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School Transport Oral Question, 26/11/09 [S]
During Question Time on 26 November 2009 Tom McCabe (Lab) asked the Scottish Executive, in light of the stringent economic times, whether the statutory right to school transport will be retained.

Public Petitions Committee considers petition on youth volunteering, 03/11/09 [S]
During its meeting of 3 November 2009 the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee took evidence on a petition urging the Government to demonstrate how it supports national youth volunteering opportunities that deliver skills development for all young people in Scotland and to develop and implement a national youth volunteering policy for Scotland.

School Travel Written Answer, 30/10/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Des McNulty's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive whether it is concerned that school travel co-ordinator posts are decreasing and that the number of schools that each co-ordinator is responsible for is increasing; and what it is doing to ensure that local authorities employ measures to encourage active travel to and from school, such as school travel co-ordinators.

Curriculum for Excellence Written Answer, 26/10/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Des McNulty's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive whether, during the consultation on the draft Curriculum for Excellence, the overarching statement, "I know and can demonstrate how to travel safely whether on foot, on a bicycle, in a motor vehicle or on public transport", was considered problematic and, if so, by whom and for what reason; and for what reason it was removed from the final version.

Curriculum for Excellence Written Answer, 26/10/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Des McNulty's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive whether, during the consultation on the draft Curriculum for Excellence, the outcome in the physical activity and sport section, "I am encouraged and supported to travel actively and safely to and from my place of learning", was considered problematic and, if so, by whom and for what reason; and for what reason this outcome was removed from the final published version.

Curriculum for Excellence Written Answer, 26/10/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Des McNulty's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the outcome in the final version of the Curriculum for Excellence, "I know and can demonstrate how to travel safely", will achieve a more positive uptake of active travel than that in the draft version, "I am encouraged and supported to travel actively and safely to and from my place of learning".

Curriculum for Excellence Written Answer, 26/10/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Des McNulty's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive whether it considers the outcome in the Curriculum for Excellence, "I know and can demonstrate how to travel safely" as a means of encouraging active travel or whether measurement of progress against this outcome would primarily be calibrated in terms of road safety indicators; and for what reason it decided to remove specific references to encouraging and supporting children to engage in active travel from the final version of the Curriculum for Excellence and whether it considers that this goes against its target of achieving 10% of journeys by bike by 2020.

School Transport Written Answer, 06/08/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Des McNulty's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive for what reasons there has been a decrease in the funding of Sustrans from 8.525 million in 2007-08 to 3.555 million in 2009-10, given the continued success that Sustrans has had in getting people involved in active travel; whether it is aware that the level of funding that each local authority can apply for from Sustrans, for initiatives like Tackling the School Run, has been reduced by 45% as a result of its reduction in funding for Sustrans; whether it considers that every school should have access to a schools active travel coordinator in order to increase significantly the number of children cycling to school from the national average of 1%; and how many school travel coordinators there are and how many there were in (a) 2007 and (b) 2008, showing the number of schools for which they are or were responsible.

School Transport Written Answer, 13/05/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Robert Brown's (LD) question asking the Scottish Executive whether there is provision in the budget to support the transport costs of school visits to science centres in 2009-10.

School Transport Written Answer, 11/05/09 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Mary Mulligan's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive what guidance is given to local authorities regarding the transport to school of children who use wheelchairs and whether such guidance is the same for manual and electric wheelchairs.