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PP 0067/12

TYNWALD Tinvaal

QUESTION PAPER Pabyr Feyshtyn DOUGLAS May 2012 at 10.30 am

15th FOR ORAL ANSWER 1.

The Hon. Member of Council (Mr Butt) to ask the Chief Minister – What use the Social Policy Group is making of the report of Frank Field, MP, entitled “Foundation Years – Preventing Poor Children Becoming Poor Adults”?

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The Hon. Member for Middle (Mr Quayle) to ask the Minister for the Treasury – Whether the Treasury will adopt IMF (International Monetary Fund) recommendations for “Government Accounting Devices and Fiscal Illusions”?

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The Hon. Member for Middle (Mr Quayle) to ask the Minister for Economic Development – Why his Department ignored the compromise proposals put forward by the Manx Motorcycle Club on a strategy to help develop and improve the Manx Grand Prix?

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The Hon. Member of Council (Mr Butt) to ask the Minister for Education and Children – Following the advertising of some primary schools as being available for providing private nursery care, which nursery providers have expressed an interest in providing a service in those primary schools; which schools they have expressed an interest in using to provide a nursery service; and what hourly charges those providers have stated they will levy in Department of Education and Children schools?

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The Hon. Member of Council (Mr Butt) to ask the Minister for Education and Children – What plans his Department has to provide pre-school nursery provision in the areas where there is no such provision?

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The Hon. Member of Council (Mr Butt) to ask the Minister for Education and Children – What powers, either by statute or regulation, his Department has to ensure that the new providers of pre-school nurseries will provide an education service at the level presently provided and that their staff will be suitably qualified to provide such an education service?

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The Hon. Member for Ramsey (Mr Singer) to ask the Minister for Education and Children – What recent consideration the Department has given to imposing a four-day week on schools in order to make budget savings?

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The Hon. Member for Ramsey (Mr Singer) to ask the Minister for Infrastructure – Further to his answer to Question 11 in Tynwald Court on 13th December 2011, whether he has met with senior management of Flybe regarding – (a) their unlawful retention of airport passenger duty and other duties when a flight is not taken by the passenger; and (b) Flybe policy to charge a large administration fee when the APD is returned to the passenger?

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The Hon. Member for Michael (Mr Cannan) to ask the Minister for Social Care – In respect of the recent and ongoing electrical upgrades at Ballacrosha, Bretney and Threshold estates: (a) which firms undertook the work; (b) what the total cost is; and (c) what claims for damages have been received from residents?

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The Hon. Member for Douglas South (Mrs Beecroft) to ask the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission – In respect of the Corporate Leadership Group – What the objective for the Group was and whether its objectives are being met; what the total cost of the Group was for each of the years 2008-09, 200910, 2010-11 and 2011-12; and whether that is value for money?

FOR WRITTEN ANSWER 11.

The Hon. Member for Garff (Mr Speaker) to ask the Minister for Education and Children – With regard to Written Answer number 15 in the January 2012 Tynwald in respect of the centralised pupil data system, if he will state the reference number of the Statutory Document containing the powers for the Department to collect the data for each of the following individual phases: i. Assessment & Review Work flow; ii. SENCO & Education Planning; iii. EP Work flow; iv. Attainment/Assessment/Achievement; v. Equipment Allocation; vi. Exclusions/Suspensions; vii. Session Attendance; viii. Legal Intervention (FPN); ix. Truancy Sweeps; x. Employment/Entertainment Licences; xi. Education Otherwise/EHE; xii. Young Carers; xiii. Bullying, Harassment, Racist Incidents; xiv. Looked After Children; xv. Personal Education Plans; xvi. Teenage Parents; xvii. Equipment Allocation/Rental; xviii. Staff skills (Instruments/Expertise); and xix. FSM Administrative Client; 3 TCQ 5212


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The Hon. Member for Garff (Mr Speaker) to ask the Minister for Education and Children – What consideration he has recently given to creating a four-day school week as a cost saving measure?

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The Hon. Member for Onchan (Mr Hall) to ask HM Attorney General – How many civil cases have had judgement given to the claimant where the Court Order for damages and costs has not been paid in each of the past five years; how much in each case was awarded in (a) damages; and (b) costs; what mechanisms are available for enforcing such judgements; and what plans there are to reform the system of enforcement of judgements?

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Question Paper For The sitting of Tynwald 15 May 2012  

The Question Paper For The Sitting of Tynwald on Tuesday 15 May 2012