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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-05638
Asked by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 10 January 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government whether a running total of the number of air filter devices that are being used in school classrooms will be published.

Current status: Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 24 January 2022


Answer

It is for local authorities to exercise their statutory responsibilities and deliver a safe environment for all school users. It is also for local authorities to determine what remedial action is required in their schools, in line with guidance.

The recently announced funding of up to £5 million is in addition to previous funding of £10 million to address issues around ventilation and CO2 monitoring, and on top of £90m of COVID-19 logistics funding.