First Minister’s Questions – 07/09/2023

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

Ben Macpherson S6O-02480
1. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support the City of Edinburgh Council and other organisations to provide suitable temporary accommodation and more social housing in Edinburgh.

Collette Stevenson S6O-02481
2. To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made towards the introduction of speed awareness courses, among other diversion schemes for driving offences, as an alternative to prosecution.

Marie McNair S6O-02482
3. To ask the Scottish Government when it anticipates it will receive the Scottish Law Commission’s findings and recommendations arising from its consultation on damages for personal injury.

John Mason S6O-02483
4. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the potential introduction of strict liability in Scottish football.

Ross Greer S6O-02484
5. To ask the Scottish Government what steps are being taken to eliminate sexual harassment in schools.

Willie Rennie S6O-02485
6. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that increasing numbers of dentists are leaving the NHS.

Roz McCall S6O-02486
7. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve hospital services across NHS Fife.

Edward Mountain S6O-02487
8. To ask the Scottish Government what additional resources will be made available to NHS Highland, in light of reports of an estimated annual overspend of over £55 million.


12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-02315
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-02316
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Liam Kerr S6F-02318
3. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to data showing that the attainment gap has increased.

Emma Harper S6F-02343
4. To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on the steps that are being taken to reduce drug deaths in Scotland.

Michael Marra S6F-02323
5. To ask the First Minister, following the publication of NHS Tayside’s Due Diligence Review of Documentation Held Relating to Professor Eljamel , whether the Scottish Government will immediately approve an independent public inquiry.

Ross Greer S6F-02348
6. To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government plans to maximise the economic benefits, including the number of new jobs, that result from any growth in renewable energy sources, including onshore wind.


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