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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 22 February 2024
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Question reference: S6W-25615

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 22 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of any reasons for the reportedly high level of pneumonia (mycoplasma pneumoniae) infections in the five- to 14-year-old age group recorded in recent Public Health Scotland data.

Question reference: S6W-25617

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 22 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what steps are being taken to enhance public awareness and education regarding pneumonia (mycoplasma pneumoniae) infections, particularly among any parents, caregivers and educators of children aged five to 14 who may have concerns, in light of any sustained levels of infections recorded in recent Public Health Scotland data.

Question reference: S6W-25614

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 22 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what plans are in place to strengthen surveillance and monitoring systems for pneumonia (mycoplasma pneumoniae) infections, in order to promptly identify any emerging trends or clusters and take proactive measures to prevent further spread.

Question reference: S6W-25616

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 22 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 7 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what specific measures are being taken to address any high levels of pneumonia (mycoplasma pneumoniae) infections recorded in recent Public Health Scotland data.

Question reference: S6W-25643

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 21 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 6 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider introducing a free period products scheme on all ScotRail trains for customers and employees, to ensure that people have access to the essential products that they may need whilst travelling.

Question reference: S6O-03127

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 21 February 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 28 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what action the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service takes to ensure that any information that it receives from pathology service providers is accurate and reliable.

Question reference: S6W-25175

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Friday, 02 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Paul McLennan on 20 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government on what dates since 1 January 2021 to date it has met with the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) to discuss homelessness.

Question reference: S6W-25611

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 19 February 2024

    Submitting member has a registered interest.

  • Current Status: Answer expected on 4 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has any plans to reinstate the Carers Register in GP practices.

Question reference: S6W-25058

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 31 January 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 19 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has considered establishing a "net zero test", similar to the New Zealand Government's climate impact of policy assessment, for all policy and investment decisions, as recommended by the Climate Emergency Response Group.

Question reference: S6W-25496

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 12 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Emma Roddick on 19 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the Big Braw Community campaign launched by The Sunday Post with the aim of reducing loneliness and isolation.