First Minister’s Questions – 14/03/2024

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

Bob Doris S6O-03206
1. To ask the Scottish Government, other than the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner and Scottish Public Services Ombudsman, what mechanisms exist to support the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service to improve its practices, processes and decision making.

Mark Griffin S6O-03207
2. To ask the Scottish Government how it is working with North Lanarkshire Council to improve the school estate.

Ross Greer
3. [Not Lodged]

Sue Webber S6O-03209
4. To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has for any major rail development projects beyond the end of 2024.

Brian Whittle S6O-03210
5. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that Scotland’s further education sector is aligned with the needs of businesses within the renewables sector and other industries associated with the green economy.

Collette Stevenson
6. [Withdrawn]

Colin Smyth S6O-03212
7. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve the accessibility for disabled people of train stations in Dumfries and Galloway.

Neil Bibby S6O-03213
8. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the creation of a national online support platform to expand music learning for children and young people in Scotland.


12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-02907
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-02908
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Gillian Mackay S6F-02931
3. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the current 40 Days for Life protests.

Stephanie Callaghan
4. [Withdrawn]

Jamie Greene S6F-02921
5. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government will take in response to reported statistics showing that nearly one in five probationary teachers left the Teacher Induction Scheme in 2023.

Jackie Baillie S6F-02918
6. To ask the First Minister what urgent action is being taken to address long waits in A&E departments, in light of reports that over 7,300 patients waited for more than a day in 2023, with some waiting much longer.

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