First Minister’s Questions – 12/01/2023

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

Jackie Baillie S6O-01764
1. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to protect primary care services, in light of reports showing the workforce and demand pressures on general practice.

Gordon MacDonald S6O-01765
2. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met with the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Liam Kerr S6O-01766
3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its response to the Climate Change Committee’s reports, Progress in reducing emissions in Scotland – 2022 Report to Parliament and Scottish Emissions Targets – first five-yearly review.

Michelle Thomson S6O-01767
4. To ask the Scottish Government what steps are being taken to reduce bladder cancer deaths.

Willie Rennie S6O-01768
5. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what it is doing to support young people’s mental health services, including in colleges and universities.

Pauline McNeill
6. [Withdrawn]

Emma Harper
7. [Not Lodged]

Richard Leonard S6O-01771
8. To ask the Scottish Government when it expects the replacement booking system for CalMac to be fully operational.


12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-01678
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-01679
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Alex Cole-Hamilton S6F-01684
3. To ask the First Minister when the Cabinet will next meet.

Fiona Hyslop S6F-01689
4. To ask the First Minister what the implications for Scotland and the Scottish Government are following Met Office reports that temperatures in Scotland and the UK reached the highest on record in 2022.

Liam Kerr S6F-01680
5. To ask the First Minister for what reason two ferries, which will serve Islay, are being built in Turkey.

Neil Bibby S6F-01697
6. To ask the First Minister, in light of the extension of bus fare caps in England, whether the Scottish Government supports capping bus fares in Scotland for those aged between 22 and 60.


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