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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.

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Question ref. S5W-34253

Asked by: Crawford, Bruce, Stirling, Date lodged: 22 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government what the future location will be of the Stone of Destiny.

Answered by: Nicola Sturgeon on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-34082

Asked by: Golden, Maurice, West Scotland, Date lodged: 16 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33603 by Roseanna Cunningham on 10 December 2020, when the enforcement sub-group of the Litter Managers Network was set up, and on what dates it has met.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33929

Asked by: Griffin, Mark, Central Scotland, Date lodged: 9 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government how many advocacy providers have fulfilled requests to use, or referrals to, the interim social security advocacy service, and who these providers were.

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33939

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Date lodged: 9 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government what advice it is giving to cancer patients and other people with immunosuppressed conditions in relation to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33955

Asked by: Macdonald, Lewis, North East Scotland, Date lodged: 9 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-30890 by Clare Haughey on 17 August 2020, whether the data regarding the number of people with learning disabilities who have died from COVID-19 has now been collated and, if so, whether it will publish this.

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33938

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Date lodged: 9 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government whether the unpaid family care givers of vulnerable individuals, including cancer patients, will receive the COVID-19 vaccine and, if so, when.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33931

Asked by: Lockhart, Dean, Mid Scotland and Fife, Date lodged: 9 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the First Minister on 8 December 2020 (Official Report, c. 11), whether it will publish the public health data that was used to inform the decision to place the Stirling Council area under Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions, and what its response is to reports that public health officials had advised that a move to Level 2 would have been more appropriate.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33893

Asked by: Findlay, Neil, Lothian, Date lodged: 8 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government whether any of the COVID-19 legislation in place has repealed section 28 of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-34306

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Date lodged: 23 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place.

Answered by: John Swinney on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-34038

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Date lodged: 15 December 2020

To ask the Scottish Government whether the use of documented infection and vaccination status for COVID-19 via a health passport would allow spectators to safely attend Hampden for the 2021 UEFA Euro finals.

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 23 December 2020