing the child element of child tax credit to its 2003-04 level.

S4W-26478 John Wilson: To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that farmers receive their common agricultural policy payments on time and whether it can guarantee that the payments will be in farmers’ bank accounts on time.

S4W-26483 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-00024 by John Swinney on 20 May 2011, how many (a) full-time equivalent, (b) part-time, (c) casual and (d) other employees it employed in Glasgow on 5 May 2015.

S4W-26484 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-00025 by John Swinney on 20 May 2011, how many (a) full-time equivalent, (b) part-time, (c) casual and (d) other employees its agencies employed in Glasgow on 5 May 2015.

S4W-26485 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-00026 by Nicola Sturgeon on 20 June 2011, how many (a) full-time equivalent, (b) part-time, (c) casual and (d) other employees were employed by (i) NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and (ii) other NHS bodies in Glasgow on 5 May 2015.

S4W-26486 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-00027 by John Swinney on 20 May 2011, how many (a) full-time equivalent, (b) part-time, (c) casual and (d) other public sector employees were employed in Glasgow on 5 May 2015.

S4W-26487 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-00028 by John Swinney on 20 May 2011, what proportion of workers in Glasgow is employed by the public sector, also broken down by (a) local government, (b) NHS, (c) central government, (d) central government agencies and (e) other bodies.

S4W-26488 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-01572 by Michael Matheson on 4 August 2011, how many pitches there are on each (a) local authority-managed and (b) privately run site for Gypsy/Travellers, broken down by local authority area.

S4W-26489 Drew Smith: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-05317 by Michael Russell on 8 February 2012, how many (a) full-time, (b) part-time and (c) other (i) teaching, (ii) support, (iii) management and (iv) other staff were employed by further education institutions in the Glasgow parliamentary region on 1 July (A) 2013, (B) 2014 and (C) 2015.

S4W-26490 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the degree of compliance that private water supplies have with water quality standards for (a) lead and (b) E coli.

S4W-26491 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how many quality of drinking water standards have been broken since 1 December 2013 by each local authority and (a) public and (b) private water supplier.

S4W-26492 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what recent assessment it has made of the level of (a) lead and (b) E coli in public and private water supplies.

S4W-26493 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what technical guidance has been issued to local authorities since autumn 2013 to help them when considering private water supply issues.

S4W-26494 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made in delivering the actions set out in the VTEC/E. coli 0157 - Action Plan for Scotland 2013-2017.

S4W-26495 Roderick Campbell: To ask the Scottish Government how many crimes of (a) assault, (b) vandalism and (c) handling an offensive weapon have been recorded by the police in each year since 2006-07.

S4W-26436 Jenny Marra: To ask the Scottish Government what steps the NHS is taking to ensure that melanoma patients have access to tailored information about the reported growing number of treatment options available.

S4W-26437 Jenny Marra: To ask the Scottish Government what tools are available for melanoma patients to gain access to relevant information about the disease.

S4W-26438 Jenny Marra: To ask the Scottish Government what is being done to promote the prevention of melanoma.

S4W-26439 Jenny Marra: To ask the Scottish Government, given the increased incidence of melanoma, how it will prioritise accurate messaging regarding prevention.

S4W-26480 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to make basic infant mental health training more widely available to professionals in the children’s services workforce.

S4W-26481 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government what learning disability service models it has identified for delivery in children and adolescent mental health services.

S4W-26482 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government what specific types of training on infant mental health it has introduced and how many people have been trained in each year since 2012.

S4W-26496 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform’s statement on 9 June 2015 (Official Report c. 58), how it plans to “work together with energy experts, businesses and communities to develop a more holistic approach to these issues over the next year.”

S4W-26497 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Government how its announcement on 9 June 2015 that energy efficiency will be designated as a national infrastructure project (Official Report, c. 60) will change its approach to delivering improvements to energy efficiency.

S4W-26498 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Government, further to its announcement on 9 June 2015 that energy efficiency would be designated as a national infrastructure project (Official Report, c. 60), whether the new scheme under the Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland will set specific targets for improving the energy efficiency of domestic properties.

S4W-26499 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Government when planning decisions will be taken on the Allt Duine, Sallachy and Glencassley proposals for renewable development.

S4W-26500 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Government how the implementation of the pelagic discard ban has affected the pelagic fleet and what evaluation it has undertaken of the success of the ban.

S4W-26501 Sarah Boyack: To ask the Scottish Government what monitoring and enforcement tools it has put in place to ensure that fishing vessels comply with the pelagic discard ban; how many warnings have been issued to fishing vessels in Scotland for infringing the ban; how many infringements have been recorded; whether there have been prosecutions in Scotland for infringement of the ban, and, if so, how many.

