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Portfolio Questions

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Portfolio Questions

November 14, 2018 14:00

 

Rural Economy

Liz Smith S5O-02539
1. To ask the Scottish Government how many farmers have received payments under the National Basic Payment Support Scheme since August 2018.

Joan McAlpine S5O-02540
2. To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting the Rural Parliament, which is being held in Stranraer.

Rona Mackay S5O-02541
3. To ask the Scottish Government how its food tourism action plan will aim to support producers.

Brian Whittle S5O-02542
4. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that farmers have access to public procurement contracts for food.

Maureen Watt S5O-02543
5. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the fish processing industry in the north east regarding training workers to make best use of exiting the CFP.

Richard Lyle S5O-02544
6. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to mitigate the potential impact of the closure of the Cairngorm funicular railway on the area's economy.

Angus MacDonald S5O-02545
7. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with AHDB, industry representatives and the UK Government regarding the impact of a no-deal Brexit on Scottish seed potato exports.

Alex Rowley S5O-02546
8. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether the salmon industry's reported plan to expand production by up to 400,000 tonnes by 2030 is economically and ecologically viable.

Neil Bibby S5O-02547
9. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to support the food and drink industry.

Iain Gray
10. [Not Lodged]


Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Mark Ruskell S5O-02549
1. To ask the Scottish Government what the expected demand will be for the incineration of waste following the ban on sending biodegradable waste to landfill in 2021.

Andy Wightman S5O-02550
2. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it or the Grouse Moor Management Group has made of the environmental impact of hill tracks constructed on open moorland.

Gillian Martin S5O-02551
3. To ask the Scottish Government what issues it expects to be given priority at the UN Climate Change Conference in December.

Rhoda Grant S5O-02552
4. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the forthcoming ban on the burning of plastics on farms, what contingency plans it has should the market approach to recycling farm plastic not work.

Elaine Smith S5O-02553
5. To ask the Scottish Government what action the Environment Secretary is taking to enable people from deprived areas to access woodland areas.

Annabelle Ewing S5O-02554
6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on SEPA's investigation into the Mossmorran petrochemical plant.

Finlay Carson
7. [Not Lodged]

James Kelly S5O-02556
8. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce carbon emissions in South Lanarkshire.

Kenneth Gibson S5O-02557
9. To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of the world’s carbon output is from Scotland, and what it plans to reduce this to by 2050.

Kezia Dugdale S5O-02558
10. To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out of the impact of fireworks on animal welfare, and whether it plans to amend the fireworks regulations to take account of this.