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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

Urgent Questions aren't included in the Question and Answers search.  There is a SPICe fact sheet listing Urgent and emergency questions.

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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 12 July 2024
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Question reference: S2W-01158

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 25 June 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Ross Finnie on 4 August 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive when it will introduce its proposed bill on nature conservation.

Question reference: S2W-01346

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 03 July 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Ross Finnie on 31 July 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive what the total budget was for Less Favoured Area Support Scheme spending in (a) 2001-02 and (b) 2002-03.

Question reference: S2W-01227

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 26 June 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Ross Finnie on 30 July 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive how many live (a) sheep and lambs and (b) pigs were exported in (i) 2000, (ii) 2001 and (iii) 2002 for (1) slaughter, (2) further fattening and (3) breeding, broken down by destination country.

Question reference: S2O-00296

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 18 June 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Allan Wilson on 26 June 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive what consultations have taken place with Her Majesty's Government on its position on the need for progressive and substantial reductions in discharges of radioactive substances in the north-east Atlantic being considered at the Commission for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North East Atlantic on 23 to 26 June 2003.

Question reference: S2O-00225

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 11 June 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Lewis Macdonald on 19 June 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive what contact the Scottish Community Renewable Initiative has had with the local community in the Gairloch area about the proposed Shieldaig hydroelectric generation scheme.

Question reference: S2W-00756

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 11 June 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Lewis Macdonald on 19 June 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive how many objections to the proposed Shieldaig hydroelectric generation scheme have been received and from whom.

Question reference: S2W-00287

  • Asked by: Mark Ruskell, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 20 May 2003
  • Current Status: Answered by Nicol Stephen on 4 June 2003

To ask the Scottish Executive what efforts have been made in recent years to progress the extension of the Eurostar train service to Glasgow.