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Portfolio Questions

Today's Schedule

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Portfolio Questions

January 10, 2018 14:00

 

Bruce Crawford S5O-01644

1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the future of Cornton Vale prison.

Elaine Smith S5O-01645

2. To ask the Scottish Government whether the Lord Advocate will provide an update regarding how the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service's reform of its working practices in dealing with sexual offence cases will help ensure that victims feel supported during the justice process.

Willie Rennie S5O-01646

3. To ask the Scottish Government when fatal accident inquiries into the M9 crash and the death of Sheku Bayoh will be held.

David Torrance S5O-01647

4. To ask the Scottish Government how many calls the emergency services responded to over the festive period.

Joan McAlpine S5O-01648

5. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the European arrest warrant.

Ivan McKee S5O-01649

6. To ask the Scottish Government how the justice system will take into account the rights of disabled people post-Brexit.

Maurice Corry S5O-01650

7. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to prevent attacks on emergency service workers.

James Dornan S5O-01651

8. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that custody units and prisons provide the necessary and appropriate support for people with mental health conditions.

Angus MacDonald S5O-01652

9. To ask the Scottish Government what recent consideration it has given to a register of interests for members of the judiciary.

Jackie Baillie S5O-01653

10. To ask the Scottish Government what impact West Dunbartonshire Council’s reported decision to remove funding for Police Scotland for the out-of-hours noise service will have on tackling antisocial behaviour.

Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

Ash Denham S5O-01654

1. To ask the Scottish Government what support it is giving to creative industries and the arts.

Richard Lochhead S5O-01655

2. To ask the Scottish Government what its plans are for the Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery.

Mary Fee S5O-01656

3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the publication of its new strategy for engagement with China.

Gillian Martin S5O-01657

4. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the potential withdrawal of funding by Aberdeen City Council to the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

Finlay Carson S5O-01658

5. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to promote Galloway's natural features to attract tourists.

Claudia Beamish S5O-01659

6. To ask the Scottish Government what the reason was for the recent closures of tourist information centres across the South Scotland region, and what alternative arrangements it is considering putting in place.

Kenneth Gibson S5O-01660

7. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it will take to promote cold water island tourism in 2018.

Richard Lyle S5O-01661

8. To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out on the possible impact on Scotland of the UK Government's decision not to pursue a hard border with Ireland following Brexit.

Jackson Carlaw S5O-01662

9. To ask the Scottish Government what conversations it has had with BBC Scotland regarding the programming and content for the broadcaster's new digital channel.

Tom Mason S5O-01663

10. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the commitment in last year's Budget to deliver a Scottish Screen Unit in 2017, and a similar commitment in its recent Draft Budget, what assurances it can provide that it will be delivered in 2018.