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Chamber and committees

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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 June 2023
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Question reference: S6F-00104

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 14 June 2021
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 17 June 2021

Question to be taken in Chamber.

Question reference: S6O-00025

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 09 June 2021
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 16 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government when Ministers last met with tenants' unions to discuss the development of the Rented Sector Strategy.

Question reference: S6F-00003

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 24 May 2021
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 27 May 2021

Question to be taken in Chamber.

Question reference: S5F-04897

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 15 March 2021
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 18 March 2021

Question to be taken in Chamber.

Question reference: S5W-35641

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Current Status: Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 12 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the closure of non-essential click and collect retail, what its position is on whether businesses that sell a mixture of essential and non-essential items and are permitted to remain open during the COVID-19 lockdown should continue to sell non-essential items.

Question reference: S5W-35642

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 12 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with the Managed Isolation Welfare Fund.

Question reference: S5W-35638

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Current Status: Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 9 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with the UK Government regarding (a) people and (b) businesses who have been unable to access (i) the Self Employment Income Support Scheme, (ii) the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and (iii) other HMRC-issued financial assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Question reference: S5W-35639

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 9 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will extend the eligibility criteria for the Strategic Framework Business Fund to include non-ratepaying businesses across a wider range of circumstances than current criteria allow for.

Question reference: S5W-35640

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 9 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will include co-working offices and studio spaces on Level 4 Strategic Framework Business Grant eligibility list, in light of the impact on their businesses of the instruction to work from home wherever possible that was issued on 4 January 2021.

Question reference: S5W-35644

  • Asked by: Patrick Harvie, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Green Party
  • Date lodged: Monday, 01 March 2021
  • Current Status: Answered by Kevin Stewart on 4 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government when it expects to have completed its assessment of the funding required for the replacement of unsafe cladding on buildings.