First Minister’s Questions – 16/05/2024

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

Daniel Johnson S6O-03444
1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on how it is ensuring that those awarded public sector contracts and grants meet its Fair Work First requirements, including the payment of the real Living Wage.

Richard Leonard S6O-03445
2. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with the owners of the Grangemouth refinery, its workers and trade unions regarding the future of the site.

Paul O’Kane S6O-03446
3. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Bill Kidd S6O-03447
4. To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with Renfrewshire Council regarding the timetable for the joining up of the sections that will form the Renfrew Bridge, which will cross the River Clyde to Yoker.

Roz McCall S6O-03448
5. To ask the Scottish Government what action it can take to ensure that tourism is inclusive and accessible for all.

Kate Forbes
6. [Withdrawn]

Pauline McNeill S6O-03450
7. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Glasgow City Council and representatives of the taxi trade, in light of reports of potentially significant job losses in the sector as a result of the implementation of the Low Emission Zone.

Katy Clark S6O-03451
8. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the redevelopment of Ardrossan Harbour.

 

12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-03115
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-03116
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Alex Cole-Hamilton S6F-03120
3. To ask the First Minister when the Cabinet will next meet.

Evelyn Tweed S6F-03117
4. To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to raise awareness of the issue of sextortion, in light of the recent issuing of an urgent warning by the National Crime Agency to education providers across the UK.

Edward Mountain S6F-03119
5. To ask the First Minister, in light of the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service contract expiring in September, when the Scottish Government will publish the tender process for the new contract.

Bob Doris S6F-03123
6. To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on any risks presented by whooping cough in Scotland, in light of reports of increased infection rates and infant deaths in the UK.

Rhoda Grant S6F-03136
7. To ask the First Minister, in light of reports that only four homes have been approved nationally under the affordable housing initiative for key workers scheme, whether he will provide an update on what efforts the Scottish Government will make to address the reported housing crisis in rural and island areas.

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