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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 24 June 2024
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Question reference: S4W-29946

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 15 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Maureen Watt on 10 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it did not hold a consultation regarding the introduction of regulations to allow for the unannounced inspection of dental practices.

Question reference: S4W-29764

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 09 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Alasdair Allan on 3 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how restorative justice is being used to restore relationships that have broken down as a result of bullying.

Question reference: S4W-29948

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 15 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Maureen Watt on 2 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what it considers the unannounced inspection of dental practices will achieve.

Question reference: S4W-29947

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 15 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Maureen Watt on 2 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether changes in the behaviour of practitioners led to the decision to introduce the unannounced inspection of dental practices and, if so, what these were.

Question reference: S4W-29949

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 15 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Maureen Watt on 2 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how often practitioners will be subject to the unannounced inspection of dental practices.

Question reference: S4W-29920

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 11 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 2 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the potential impact on devolved areas of responsibility, whether it will refer a general policy memorandum on the Immigration Bill to the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee.

Question reference: S4W-29761

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 09 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 1 March 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that staff, practitioners and agencies have the confidence and willingness to record and report bullying incidents.

Question reference: S4W-29765

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 09 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Alasdair Allan on 29 February 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how indicators and evidence are used to ensure that policies to deal with bullying are being implemented effectively.

Question reference: S4W-29763

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 09 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Alasdair Allan on 29 February 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that parental rights and responsibilities are being respected when dealing with bullying incidents.

Question reference: S4W-29762

  • Asked by: Ken Macintosh, MSP for Eastwood, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 09 February 2016
  • Current Status: Answered by Alasdair Allan on 29 February 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how it is promoting the need to maintain clear lines of transparency, communication and accountability between everyone involved in responding to bullying incidents.