First Minister’s Questions – 08/06/2023

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

Stuart McMillan S6O-02348
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that local authorities have encountered difficulties in engaging electric vehicle charger contractors to repair EV charge points.

Gillian Mackay S6O-02349
2. To ask the Scottish Government what support it can provide to the Forth Bike scheme and its partners, in the light of the scheme ceasing to operate.

Emma Harper S6O-02350
3. To ask the Scottish Government through which means rural communities can object to any of its proposed policies that would have a direct impact on their local sources of employment, culture or natural environment.

Neil Bibby S6O-02351
4. To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to prevent recent cuts to bus services in Renfrewshire.

Carol Mochan S6O-02352
5. To ask the Scottish Government what value it places on resourcing community sport as part of efforts to eradicate health inequalities.

Karen Adam S6O-02353
6. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of Pride Month, what it is doing to tackle any discrimination against LGBT+ people.

Sandesh Gulhane S6O-02354
7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it has assessed the economic impact on businesses of the changes to the Deposit Return Scheme that it announced on 18 April 2023.

Oliver Mundell S6O-02355
8. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to address reported financial and staffing pressures in NHS Dumfries and Galloway.


12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-02203
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-02204
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Alex Cole-Hamilton S6F-02214
3. To ask the First Minister when the Cabinet will next meet.

Karen Adam S6F-02205
4. To ask the First Minister, in light of it being Carers Week, what the Scottish Government is doing to support carers across Scotland.

Edward Mountain S6F-02211
5. To ask the First Minister whether extra resources will be made available to local authorities for additional rangers to help with the reported upcoming tourist influx in rural Scotland.

Claire Baker S6F-02208
6. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the position set out by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, in its Concluding Observations on the combined sixth and seventh reports of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland , regarding the legal minimum age of marriage in Scotland.


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