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Portfolio Questions

Portfolio Questions

June 27, 2018 14:00

 

Communities, Social Security and Equalities

Claire Baker S5O-02269

1. To ask the Scottish Government how many people in Mid Scotland and Fife are in receipt of support from the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Miles Briggs S5O-02270

2. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce loneliness and isolation among older people.

Bob Doris S5O-02271

3. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the report by Crisis, Everybody In: How to end homelessness in Great Britain (2018) .

Neil Bibby S5O-02272

4. To ask the Scottish Government when the Minister for Local Government and Housing last met East Dunbartonshire Council and what issues were discussed.

Murdo Fraser S5O-02273

5. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to tackle the recent rise in homelessness.

Tom Arthur S5O-02274

6. To ask the Scottish Government what impact it anticipates the roll-out of universal credit will have on people in the Renfrewshire South constituency.

Stuart McMillan S5O-02275

7. To ask the Scottish Government how many affordable homes it plans to build in Inverclyde with local housing associations by 2021.

Linda Fabiani S5O-02276

8. To ask the Scottish Government when it will next meet the UK Government ministers responsible for social security.

Annie Wells S5O-02277

9. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle hate crime.

Gillian Martin S5O-02278

10. To ask the Scottish Government how it defines “free access” to period products in schools, colleges and universities.

Patrick Harvie S5O-02279

11. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle discrimination and prejudice based on immigration status.

Dean Lockhart S5O-02280

12. To ask the Scottish Government how it defines social enterprise for the purposes of providing public funding, support or other assistance to relevant organisations.

Jenny Marra S5O-02281

13. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on OSCR’s call for more powers of intervention.

Oliver Mundell S5O-02282

14. To ask the Scottish Government what recent analysis has taken place regarding the use of temporary accommodation.

David Torrance S5O-02283

15. To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making with removing child burial and cremation fees.

Joan McAlpine S5O-02284

16. To ask the Scottish Government how much it is providing in 2018-19 through the Empowering Communities Fund.

Neil Findlay S5O-02285

17. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to engage with and empower communities in West Lothian.

Margaret Mitchell S5O-02286

18. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking ensure that there are more BSL interpreters.

Adam Tomkins S5O-02287

19. To ask the Scottish Government, further to its response to the Local Government and Communities Committee’s stage 1 report on the Planning (Scotland) Bill, what its position is on whether there is a case for extending the Agent of Change principle and for placing it on a statutory footing.

Kenneth Gibson S5O-02288

20. To ask the Scottish Government what the impact of universal credit has been in North Ayrshire.