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Portfolio Questions

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Portfolio Questions

September 12, 2018 13:30

 

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

James Kelly S5O-02329
1. To ask the Scottish Government what initiatives it plans to improve the environment in South Lanarkshire.

Jenny Gilruth S5O-02330
2. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Scottish Coastal Rubbish Aerial Photography project.

Clare Adamson S5O-02331
3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the establishment of a deposit return scheme.

Iain Gray S5O-02332
4. To ask the Scottish Government how it monitors and shares data on chemicals of environmental concern, particularly chemicals that are closely related to those that are already restricted.

Colin Smyth S5O-02333
5. To ask the Scottish Government by what date it will respond to the results of its consultation on improving the protection of wild mammals.

John Finnie S5O-02334
6. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to environmental protection concerns regarding proposals to mechanically harvest kelp by dredging.

Graham Simpson S5O-02335
7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress towards its 90% carbon reduction target, and how it will ensure that households change their energy usage behaviour to reduce domestic carbon emissions in order to meet this target.

Mark Griffin
8. [Not Lodged]

Adam Tomkins S5O-02337
9. To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making with its policy to tackle climate change, and whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to expand the electric vehicle charging infrastructure as part of this.

Lewis Macdonald S5O-02338
10. To ask the Scottish Government how it expects its new Biodiversity Challenge Fund to support the protection of curlews.


Rural Economy

Murdo Fraser S5O-02339
1. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to encourage a new generation of farmers into the agricultural industry.

Rona Mackay S5O-02340
2. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met the UK Government to discuss the impact of Brexit on farming and food production in Scotland.

Linda Fabiani S5O-02341
3. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding maintaining Scotland’s protected food names and geographical indications following Brexit.

David Torrance S5O-02342
4. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to help small food retailers and convenience stores to provide healthy food options to local communities.

Angus MacDonald S5O-02343
5. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to help farmers and crofters cope with the impact of adverse weather.

Claire Baker S5O-02344
6. To ask the Scottish Government what progress it is making with its ambitions for the food and drink sector.

Gordon MacDonald S5O-02345
7. To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to develop the food and drink sector, including through the tourism industry.

Finlay Carson S5O-02346
8. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to support the food and drinks industry.

Jeremy Balfour S5O-02347
9. To ask the Scottish Government when it expects to pay out in full all claims for CAP Pillar 2 support for 2017-18.

Michelle Ballantyne S5O-02348
10. To ask the Scottish Government what support it plans to put in place to assist farmers from 2019 onwards.