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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.

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Question ref. S6W-04240

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Date lodged: 12 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what the procurement process was for the NHS Covid Status App; which company was chosen for the design and production of the app; what the cost was of (a) the app's procurement and (b) any initial (i) research, (ii) development and (iii) launch of the app; what the ongoing operational costs (A) have been to date and (B) are estimated to be for the period that the app is operational, including any licence fees or other costs related to the use of the app by it and its agencies.

Current Status: Holding Answer by Humza Yousaf on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04287

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Date lodged: 12 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on joining the UK Government’s Project ADDER.

Current Status: Answered by Angela Constance on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04482

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Date lodged: 18 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-03664 by Humza Yousaf on 18 October 2021, what its response is to reports that a significant number of GP surgeries in England are using outsourced remote services to provide phone and online consultations for their patients, and whether surgeries in Scotland will use outsourced remote services for such consultations.

Current Status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04301

Asked by: Duncan-Glancy, Pam, Glasgow, Date lodged: 12 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government by what date its COVID passport scheme will recognise the status of people who have had two doses of a vaccine in two different countries.

Current Status: Holding Answer by Humza Yousaf on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04256

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Date lodged: 12 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of (a) alcoholism rates, (b) alcohol consumption and (c) any other public health effects in relation to any changes to laws or regulations that control the sale of alcohol, and when any post-legislative reports on any such changes will be presented to the Parliament.

Current Status: Answered by Maree Todd on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04485

Asked by: Kerr, Stephen, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 18 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many employees have been (a) trained and (b) retrained through the North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund.

Current Status: Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04443

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Date lodged: 18 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to work with universities and student associations to resolve any accommodation shortages that impacted students at the start of the 2021-22 academic year.

Current Status: Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04486

Asked by: Kerr, Stephen, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 18 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government how many businesses have been supported through the North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund since 1 January 2021.

Current Status: Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04323

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 16 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what is being done to ensure that the roll-out of 1,140 hours of funded early learning and childcare allows for flexibility in order to meet the individual needs of every child.

Current Status: Answered by Clare Haughey on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04428

Asked by: Briggs, Miles, Lothian, Date lodged: 15 November 2021

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had regarding the development of an Edinburgh-specific rate of pay, to help address the reported high cost of living in the city.

Current Status: Answered by Richard Lochhead on 29 November 2021