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Portfolio Questions

Thursday 16 March 2023 2:00 PM


Social Justice, Housing and Local Government Fulton MacGregor S6O-02012 1. To ask the Scottish Government how it is promoting the current consultation on the mobility component of the Adult Disability Payment, in light of reported concerns of campaigners that the eligibility criteria unfairly downgrade benefits for those with conditions such as MS. Ariane Burgess S6O-02013 2. To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made on delivering the Bute House Agreement commitment to ensure that community housing trusts are adequately funded so that they can support the delivery of enhanced rural home building plans. Paul O'Kane S6O-02014 3. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle any economic inequalities faced by unpaid carers. Katy Clark S6O-02015 4. To ask the Scottish Government whether it has plans to reform the compulsory purchase order process to make it easier to convert empty buildings into council housing. Ash Regan 5. [Not Lodged] Monica Lennon S6O-02017 6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with its Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, including in relation to expanding free school meal provision. Siobhian Brown S6O-02018 7. To ask the Scottish Government what its assessment is of any potential impact that the UK Government’s proposed Illegal Migration Bill could have on devolved social justice powers and the duties of Scottish local authorities. Tess White S6O-02019 8. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support local authorities to ensure that the provision of local services, including swimming pools and leisure centres, meets the needs of local communities.

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