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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 4 December 2022
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Question reference: S6O-01526

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 02 November 2022
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 10 November 2022

To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting local authorities to deliver relief for residents at risk of poverty during the cost of living crisis and in light of rising energy costs.

Question reference: S6O-01487

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 26 October 2022
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 2 November 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether it can provide an update on Prestwick Airport's contribution to the South Ayrshire economy.

Question reference: S6W-10857

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 06 September 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Ash Regan on 21 September 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether data from the Review of Children (Scotland) Act 1995 consultation: analysis was used to prioritise the work that it committed to undertake as set out in the 2019 Family Justice Modernisation Strategy, and if this is the case, what data was used, and in what ways it informed the 2019 Family Justice Modernisation Strategy.

Question reference: S6W-10856

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 06 September 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Ash Regan on 21 September 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether the statistics in Section 9.3.2 of the Review of Children (Scotland) Act 1995 consultation: analysis are accurate.

Question reference: S6W-09443

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 29 June 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 27 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with South Ayrshire Council regarding the Station Hotel, and whether it has been informed when South Ayrshire Council will publish an options report.

Question reference: S6O-01310

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 22 June 2022
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 30 June 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with South Ayrshire Council regarding the current situation at Ayr Cemetery.

Question reference: S6W-08434

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 10 May 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 23 May 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to mitigate the reported shortage of (a) the product, Estradot, and (b) other hormone replacement therapy (HRT) products, and what specific measures are in place to help women in the (i) short and (ii) long term.

Question reference: S6W-07897

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 06 April 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 26 April 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether hospital patients are able to get free or reduced cost television to watch during their stay, and what the reasons are for its position on this matter.

Question reference: S6W-07507

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 21 April 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether it is possible for hospital patients to access free or reduced cost TV to watch during their stay.

Question reference: S6W-07238

  • Asked by: Siobhian Brown, MSP for Ayr, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 11 March 2022
  • Current Status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 25 March 2022

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the recommendation by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Microplastics in September 2021 for all new domestic and commercial washing machines to be fitted with a microfibre filter to catch microplastics, and a Private Members' Bill being introduced in the House of Commons to give effect to this recommendation in England and Wales, what the Scottish Government's position is on introducing similar legislation in Scotland, and what action it is taking to stop microplastics from polluting the environment.