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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. S5W-17960

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 1 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it will take to ensure that Scottish Ambulance Service emergency vehicles based in Moray are able to return to Moray following hospital transfers without being diverted to non-life-threatening calls when out of the area.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 18 September 2018

Question ref. S5W-18126

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 8 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what powers local authorities have to tackle seagull populations on the grounds of health and safety or other factors that affect the quality of life for residents and communities, and what its position is on increasing these powers.

Current Status: Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 30 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-18124

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 8 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government to what extent the impact of pylons or other infrastructure required to connect onshore renewables to the national grid infrastructure is taken into account when determining planning applications for wind farms.

Current Status: Answered by Kevin Stewart on 30 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-18462

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 28 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish its proposals for Scotland’s role in the development of future UK trade arrangements.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Michael Russell on 29 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-17957

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 1 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to introduce new measures to tackle littering from vehicles.

Current Status: Answered by Roseanna Cunningham on 28 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-17956

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 1 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to increase fines for littering.

Current Status: Answered by Roseanna Cunningham on 28 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-17951

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 1 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to its ministerial roundtable event on 27 June 2018, what steps it will take to tackle the impact of parcel delivery surcharges.

Current Status: Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 27 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-18123

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 8 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the review of community benefit from onshore renewable energy developments, and what its position is on the case for community benefit to apply to communities affected by pylons or other infrastructure required to connect onshore renewables to the national grid, as is the case for communities affected by developments such as wind farms.

Current Status: Answered by Paul Wheelhouse on 24 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-17953

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 1 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to concerns that land being used for growing crops to feed anaerobic digesters is having a detrimental effect on Scottish agriculture and feed supplies.

Current Status: Answered by Fergus Ewing on 22 August 2018

Question ref. S5W-18039

Asked by: Lochhead, Richard, Moray, Date lodged: 6 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what the outcome was of the visit by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to Dr Gray’s Hospital regarding the future of women's and children’s services.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 21 August 2018