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Parliamentary questions can be asked by any MSP to the Scottish Government or the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body. The questions provide a means for MSPs to get factual and statistical information.

  • Written questions must be answered within 10 working days (20 working days during recess)
  • Other questions such as Topical, Portfolio, General and First Minister's Question Times are taken in the Chamber

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Dates of parliamentary sessions
  1. Session 1: 12 May 1999 to 31 March 2003
  2. Session 2: 7 May 2003 to 2 April 2007
  3. Session 3: 9 May 2007 to 22 March 2011
  4. Session 4: 11 May 2011 to 23 March 2016
  5. Session 5: 12 May 2016 to 5 May 2021
  6. Current session: 12 May 2021 to 8 February 2023
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Question reference: S6W-14616

  • Asked by: Brian Whittle, MSP for South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that Circularity Scotland is unable to provide detailed guidance on compliance with the Deposit Return Scheme ahead of the producer registration deadline.

Question reference: S6W-14757

  • Asked by: Ariane Burgess, MSP for Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government how many release sites there are for non-native gamebirds in Scotland.

Question reference: S6W-14659

  • Asked by: Craig Hoy, MSP for South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government how many complaints of patients’ property being (a) stolen and (b) lost have been received in each of the last five years, broken down by NHS board.

Question reference: S6W-14756

  • Asked by: Ariane Burgess, MSP for Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of released non-native gamebirds are from captive bird operations that are registered with the Animal and Plant Health Agency.

Question reference: S6W-14613

  • Asked by: Brian Whittle, MSP for South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with Circularity Scotland, in light of the reported concerns of producers that the Deposit Return Scheme registration process for glass is too detailed to complete before the registration deadline.  

Question reference: S6W-14760

  • Asked by: Ariane Burgess, MSP for Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the findings of the Risk Assessment on the spread of High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza (HPAI) to wild birds from released, formerly captive gamebirds in Great Britain, which was published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in December 2022.

Question reference: S6W-14762

  • Asked by: Ariane Burgess, MSP for Highlands and Islands, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider further regulating the (a) collection and reporting of data related to, (b) management of and (c) release of non-native gamebirds.

Question reference: S6W-14614

  • Asked by: Brian Whittle, MSP for South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with Circularity Scotland, in light of the reported views by producers that the Deposit Return Scheme Registration process should be extended due to insufficient detail within the text of the agreements they will be required to sign.

Question reference: S6W-14694

  • Asked by: Craig Hoy, MSP for South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to (a) improve access to data relevant to, (b) agree indicators to support data mapping for and (c) support the streamlining and standardisation of information currently collected for heart disease.

Question reference: S6W-14913

  • Asked by: Mercedes Villalba, MSP for North East Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 07 February 2023
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2023

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding applicable safety standards to protect (a) offshore workers and (b) seafarers from Scotland working on internationally flagged vessels in waters over 12 nautical miles from the Scottish coastline.