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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

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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 26 May 2024
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Question reference: S6W-26027

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 07 March 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 15 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-25697 by Joe FitzPatrick on 4 March 2024, what criteria are used for awarding funding through the Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme.

Question reference: S6W-26028

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 07 March 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 15 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-25697 by Joe FitzPatrick on 4 March 2024, how much funding has been awarded through the (a) Regeneration Capital Grant Fund and (b) Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme in the last five years, broken down by local authority area.

Question reference: S6W-26021

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 07 March 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 15 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-25697 by Joe FitzPatrick on 4 March 2024, what the provisional deadline is for the next round of Regeneration Capital Grant funding, and how this will be advertised to groups within the Cowdenbeath constituency.

Question reference: S6O-03218

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 13 March 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 20 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the culture secretary has had with ministerial colleagues regarding what cultural events and activities it has planned to mark the 40th anniversary of the miners’ strike. 

Question reference: S6W-25859

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 28 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Gillian Martin on 5 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what engagement it has had with the operators at Mossmorran on future plans to reduce emissions.

Question reference: S6W-25697

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 23 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 4 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government when the next round of Regeneration Capital Grant funding will open to applications, and how much funding will be made available.

Question reference: S6O-03173

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Wednesday, 28 February 2024
  • Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 7 March 2024

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the improvement plan for the Fife Circle railway line. 

Question reference: S6W-25407

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 08 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Angela Constance on 27 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to mark the 40th anniversary of the miners' strike in Scotland.

Question reference: S6W-25436

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 09 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Angela Constance on 27 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports that the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) turned down requests from the professor of criminology, Joe Phoenix, to participate in its policy review on the management of transgender people in custody on three occasions, whether the SPS did turn down such requests, and, if so, for what reason.

Question reference: S6W-25411

  • Asked by: Annabelle Ewing, MSP for Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: Friday, 09 February 2024
  • Current Status: Answered by Paul McLennan on 27 February 2024

To ask the Scottish Government what funding it has made available to Fife Council from the Ukraine Longer Term Resettlement Fund.