Latest questions tabled by Rhoda

4 september 2016

Rhoda has tabled the following questions for written answer :

 To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that all farmers applying for CAP funding in 2017-18 receive the correct materials to carry out the required mapping processes.

To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to secure a fair share of the red meat levy.

To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made in establishing a dairy farmers' crisis task force to address challenges facing the sector.

To ask the Scottish Government what communications it has had with the UK Government relating to releasing CAP convergence funds to Scottish farmers.

To ask the Scottish Government what plans are in place to ensure that the Scottish fishing quota is retained by active fishermen.

To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with representatives of the Scottish fishing industry on the phased implementation of the discard ban.

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to set up a new entrants scheme for fishermen.

To ask the Scottish Government when a Scottish landings target will be set for fishermen.

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with organisations relating to the repatriation of the seafish levy.

To ask the Scottish Government when it will designate the Haaf Net fishery as a historic fishery.

To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made toward the implementation of its first national marine plan.

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment at page 26 of the SNP manifesto, what stage it has reached in taking forward the recommendations of the report, Building on Success: Deepening Collaboration, Food and Drink in Scotland.

To ask the Scottish Government when it will put in place the £5 million fund to promote island and regional food and drink brands referred to on page 26 of the 2016 SNP manifesto.


To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment at page 26 of the SNP manifesto, what plans it has to increase the supply and demand for organic food.

To ask the Scottish Government what plans are in place to appoint the national chef referred to on page 26 of the 2016 SNP manifesto.

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment at page 26 of the SNP manifesto, how it will encourage local authorities to procure Scottish produce.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the details of its plans to increase access to land for food growing purposes referred to at page 26 of the SNP manifesto.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the details of its plans to revisit the health and nutrition legislative framework for school meals referred to at page 26 of the SNP manifesto.

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the details of its plans to introduce the joint food industry supply-chain and public sector procurement taskforce referred to at page 26 of the SNP manifesto, including how the group will be constituted.