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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18459: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 28 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-18286 by Graeme Dey on 24 August 2018, how many written parliamentary questions it received in 2017-18, and on how many occasions it issued a holding response.

Answered by: Graeme Dey 25 September 2018

The Scottish Government provides an Quarterly Audit of Parliamentary Questions which are placed in the Parliament’s Reference Centre. Figures take from these audits are as follows:

 

Quarter

Questions answered on time

Questions answered after due date

January - March 2017

2213

195

April - June 2017

1247

116

July - September 2017

1434

113

October - December 2017

2018

135

January - March 2018

2303

218

Total

9215

777