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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-07365

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 11 March 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the short life working group considering ways to reduce health inequalities through action in primary care.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Humza Yousaf on 14 March 2022

Question ref. S6O-00625

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 22 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what support it has provided to hospitality businesses to help mitigate the impact of Brexit.

Current Status: Answered by Ivan McKee on 13 January 2022

Question ref. S6O-00523

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 1 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its discussions with Optometry Scotland regarding the request for a fee uplift and regular yearly review of fees, and the anticipated timeframe for a mutually agreeable settlement to be reached.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 9 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-05048

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 8 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what action has been taken on the use of mesh in hernia repair.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Humza Yousaf on 9 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-03967

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 25 October 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what further financial support will be made available to NHS boards and integration authorities in responding to COVID-19 in 2021-22.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Humza Yousaf on 26 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03427

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 29 September 2021

To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish the principles and commitments that support the care for people with long COVID.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Humza Yousaf on 30 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-01193

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 2 July 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what financial support will be made available to NHS Boards in responding to COVID-19 in 2021-22.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Humza Yousaf on 2 July 2021

Question ref. S5W-36215

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 11 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have received free personal and nursing care since the policy was introduced.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 5 May 2021

Question ref. S5W-36221

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 11 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have received a medical prescription since charges for these began to be phased out in 2008.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 29 April 2021

Question ref. S5W-36217

Asked by: Torrance, David, Kirkcaldy, Date lodged: 11 March 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have received a free bus pass since 2007-08, broken down by local authority area.

Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 23 March 2021