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Written questions and answers

Written parliamentary questions can be asked by any MSP to the Scottish Government 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 from them. 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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Question ref. S6W-00999

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 23 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will formally advise railway and travel providers of its decision that only essential travel between Scotland and Greater Manchester and Salford is permitted, to allow the customers affected to access full refunds.

Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 27 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00887

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 18 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the state of its preparations for the COP26 conference.

Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 21 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00621

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 14 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what steps Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is taking to save the former Sir John Maxwell School building in Pollokshaws from dereliction and potential demolition; what engagement HES has had or is having with (a) Glasgow City Council and its agency City Property LLP and (b) the Sir John Maxwell School Trust to support the Trust's plans to restore and convert the building, and, to allow it to be eligible for grants that could help finance any development deficit, what its position is on using the Scottish Ministers' discretionary powers to have the building listed.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 12 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00661

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 14 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether, in order to safeguard public health, it has considered using vaccine drop-in clinics for attendees and nearby residents during the Euro 2020 fan zone events at Glasgow Green.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 1 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00664

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 14 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what provision is being made for mass testing, utilising rapid lateral flow tests, at the Euro 2020 fan zone events at Glasgow Green.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 29 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00912

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 18 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-00395 by Humza Yousaf on 18 June 2021, whether it will increase the intentionally limited capacity of the Citizen Portal vaccine booking system, in light of recent Public Health Scotland data indicating that 500,000 vaccine appointments have been missed since February 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 29 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00662

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 15 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of the PCR testing capacity in Glasgow has been utilised on each day since 1 May 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 29 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00794

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 16 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) Ltd is actively considering a tender for the new national flagship vessel that was recently announced by the UK Government, and which will be procured via Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), given that a design competition is to be started soon and that the contractor will be determined by September 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 28 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00795

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 16 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish the benchmarking report on Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) Ltd that was compiled by First Marine International (FMI).

Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 28 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00625

Asked by: Sweeney, Paul, Glasgow, Date lodged: 11 June 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on extending the concessionary travel scheme to apply to asylum seekers accommodated in Glasgow under the Home Office Dispersal Programme.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 21 June 2021