Website survey

We want your feedback on the Scottish Parliament website. Take our 6 question survey now

Skip to main content

Language: English / Gàidhlig

Loading…

Chamber and committees

Written questions and answers

Written parliamentary questions can be asked by any MSP to the Scottish Government 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.

Filters Hide

Include

Displaying 40 questions Show Answers

Question ref. S5W-13093

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 30 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the work of the Homelessness Task Force.

Current Status: Answered by Kevin Stewart on 12 December 2017

Question ref. S5W-12161

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 24 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the findings of Dogs Trust’s report, Puppy Smuggling: A Tragedy Ignored, whether it will make it a requirement for animal health resources to be available at ports to record the age of dogs entering the country.

Current Status: Answered by Roseanna Cunningham on 7 November 2017

Question ref. S5W-11848

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 5 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle demand for the purchase of sexual access to women and girls, in light of the recent National Crime Agency figures suggesting that one-in-three victims are trafficked for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation.

Current Status: Answered by Annabelle Ewing on 26 October 2017

Question ref. S5W-11298

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 14 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government when it will announce the location of the new social security agency.

Current Status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Jeane Freeman on 18 September 2017

Question ref. S5W-10338

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 17 July 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the impact was of the 2017 Scottish Open golf championship on the (a) Ayrshire and (b) national economy, and what (i) support and (ii) international promotion it (A) gave to the 2017 event and (B) will offer the event in future years.

Current Status: Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 14 August 2017

Question ref. S5O-01058

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 24 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the role of community right to buy schemes in towns and cities.

Current Status: Answered by Roseanna Cunningham on 31 May 2017

Question ref. S5W-08822

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 19 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government which (a) primary, (b) secondary and (c) special schools have been built or refurbished at a cost of (i) £500,000 to £1 million and (ii) over £1 million in each year since 2010-11, broken down by local authority.

Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 4 May 2017

Question ref. S5W-08166

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 16 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how it is gaining the views of people with direct personal experience of the current social security system to help shape Scotland’s new system.

Current Status: Answered by Jeane Freeman on 23 March 2017

Question ref. S5W-07918

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 9 March 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that nutritious and healthy food and drink is being served in schools.

Current Status: Answered by John Swinney on 21 March 2017

Question ref. S5W-07259

Asked by: Maguire, Ruth, Cunninghame South, Date lodged: 16 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how much it has spent on mitigating the impact in Scotland of the UK Government’s welfare reforms.

Current Status: Answered by Angela Constance on 13 March 2017