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Portfolio Questions

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Portfolio Questions

August 13, 2020 14:00

 

Finance

Iain Gray S5O-04460
1. To ask the Scottish Government what funding the finance secretary will allocate to supporting workers in the longer-term once the furlough scheme ends.

Bob Doris S5O-04461
2. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the financial pressures facing local authorities as they seek to reopen leisure and community facilities.

Alexander Stewart S5O-04462
3. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the additional UK Government funding to support Scotland’s people and businesses through the COVID-19 outbreak.

Gil Paterson S5O-04463
4. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions the finance secretary has had with the UK Government regarding the financial response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Edward Mountain S5O-04464
5. To ask the Scottish Government what additional funding the finance secretary has made available to allow schools to return from 11 August.

Mark Ruskell S5O-04465
6. To ask the Scottish Government what funding the finance secretary will make available to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, including to the NHS.

Finlay Carson S5O-04466
7. To ask the Scottish Government what further measures the finance secretary will introduce to help businesses recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Stewart Stevenson S5O-04467
8. To ask the Scottish Government what funding the finance secretary will allocate to support people who are looking for work or at risk of redundancy as a result of COVID-19.


Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Maureen Watt S5O-04468
1. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding environmental issues.

James Kelly S5O-04469
2. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to tackle fly-tipping.

John Mason S5O-04470
3. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to prevent the persecution of raptors.

Murdo Fraser S5O-04471
4. To ask the Scottish Government for what reason source emissions rose by 1.5% from 2017 to 2018.

Joan McAlpine S5O-04472
5. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its plans to tackle climate change.

Johann Lamont S5O-04473
6. To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to households in Glasgow to improve access to recycling.

Liam McArthur S5O-04474
7. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that the country meets the targets set out in the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019.

Jeremy Balfour S5O-04475
8. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its creation of a nitrogen balance sheet.


Rural Economy and Tourism

Jackie Baillie
1. [Not Lodged]

Graham Simpson S5O-04477
2. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme on the rural and tourism economies in Scotland.

David Stewart S5O-04478
3. To ask the Scottish Government what representations it has received regarding future development of the NC500.

David Torrance S5O-04479
4. To ask the Scottish Government what importance it places on the role and contribution of showpeople and funfair operators to tourism.

Liz Smith
5. [Not Lodged]

Alasdair Allan S5O-04481
6. To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure that the post-lockdown economy in rural communities benefits from, but does not become overly dependent on, tourism.

Emma Harper S5O-04482
7. To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to tourism businesses involved in the organising, planning and hosting of weddings in Dumfries and Galloway and other rural economies that are reliant on the wedding industry.

Alex Rowley S5O-04483
8. To ask the Scottish Government what the impact of COVID-19 has been on the availability of workers in the rural economy and tourism sectors.