Skip to main content

Language: English / Gàidhlig

Loading…

Seòmar agus comataidhean

Questions and answers

Parliamentary questions can be asked by any MSP to the Scottish Government or the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body. The questions provide a means for MSPs to get factual and statistical information.

  • Written questions must be answered within 10 working days (20 working days during recess)
  • Other questions such as Topical, Portfolio, General and First Minister's Question Times are taken in the Chamber

Urgent Questions aren't included in the Question and Answers search.  There is a SPICe fact sheet listing Urgent and emergency questions.

Find out more about parliamentary questions

Criathragan Hide all filters

Dates of parliamentary sessions
  1. Session 1: 12 May 1999 to 31 March 2003
  2. Session 2: 7 May 2003 to 2 April 2007
  3. Session 3: 9 May 2007 to 22 March 2011
  4. Session 4: 11 May 2011 to 23 March 2016
  5. Session 5: 12 May 2016 to 5 May 2021
  6. Current session: 12 May 2021 to 20 May 2024
Answer status
Question type

Displaying 853 questions Show Answers

|

Question reference: S6T-01995

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Monday, 20 May 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 21 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it has reportedly withdrawn all funding for the National Parent Forum of Scotland.

Question reference: S6W-27636

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 16 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 3 June 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has set a target for the number of people accessing its teaching bursary scheme.

Question reference: S6W-27637

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 16 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 3 June 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has considered introducing a target for the number of people accessing the teaching bursary scheme.

Question reference: S6W-27635

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 16 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 3 June 2024

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have used the teaching bursary scheme to facilitate career changes into teacher training since its extension in 2023.

Question reference: S6W-27564

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 15 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 31 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it can provide assurances that Strengthening Communities Programme funding will be released without any further delay.

Question reference: S6W-27562

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 15 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 31 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to provide funding to the Strengthening Communities Programme beyond 31 March 2025.

Question reference: S6W-27563

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 15 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 31 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it has reportedly not released the 2024 Strengthening Communities Programme funding to Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS).

Question reference: S6W-27512

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Tuesday, 14 May 2024
  • Current Status: Answer expected on 30 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its Programme for Government 2021-22 commitment, whether it still plans to recruit 3,500 teachers and 500 classroom assistants, over and above the 1,400 teachers recruited during the COVID-19 pandemic, in the current parliamentary session.

Question reference: S6W-27000

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 25 April 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 10 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what it discussed in its meetings with Glasgow City Council on (a) 19 and (b) 27 February 2024 regarding teacher numbers, and whether a minute of each meeting exists.

Question reference: S6W-27082

  • Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, MSP for Glasgow, Scottish Labour
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 25 April 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 10 May 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-26786 by Jenny Gilruth on 25 April 2024, what its position is on Glasgow City Council's reported plan to substantially reduce the number of teacher posts.