S4W-26515 Lewis Macdonald: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-25895 by Fergus Ewing on 25 June 2015, whether it will confirm that there have been no meetings between Scottish and UK ministers regarding the future of Longannet.

S4W-26526 Christian Allard: To ask the Scottish Government what the lowest recorded annual number of house fires is and how many there have been in each year from 2006-07.

S4W-26527 Christian Allard: To ask the Scottish Government what the lowest recorded annual number of fire fatalities is and how many there have been in each year from 2006-07.

S4W-26528 Mark McDonald: To ask the Scottish Government how many women have registered as self-employed in each year since 2008, broken down by local authority area.

S4W-26529 Mark McDonald: To ask the Scottish Government what impact the small business bonus scheme has had on employment.

S4W-26530 Iain Gray: To ask the Scottish Government how the annual budget for nationally commissioned specialist patient services is determined.

S4W-26531 Iain Gray: To ask the Scottish Government what the average waiting time is for referrals to see a neuropsychologist from adult neurology in each NHS board.

S4W-26532 Iain Gray: To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-25501 by Jamie Hepburn on 20 May 2015, what arrangements are in place to ensure that the neurosurgical team at NHS Tayside has the capacity to provide timely battery replacement and external lead replacement for people who have previously received deep brain stimulation surgery.

S4W-26440 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it will list all capital projects that the Scottish Futures Trust (a) is currently delivering and (b) has in the pipeline.

S4W-26441 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government which capital projects have been affected by the changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects.

S4W-26442 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government which capital projects have been delayed as a result of the changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects and what the (a) length of delay and (b) additional cost is in each case.

S4W-26443 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government for what reason the construction of (a) Our Lady and St Patrick’s High School, (b) the North West Edinburgh Partnership Centre, (c) the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, (d) the Dumfries and Galloway Infirmary and (e) the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route has been delayed and what the (i) length and (ii) cost of the delay is.

S4W-26449 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it will meet the cost of delays to capital projects resulting from changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects.

S4W-26450 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what costs have been incurred as a result of the changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects for additional (a) advice and consultancy, (b) civil service time, (c) Scottish Futures Trust staff time and (d) project/inflation costs.

S4W-26451 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it did not list more than eight projects as being delayed by the changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects.

S4W-26452 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government which capital projects that were expected to have a financial close in (a) March, (b) April, (c) May, (d) June and (e) July 2015 now have a revised close date due to the changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects and what the revised dates are.

S4W-26453 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what the (a) construction costs and (b) repayment terms are for each capital project, broken down by (i) time period, (ii) annual revenue repayments and (iii) total revenue repayment over the project lifetime.

S4W-26454 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the Office for National Statistics classification that the non-profit distributing model is a public-private partnership.

S4W-26455 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it considers that the consequence of the changes to the Eurostat designation of capital projects is that a greater percentage of each capital project has to be seen as private sector for it to be deemed off balance sheet.

S4W-26456 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether the Scottish Futures Trust’s revised structure for design-build-finance-maintain projects gives a more direct and greater share of each project to the private sector and, if so, for what reason.

S4W-26457 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether the Scottish Futures Trust’s revised structure for design-build-finance-maintain projects halves the public sector share of the project from 40% to 20% and, if so, for what reason.

S4W-26458 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has (a) sought and (b) received advice from the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) on the proposed new private sector charity that will be part of future design-build-finance-maintain capital projects and what the dates are of all its (i) meetings and (ii) communications with OSCR.

S4W-26459 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government from whom it has sought advice on the proposed new private sector charity that will be part of future design-build-finance-maintain capital projects and at what cost.

S4W-26460 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether the board of the Scottish Futures Trust’s revised design-build-finance-maintain structure will be under private sector control.

S4W-26461 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether, under the Scottish Futures Trust’s revised design-build-finance-maintain structure, revenue contributions from the public sector will be greater for capital projects for which all of the capital comes from the private sector, and what assessment it has made of the additional cost.

S4W-26462 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether the Scottish Futures Trust’s proposed model for design-build-finance-maintain projects will have an impact on so-called soft services.

S4W-26463 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has agreed its proposed changes to the model for design-build-finance-maintain projects with (a) the Office for National Statistics and (b) Eurostat.

S4W-26464 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government what the level of public sector indebtedness is for all capital projects for each year from 2007 to 2050.

S4W-26465 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government who will own the assets financed by the revised model for design-build-finance-maintain projects at the end of the revenue repayment period.

S4W-26466 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has had voluntary ex-ante transparency notices published in the Official Journal of the European Union regarding its intention to change the hub delivery structure.

S4W-26467 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether immediate hub design-build-finance-maintain projects will be signed under the existing structure and transferred to the new structure at a later date, and what the implications are of doing this.

