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To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-13520 by Keith Brown on 16 January 2018, whether it is the cabinet secretary's position that he has no responsibility for the oversight of both bodies.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 01/02/2018

To ask the Scottish Government what support it provides to the UNESCO biosphere reserves in Scotland.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 30/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the commitment in its Programme for Government 2017-18, what progress it has made in establishing an expert advisory group "to make recommendations on how Scotland can continue to lead by example on human rights, including economic, social, cultural and environmental rights".


Current Status: Expected Answer date 30/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government what contingency arrangements are in place to recover broken-down freight locomotives.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 26/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to put the trunk road operating contracts for the (a) north west and (b) south west out to tender in 2018, and whether the terms of the contract will differ from previous iterations.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 26/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made toward improved rail journey times of between 2 hours 45 minutes and 3 hours between Edinburgh and Inverness.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 25/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many ScotRail services that ordinarily would have had a refreshment trolley service operated without one in 2017.


Answered by Humza Yousaf (18/01/2018):

Transport Scotland do not hold this information however this aspect is audited within the Service Quality Incentive Regime (SQUIRE) and any occasions when a trolley is missing during an audit a fail is recorded and a financial penalty is attributed.


Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 18/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many ScotRail services operated without toilet facilities being available in 2017.


Answered by Humza Yousaf (18/01/2018):

Transport Scotland do not hold this information however this aspect is audited within the Service Quality Incentive Regime (SQUIRE) and any occasions when a toilet is not available or not fully operational during an audit a fail is recorded and a financial penalty is attributed.


Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 18/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many ScotRail services operated with a reduced carriage capacity in 2017.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 25/01/2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many ScotRail services were (a) cancelled and (b) delayed in 2017.


Current Status: Expected Answer date 25/01/2018