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Chamber and committees

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-08830

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 18 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action it can take to ensure that local authorities meet their moral and legal obligations in settling equal pay claims, and what discussions it has had with Glasgow City Council regarding this.

Current Status: Answered by Angela Constance on 2 May 2017

Question ref. S5O-00896

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 19 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Policing 2026 strategy.

Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 26 April 2017

Question ref. S5W-08701

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 6 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government which (a) primary and (b) secondary schools are receiving support through the Scottish Attainment Challenge, broken down by the amount awarded.

Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 25 April 2017

Question ref. S5W-07077

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 9 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how schools could benefit from funding to tackle the attainment gap.

Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 17 February 2017

Question ref. S5O-00595

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 18 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government when it last met the SFA and SPFL and what was discussed.

Current Status: Answered by Aileen Campbell on 25 January 2017

Question ref. S5O-00566

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 11 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how it tackles bullying that affects LGBTI-identifying young people in education.

Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 18 January 2017

Question ref. S5O-00517

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 14 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what impact the proposed closure of Jobcentre Plus offices in Glasgow will have on vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the city.

Current Status: Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 22 December 2016

Question ref. S5O-00100

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 31 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what impact withdrawal from the EU single market could have on Scotland's public finances.

Current Status: Answered by Derek Mackay on 7 September 2016

Question ref. S4O-05573

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 17 February 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to promote Scottish food and drink at home and abroad.

Current Status: Answered by Richard Lochhead on 24 February 2016

Question ref. S4O-04810

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Date lodged: 11 November 2015

To ask the Scottish Government when it last met representatives of the Scottish Football Association and what was discussed.

Current Status: Answered by Maureen Watt on 18 November 2015