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Young Drivers Oral Question, 12/03/09 [S]
During Question Time on 12 March 2009 Alison McInnes (LD) asked the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to improve road safety among young drivers in rural areas.

The Experience of Rural Poverty in Scotland, 04/03/09 [S]
The Scottish Government has published qualitative research carried out with five vulnerable groups to examine whether and how the experience of poverty is distinctive in rural Scotland.

Research on the Consultation Safeguarding Our Rural Schools and Improving School Consultation Procedures, 03/03/09 [S]
The Scotish Government has published research on the consultation Safeguarding Our Rural Schools and Improving School Consultation Procedures.

Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Bill, 03/03/09 [S]
The Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Bill has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament. This Bill make provision for the consultation process that is to apply as respects various proposals made by education authorities for schools; to make special provision for rural schools; and to provide for Ministerial call-in of closure proposals.

Views on road safety, 16/12/08 [S]
The Scottish Government has published research exploring the views of young people aged 16-25 on key road safety issues - as passengers, potential drivers and drivers.

Rural Schools Oral Question, 11/12/08 [S]
During Question Time on 11 December 2008 Aileen Campbell (SNP) asked the Scottish Government what importance it attaches to the role of rural schools.

Public Petitions Committee looks at Enterprise Education, 02/12/08 [S]
During its meeting of 2 December 2008 the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee took evidence on a petition calling on the Scottish Parliament to consider the need for new legislation to improve funding to promote and support enterprise education in schools.

Poverty Written Answer, 12/11/08 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Cathy Jamieson's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive whether it will list the specific projects being taken forward to research the experience of poverty in urban and rural areas; how much each specific project will cost, when the findings will be published; and when it expects to publish a new set of indicators that can better measure rural disadvantage.

Service Needs and Delivery Following the Onset of Caring Amongst Children and Young Adults, 10/11/08 [E/NI/S/W]
The Commission for Rural Communities has published a study providing analysis of research on young carers and young adult carers in the UK.

Poverty Written Answer, 20/10/08 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Mary Scanlon's (Cons) question asking the Scottish Executive what action is being taken to ensure that the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation identifies poverty and deprivation in remote and rural areas.