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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-04568

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 22 November 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to introduce Just Transition conditions as part of the ScotWind Leasing process.

Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 6 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04567

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 22 November 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to publish the Supply Chain Development Statements submitted by developers as part of the current round of ScotWind Leasing.

Current Status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 6 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04563

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 22 November 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) regarding the procurement of hydrogen-powered ferries and infrastructure on publicly subsidised contracts for lifeline ferry services.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04564

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 22 November 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that workers in the ferry industry are trained to (a) operate and (b) re-fuel hydrogen-powered ferries.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04565

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 22 November 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will ensure that recognised trade unions in the ferry industry are fully consulted over the design of ferries that Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) will procure in line with the Infrastructure Investment Plan.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-03823

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 19 October 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) regarding tendering of the contract for new ferries for the Isles of Islay and Jura, and on which dates (a) Ministers and (b) Transport Scotland officials have met CMAL officials to discuss the tendering process for this contract since 1 January 2019 to date.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 16 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03826

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 19 October 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government what estimate it has made of the number of jobs that will be supported by the Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) contract for two new ferries for the Isle of Islay.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 16 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04026

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 1 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what measures have been taken to ensure that the contracts to install and maintain electric vehicle charging stations maximise Scotland’s economic, social, and environmental wellbeing.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04029

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 1 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to ensure that the awarding of contracts to install electric vehicle charging stations satisfies the sustainable procurement duty of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03991

Asked by: Leonard, Richard, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 26 October 2021

Submitting member has a registered interest.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any progress that has been made towards retaining skilled rail infrastructure workers in Scotland.

Current Status: Answered by Graeme Dey on 15 November 2021