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Portfolio Questions

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Portfolio Questions

September 23, 2020 14:00

 

Education and Skills

Jackie Baillie S5O-04609
1. To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to provide the outdoor learning and youth work sector with the financial support required to prevent the permanent closure of outdoor residential centres.

Alex Cole-Hamilton S5O-04610
2. To ask the Scottish Government what additional measures it is considering to support pupils and teachers who were shielding before the return to school.

Maurice Golden S5O-04611
3. To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has undertaken of the impact of COVID-19 on the attainment gap.

Bill Kidd S5O-04612
4. To ask the Scottish Government what the procedure and timescale is for probationary teachers to secure posts in schools.

Murdo Fraser S5O-04613
5. To ask the Scottish Government what measures it has put in place in schools to reinforce the message that pupils need to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Liam Kerr S5O-04614
6. To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made with its commitment to recruit 850 extra teachers and around 200 additional support staff to help schools deal with the pressures arising from their reopening following the lockdown.

Johann Lamont S5O-04615
7. To ask the Scottish Government what support it has provided to disabled children and young people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anas Sarwar
8. [Withdrawn]


Health and Sport

Bob Doris S5O-04617
1. To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made on ensuring that a range of treatment options are available for people living with addiction.

Maureen Watt S5O-04618
2. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to reassure people in the north east and elsewhere that signing up to the Protect Scotland app does not make them more at risk of scamming.

Alison Johnstone S5O-04619
3. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to Common Weal’s paper, Warning Lights: Ten Actions for Covid Elimination .

Claudia Beamish S5O-04620
4. To ask the Scottish Government what measures it is taking to restore chronic pain treatment services, in light of official statistics for the quarter ending 30 June 2020, which recorded that over half of new patients waited over 18 weeks for a first appointment.

Fulton MacGregor S5O-04621
5. To ask the Scottish Government what financial support it has put in place for NHS dentists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clare Adamson S5O-04622
6. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that suicide prevention support services are still available to people in light of the recent lockdown measures.

John Scott S5O-04623
7. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with NHS Ayrshire and Arran regarding measures to control the spread of COVID-19.

Dean Lockhart S5O-04624
8. To ask the Scottish Government what support it is giving to small community-based football clubs that are facing financial difficulties and closure due to the COVID-19 crisis.