Join us for First Minister’s Questions live from the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood, starting with General Questions to Ministers.
Scottish Parliament – First Minister’s Questions.
11:40am General Questions
Maurice Golden S6O-02188
1. To ask the Scottish Government how it is improving data gathering in relation to health outcomes.
Fulton MacGregor S6O-02189
2. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the plans for a pilot scheme to provide free school meals in secondary schools.
Monica Lennon S6O-02190
3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will introduce a Scottish Child Payment top-up for parents under the age of 25 who are in receipt of Universal Credit, as called for by the End Young Parent Poverty campaign, in light of it reportedly being supported by more than 30 charities and civil society groups.
Willie Rennie S6O-02191
4. To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to reverse the reported decline of NHS dentistry.
Rona Mackay S6O-02192
5. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Digital Prescribing and Dispensing Pathways programme.
Alexander Stewart S6O-02193
6. To ask the Scottish Government which victims groups it has consulted with on its proposed Victims, Witnesses, and Justice Reform (Scotland) Bill.
Sharon Dowey S6O-02194
7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will increase funding for hospices to ensure that they can manage any rising costs, in light of the reported increase in the number of people in need of palliative care.
Ivan McKee S6O-02195
8. To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to local authorities to tackle child hunger during the school holidays.
12:00pm First Minister’s Questions
Douglas Ross S6F-02056
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.
Anas Sarwar S6F-02057
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.
Russell Findlay S6F-02070
3. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government plans to take in light of his declared support for the Daily Record’s “Our Kids … Our Future” campaign to tackle violence against young people.
Collette Stevenson S6F-02064
4. To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on the anti-poverty summit that took place on Wednesday 3 May.
Brian Whittle S6F-02067
5. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to a recent report suggesting that current forestry grant funding rules are supporting projects that are harmful to peatlands, and which, as a result, generate more CO2 than they sequester.
Karen Adam S6F-02068
6. To ask the First Minister, in light of this being Deaf Awareness Week, what work the Scottish Government is undertaking to ensure that deaf people have their communication needs met.
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