S4W-26468 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish the advice that it has received from Pinsent Masons about the new design-build-finance-maintain capital projects model.

S4W-26469 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether the subordinated debt investment will align with the shareholding in the revised structure for design-build-finance-maintain projects, namely that the Scottish Futures Trust will hold 10%, the procuring public sector body will hold 10%, the private sector will hold 60% and the private sector charity will hold 20%.

S4W-26470 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether, under the revised model for design-build-finance-maintain projects, the private sector can hold more than a 60% ownership if the private sector charity does not take the full 20% of the subordinated debt investment to which it is entitled.

S4W-26471 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government how it will finance the new Clydebank Health Centre; when the project will (a) start and (b) be completed, and how much public sector capital will be involved.

S4W-26502 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government whether all NHS screening checks are available to prisoners and what the take-up rate for screening services is, broken down by (a) institution and (b) gender.

S4W-26503 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken to address the health needs of people in the criminal justice system since publication of the Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013.

S4W-26504 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how many prisoners are currently assessed as having (a) type 1 and (b) type 2 diabetes.

S4W-26505 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what recent steps it has taken to address the needs of diabetic prisoners.

S4W-26506 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how many prisoners have had diabetic retinopathy checks in the last (a) six months, (b) year and (c) two years.

S4W-26507 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how frequently routine dental checks are offered to prisoners.

S4W-26508 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the take-up of routine dental checks in prisons over the last (a) six months, (b) year and (c) two years.

S4W-26509 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the average waiting time for prisoners who require (a) emergency dental treatment and (b) dental treatment following a routine dental check in the last (i) six months, (ii) year and (iii) two years.

S4W-26510 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what smoking cessation services are available to prisoners.

S4W-26511 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government what access female prisoners have to breast and cervical screening services and what the take-up rate is.

S4W-26512 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how many breath tests the police have conducted on motorists in each year since 2006-07 and what percentage identified illegal levels of alcohol.

S4W-26513 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) endorsable and (b) non-endorsable fixed penalty notices have been issued for motoring offences in each year since 2006-07, broken down by offence.

S4W-26514 Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government how many licensed premises there are in Scotland.

S4W-26533 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government when the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Implementation Monitoring and Support Group has held meetings; what was discussed, and whether it will provide the minutes from those meetings.

S4W-26534 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how many hospital readmissions there have been with an eating disorder as the primary reason in each year since 2012, broken down by (a) age and (b) gender.

S4W-26535 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government which organisations it met/has met to discuss issues relating to eating disorders in (a) 2014 and (b) 2015 and what was discussed.

S4W-26536 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how many deaths have occurred in 2015 as a result of eating disorders, broken down by (a) age and (b) gender.

S4W-26537 Jim Hume: To ask the Scottish Government how it is promoting the Scotland GP Returner Programme.

S4W-26543 Jackie Baillie: To ask the Scottish Government whether it has changed the structure of the (a) Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, (b) Dumfries and Galloway Infirmary and (c) Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh capital project and, if so, what changes it has made and for what reason.

S4W-26544 Kevin Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government what data it holds on the control of urban gull populations across Scotland.

S4W-26545 Kevin Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government whether any local authorities use management rules under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 to discourage the feeding of gulls on public land.

S4W-26546 Kevin Stewart: To ask the Scottish Government which local authorities issue planning guidance on gullproofing, and whether the effectiveness is monitored.

S4W-26547 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Government what the pupil-teacher ratio is in (a) Gaelic medium education and (b) each Gaelic medium unit.

S4W-26549 Michael Russell: To ask the Scottish Government whether it expects the pupil-teacher ratio in Gaelic medium units to be higher or lower than in mainstream English language primary education and what the reason is for its position on this matter.

S4W-26550 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure that the implementation of the named persons provisions of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 will not contravene the Data Protection Act 1998.

S4W-26551 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions, other than the public consultation on draft statutory guidance for section 96 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) 2014, it has had with parents’ groups about the implementation of the named persons policy.

S4W-26552 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions, other than the public consultation on draft statutory guidance for section 96 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) 2014, it has had with those who will act as named persons as under the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

S4W-26553 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had, other than the public consultation on draft statutory guidance for section 96 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, with Police Scotland about the implementation of the named persons policy.

S4W-26555 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it provided to the Scottish Qualifications Agency in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15.

S4W-26556 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government how much schools paid in fees to the Scottish Qualifications Agency in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15.

S4W-26557 Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government how many Scottish Qualifications Agency examination presentations from secondary schools there were in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2013-14 and (e) 2014-15.

S4W-26558 Ken Macintosh: To ask the Scottish Government what funding it will make available to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to allow it to purchase robot assisted surgery equipment for the treatment of prostate cancer, and when this will be put in place.

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