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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 22 June 2024
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Question reference: S6W-28302

  • Asked by: Monica Lennon, MSP for Central Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what the average timescale is of its residential rehab placements.

Question reference: S6W-28306

  • Asked by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, MSP for Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether there is a feedback exercise in place to ensure that any required improvements to the home visits carried out by Social Security Scotland are implemented.

Question reference: S6W-28293

  • Asked by: Pam Gosal, MSP for West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to create a new homelessness prevention fund that is accessible to local authorities, registered social landlords and the third sector for tenants across tenures.

Question reference: S6W-28292

  • Asked by: Pam Gosal, MSP for West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what support it is offering to social landlords to maintain their wider remit investment in homelessness prevention services.

Question reference: S6W-28291

  • Asked by: Pam Gosal, MSP for West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to target additional revenue funding specifically at any local authorities identified as experiencing, or being at heightened risk of, systemic failure in their homelessness services.

Question reference: S6W-28307

  • Asked by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, MSP for Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government which external stakeholder groups were consulted in planning the exercise and the home visits carried out by Social Security Scotland in assessing need for Adult Disability Payments.

Question reference: S6W-28277

  • Asked by: Michael Marra, MSP for North East Scotland, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a full list of all European structural fund projects commenced in the last 10 years that were completed by December 2023, including the notional allocation of structural funds to each project.

Question reference: S6W-28309

  • Asked by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, MSP for Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what training is provided to Social Security Scotland staff in relation to making reasonable adjustments in order to communicate meaningfully with the adults with incapacity that they visit at home.

Question reference: S6W-28295

  • Asked by: Pam Gosal, MSP for West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 21 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 19 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that accurate data on households’ needs is shared in order to ensure that offers to homeless households can be made swiftly.

Question reference: S6W-28258

  • Asked by: Beatrice Wishart, MSP for Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 20 June 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 18 July 2024

To ask the Scottish Government how the Scottish economic link licence condition will be kept under review, and when it will share the findings of any review of the policy.