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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 July 2024
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Question reference: S6O-03449

  • Current Status: Withdrawn

Question reference: S6O-03393

  • Current Status: Withdrawn

Question reference: S6O-03372

  • Current Status: Withdrawn

Question reference: S6O-03269

  • Asked by: Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 20 March 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 27 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government how it has allocated the funding raised through ScotWind option fees in the 2024-25 Scottish Budget.

Question reference: S6O-03253

  • Asked by: Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 14 March 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 21 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether it will provide an update on its plans to increase access to childcare in the creche beyond three hours per day.

Question reference: S6O-03246

  • Asked by: Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 13 March 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 21 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that the voices of Highland communities are appropriately considered by the Energy Consents Unit when assessing applications from developers.

Question reference: S6O-03190

  • Asked by: Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 06 March 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 13 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with NHS Highland about progressing planning and design work for the new Belford Hospital in Fort William.

Question reference: S6O-03120

  • Current Status: Withdrawn

Question reference: S6W-24999

  • Asked by: Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 30 January 2024
  • Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 31 January 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its Programme for Government commitment to pilot a new aquaculture consenting process to help deliver a more streamlined regime across Scotland.

Question reference: S6W-24472

  • Asked by: Kate Forbes, MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 12 January 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Paul McLennan on 23 January 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-22531 by Paul McLennan on 13 November 2023, by what date in early 2024 it will provide an implementation update on short-term let licensing.