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Portfolio Questions (Virtual)

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Portfolio Questions (Virtual)

January 21, 2021 13:59

 

Rural Economy and Tourism

Mary Fee S5O-04921
1. To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to tourism businesses in the West Scotland region in light of the current COVID-19 restrictions.

Maurice Corry S5O-04922
2. To ask the Scottish Government what support it plans to provide to the tourism industry in light of the uncertainty that businesses face in their decision-making for this year’s summer season.

Kenneth Gibson S5O-04923
3. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the recommendations of Lord Bew’s agriculture funding review.

Rona Mackay S5O-04924
4. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the continued operation of VAT-free shopping for international tourists visiting Scotland.

Bill Kidd S5O-04925
5. To ask the Scottish Government what support it has provided to businesses in the food and drink sector whose operations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annabelle Ewing S5O-04926
6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the impact of Brexit on the salmon industry.

Rachael Hamilton S5O-04927
7. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the gene editing of crop varieties in order to deliver greater food production and achieve environmental targets.

John Scott S5O-04928
8. To ask the Scottish Government what recent meetings it has had with representatives of the tourism industry, and what was discussed.


Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity

Patrick Harvie S5O-04929
1. To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to redirect investment from unsustainable modes of transport and into modes that are considered more sustainable, including rail infrastructure.

Oliver Mundell S5O-04930
2. To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made with dualling the A75.

Claire Baker S5O-04931
3. To ask the Scottish Government what action is being taken to reduce the impact of any closures of the Queensferry Crossing.

Monica Lennon
4. [Not Lodged]

Anas Sarwar S5O-04933
5. To ask the Scottish Government what additional support is being provided to protect frontline public transport staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richard Lyle S5O-04934
6. To ask the Scottish Government when soundproof fencing will be erected on the Uddingston section of the M74.

Liz Smith S5O-04935
7. To ask the Scottish Government when the Edinburgh-Perth railway line will be upgraded.

Margaret Mitchell S5O-04936
8. To ask the Scottish Government when the next evaluation will be carried out of the M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements project, in line with the Scottish Trunk Road Infrastructure Project Evaluation guidance.


Justice and the Law Officers

Shona Robison S5O-04937
1. To ask the Scottish Government what the impact will be on security and safety in Scotland of no longer having access to EU security protocols and law enforcement organisations, including the European Arrest Warrant, Europol and Eurojust.

Alison Harris S5O-04938
2. To ask the Scottish Government how many house parties police have called on to disperse since the current COVID-19 lockdown was imposed.

Keith Brown S5O-04939
3. To ask the Scottish Government what guidance it has produced regarding the provision of education in prisons under the current COVID-19 restrictions.

Johann Lamont S5O-04940
4. To ask the Scottish Government what involvement the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and his officials had in the development of the draft guidance on collecting data on sex and gender.

John Mason S5O-04941
5. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the decision by the Lord President to reduce the number of criminal trials, what further support it will provide to victims.

Alex Cole-Hamilton S5O-04942
6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on Police Scotland's enforcement of the current COVID-19 restrictions.

Mark Ruskell S5O-04943
7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the roll-out of providing naloxone for frontline police officers to respond to suspected overdoses.

Graham Simpson S5O-04944
8. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Scottish Prison Service’s annual report for 2019-20.