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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-05621

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 10 January 2022

To ask the Scottish Government whether IVF treatment for unvaccinated women is being deferred due to the risks of contracting COVID-19 during pregnancy, and whether it will lift the age cap for women whose IVF treatment was disrupted due to the pandemic.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05189

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 22 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the number of people with cystic fibrosis in Scotland who are currently on the waiting list for a lung transplant, and what steps it will take to improve outcomes for such people.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 11 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05358

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 23 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on actions it is taking in response to further reports of increasing levels of drink spiking in hospitality venues.

Current Status: Answered by Keith Brown on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05100

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 13 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what progress the nine research projects on long COVID, which it committed £2.5 million funding to, have made.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 5 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05097

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 13 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what work it has undertaken to support NHS boards in (a) creating and (b) delivering a care co-ordination service model that would allow (i) primary, (ii) secondary and (iii) community care services to help those living with long COVID.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 5 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05094

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 13 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether the expert group to identify the capacity needs of NHS boards and staff that it committed to establishing in Scotland's Long Covid Service has been created, and, if so, what work it has carried out.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 5 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05092

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 13 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how the £10 million Long COVID Support Fund has been allocated since September 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 5 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-04382

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 15 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government whether someone who is operating a business from their home can legally refuse to allow a customer who is not wearing a face covering to enter their home.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 24 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-05091

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 13 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how it has raised awareness of Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland’s long COVID support service since its creation in February 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-05095

Asked by: Cole-Hamilton, Alex, Edinburgh Western, Date lodged: 13 December 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what professional roles in primary care have been expanded through the Primary Care Improvement Fund in order to help people with long COVID.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021