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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

In May, I asked the First Minister whether, given the decision to develop different Covid-19 phone apps in different parts of the United Kingdom, those apps would be compatible with one anot...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth (South Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning, cabinet secretary. As you said, the most recent annual accounts for Prestwick showed a profit of £3 million, although that profit did not come from ...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

Given that the company made a profit, might it be in a position to start paying back some of the loans?

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

When the sale of Prestwick was first announced, I made the point that it was important that any deal included the repayment of the loans.

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

I am curious about why the new EMA runs only until January. We know that, in the short to medium term, passenger numbers will not return to pre-Covid levels. What is your short to medium-ter...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

In response to the first point, the Government’s budget revision last week explained that, on 23 July, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury confirmed that the Scot...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

Cabinet secretary, you said in response to Oliver Mundell that there are measures in the 2019 act to give councils powers to run bus services themselves. Why are ...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

Cabinet secretary, you said that you had repurposed £39 million of active travel funding because councils would not be able to spend it. I have not heard a single...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

I will follow on from Peter Chapman’s questions. A key component of the Agriculture (Retained EU Law and Data) (Scotland) Act 2020 is pilot schemes for new approa...

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020 View PDF version
Colin Smyth

I turn to the wider rural economy beyond agriculture. It is clear that Covid will be with us for some time to come, so there will be an urgent need for tailored s...

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