John’s PQs on Scottish Government Land and MPAs

Question S4W-23167: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government who would deal with a complaint from a member of the public about the misuse of greenfield and agricultural land in its ownership or control.

Question S4W-23166: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government which of its directorates are responsible for (a) greenfield and (b) agricultural land in its ownership or control.

Question S4W-23165: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government when it will produce a register of all land assets in its ownership or control.

Question S4W-23164: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider a moratorium on the disposal of land that it owns or controls pending the development of a land use and food production policy that includes details of the assets that it has held, the disposal of such assets and their subsequent use.

Question S4W-23163: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S4W-22861 by Derek Mackay on 13 November 2014, whether it considers that it can meaningfully contribute to a debate on land use and food production.

Question S4W-23136: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the membership of the board of Marine Scotland.

Question S4W-23135: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact on jobs if the three mile fisheries limit for all mobile gear around the Scottish coast were reinstated.

Question S4W-23134: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to assess the impact of Norway’s ban on scallop dredging.

Question S4W-23133: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason Marine Protected Areas apply fishing restrictions to certain species rather than managing the overall ecology of the designated areas.

Question S4W-23132: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to publish Technical Report: Economic Impact of Recreational Sea Angling in Scotland (the Radford report).

Question S4W-23131: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government what role Scottish Natural Heritage plays in setting the parameters of a Marine Protected Area.

Question S4W-23130: John Finnie, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on scallop dredging.