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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-23268

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 17 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what procedures are in place within Scottish local authorities to undertake an age assessment of an unaccompanied asylum-seeking young person who has previously been age assessed by another statutory agency in a different geographic location and determined to be an adult when they maintain they are a child.

Current Status: Answered by Aileen Campbell on 5 June 2019

Question ref. S5W-23267

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 17 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what procedures are in place within Scottish local authorities to support an unaccompanied asylum-seeking young person to challenge an age assessment that has been undertaken by another statutory agency in a different geographic location that determined that they are an adult when they maintain they are a child.

Current Status: Answered by Aileen Campbell on 5 June 2019

Question ref. S5W-23266

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 17 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what statutory support is offered to age-disputed unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who have had an age assessment in another part of the UK, been dispersed to Glasgow through the asylum dispersal system and go on to challenge the age assessment.

Current Status: Answered by Aileen Campbell on 4 June 2019

Question ref. S5W-23011

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 7 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what procedures local authorities follow to support young unaccompanied asylum seekers who have been dispersed to Scotland and who are challenging an age assessment on them that had been carried out in another part of the UK, and whether this includes the councils considering carrying out their own age assessment.

Current Status: Answered by Aileen Campbell on 21 May 2019

Question ref. S5W-23009

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 7 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what statutory support it offers to young unaccompanied asylum seekers who have been dispersed to Scotland and who are challenging an age assessment on them that has been carried out in another part of the UK. 

Current Status: Answered by Aileen Campbell on 21 May 2019

Question ref. S5W-23060

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 8 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish the evaluation of the new clinical decision support system that it commissioned Dr Kathrin Cresswell of the University of Edinburgh to review.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 15 May 2019

Question ref. S5W-22754

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 23 April 2019

To ask the Scottish Government, following its pilot in NHS Lothian, what steps it is taking to support a national roll-out of the mental health screening programme for children with epilepsy.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 1 May 2019

Question ref. S5W-22051

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 12 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government by what date it will publish its hepatitis C elimination strategy, in light of the publication of the short-life working group report, Recommendations on Hepatitis C Virus Case Finding and Access to Care.

Current Status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 26 March 2019

Question ref. S5W-22013

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 11 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what the ratio of haematologists to patients is in each NHS board.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 20 March 2019

Question ref. S5W-22014

Asked by: Sarwar, Anas, Glasgow, Date lodged: 11 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to improve early diagnosis of blood cancer.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 18 March 2019