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Written questions and answers

Written 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 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-07214

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 10 March 2022

To ask the Scottish Government how many deaths were attributed to hospital acquired infections in each year from 1999-2000 until the most recent year for which figures are available, broken down by NHS board.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 28 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07683

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 25 March 2022

To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on progress regarding green freeports.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Kate Forbes on 25 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07229

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 11 March 2022

To ask the Scottish Government how many ferry sailings have been scheduled on the Ardrossan-Brodick ferry route in each year since 1999, and how many of these sailings did not take place due to (a) inclement weather, (b) mechanical breakdown and (c) other reasons, including COVID-19.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 24 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07212

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 10 March 2022

To ask the Scottish Government how many council houses were built in each year from 1999-2000 to the most recent year for which figures are available, broken down by local authority.

Current Status: Answered by Shona Robison on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-06204

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 4 February 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the joint report, Automated Vehicles, published by the Scottish Law Commission and the Law Commission of England and Wales, and which concludes their three-year review of the regulatory framework for road-based automated vehicles.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 3 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-05981

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 25 January 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what bearing the conclusions of the Endometriosis UK report, Analysis of Endometriosis Service Provision in Scotland, in January 2022, will have on the timescale for action to improve the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 7 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05769

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 21 January 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what support is being provided to travel agents to assist them in their recovery from the financial impact on their businesses of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 31 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05379

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 23 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many people it anticipates will be in the (a) higher and (b) top income tax bands in April 2022.

Current Status: Answered by Tom Arthur on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05378

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 23 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many people were in the (a) higher and (b) top income tax bands in April 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Tom Arthur on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-04890

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Date lodged: 8 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how much it will spend in the current financial year (a) on welfare, (b) on telecoms and (c) in total in order to mitigate any impact of decisions taken by the UK Government.

Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 22 December 2021