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 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 775 questions Show Answers

|

Question ref. S6W-09731

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 12 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what roles it has suggested or requested that the Migration Advisory Committee add to the Shortage Occupation List, and when any such suggestions or requests were made.

Current Status: Answered by Neil Gray on 3 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09840

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 19 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-09163 by Keith Brown on 4 July 2022, whether it can outline in detail (a) when and (b) how the summary case reform pilot will be reported on, and where the reporting will be made publicly available.

Current Status: Answered by Keith Brown on 3 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09730

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 12 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government when it last carried out an assessment of the adequacy of rest and welfare facilities in Scotland for HGV drivers.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 2 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09737

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 12 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish the minutes of all meetings of the Zero Emissions Truck Taskforce.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 2 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09729

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 12 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on when it will publish its strategy for improving rest and welfare facilities for HGV drivers.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 2 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09736

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 12 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government on what dates the Zero Emission Truck Taskforce has met, and when it is next due to meet.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 2 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09750

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 13 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government how many of the 7,780 jobs created or safeguarded through inward investment in financial year 2021-22, as highlighted by Scottish Development International statistics, were (a) jobs created and (b) jobs safeguarded.

Current Status: Answered by Ivan McKee on 29 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09626

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 5 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what operating company will run the maintenance and management of trunk roads across the north east of Scotland from the start of the new contract period, and for what reasons has the decision been taken to appoint that company.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 29 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09478

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 30 June 2022

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to translate the full 72-page publication, Independence in the Modern World. Wealthier, Happier, Fairer: Why Not Scotland?, into other languages.

Current Status: Answered by Angus Robertson on 28 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09557

Asked by: Burnett, Alexander, Aberdeenshire West, Date lodged: 1 July 2022

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the announcement that local authorities will have the power to run bus services, whether this will affect the entitlement to free bus travel for people who currently receive it.

Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 28 July 2022