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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-35523

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 25 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether people living with HIV will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccine through their HIV clinic, as is the case in England and Wales.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35524

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 25 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what financial support is being provided to English language schools that have had to close as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current Status: Answered by Kate Forbes on 8 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35574

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 25 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what data it is collecting regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of BAME people.

Current Status: Answered by Clare Haughey on 8 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35530

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 25 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in response to reports that the mental health of BAME men has been the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current Status: Answered by Clare Haughey on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35521

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 25 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how it engages with people who have lived experienced of long-term COVID-19 symptoms when devising support for people with long-COVID.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 4 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35226

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 15 February 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what support is being provided to student social workers who are unable to obtain placements and whose qualification might be delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current Status: Answered by Richard Lochhead on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-33757

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 3 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government how many incidents involving snaring have been reported to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in Scotland in each calendar year since 2017, also broken down by how many subsequent (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions there were.

Current Status: Answered by James Wolffe QC on 17 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33874

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 8 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government what COVID-19-related business support is available to cattery and kennel businesses, in light of reports that some have been advised that their business does not fall into a category where such support is available.

Current Status: Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 16 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33875

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 8 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to businesses that are not required to close by the COVID-19 restrictions but are experiencing financial difficulties because of the impact of the pandemic and the restrictions that are in place elsewhere on the amount of business that they can carry out.

Current Status: Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 14 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33684

Asked by: Johnstone, Alison, Lothian, Date lodged: 2 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that (a) people on low incomes, (b) older people and (c) vulnerable people are supported to (i) acquire, (ii) install and (iii) maintain in working order the smoke and heat alarm equipment specified in the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (Tolerable Standard) (Extension of Criteria) Order 2019.

Current Status: Answered by Kevin Stewart on 9 December 2020