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
Sue Webber S6O-03078
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the most recent Police Scotland Officer and Staff Numbers statistics showing the number of police officers in Police Scotland’s Edinburgh division.
Fulton MacGregor S6O-03079
2. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure the availability of psychological services for all who need them.
Liz Smith S6O-03080
3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it has conducted an analysis of the potential impact that its 2024-25 Budget will have on primary care services.
Russell Findlay S6O-03081
4. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry, what its response is to reports that Scottish Government decisions appeared to have been taken for “purely political” reasons, including comments made by the former First Minister’s chief of staff regarding seeking a “good old-fashioned rammy” with the UK Government.
Bill Kidd S6O-03082
5. To ask the Scottish Government what criteria it considers when determining how to allocate funding for humanitarian aid in situations such as those in Gaza.
David Torrance S6O-03083
6. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that all legal predator control is carried out in a way that is consistent with best practice in animal welfare standards.
Alasdair Allan S6O-03084
7. To ask the Scottish Government what support will be put in place to assist local authorities in establishing “areas of linguistic significance”, as set out in the Scottish Languages Bill. The Member has provided the following Gaelic translation: Gus faighneachd do Riaghaltas na h-Alba de an taic a bhios ann do dh’ughdarrasan ionadail a tha airson àitichean a tha “sònraichte a thaobh chànain” a stèidheachadh, mar a chaidh a chuir an làthair ann am Bile nan Cànan Albannach.
Rona Mackay S6O-03085
8. To ask the Scottish Government when the project board that is being formed to oversee the consideration of future funding for violence against women services will next meet.
12:00pm First Minister’s Questions
Douglas Ross S6F-02792
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.
Anas Sarwar S6F-02793
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.
Craig Hoy S6F-02813
3. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the Scottish Information Commissioner’s intervention into its use and retention of informal communications, in light of the UK Covid-19 Inquiry.
Jim Fairlie S6F-02821
4. To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on what progress the Scottish Government has made towards implementing the recommendations of the COVID-19 Recovery Committee’s report, Long COVID .
Monica Lennon S6F-02810
5. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the Who Cares? Scotland research report, Is Scotland Keeping the Promise? , which reportedly indicates that, on the fourth anniversary of the publication of The Promise, key pledges made to care experienced people are not being fulfilled.
Ariane Burgess S6F-02798
6. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government is taking to strengthen enforcement powers in relation to long-term empty homes.
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