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Scottish Parliament – First Minister’s Questions.
11:40am General Questions
Pam Duncan-Glancy S6O-00396
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether the “20-metre rule” within eligibility criteria for disability benefits is dignified, fair, respectful and consistent with the values of Social Security Scotland.
Karen Adam S6O-00397
2. To ask the Scottish Government what reassurances it can give to any veterans facing challenges in relation to their local healthcare, housing and accessibility needs.
Joe FitzPatrick S6O-00398
3. To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to reported calls for licensees to be required to provide alcohol sales data to their local licensing board.
David Torrance S6O-00400
5. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to emphasise the harmful effects of tobacco as part of its aim to reduce smoking and protect public health.
Neil Bibby S6O-00401
6. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with trade unions regarding the impact of winter pressures on the NHS workforce.
Jeremy Balfour S6O-00402
7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it recognises long COVID as a disability.
James Dornan S6O-00403
8. To ask the Scottish Government what it considers to be the underlying strengths of any economic growth in Scotland.
9. [Not Lodged]
Jamie Greene S6O-00405
10. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that the number of drugs tests taking place in prisons has fallen considerably since 2018.
12:00pm First Minister’s Questions
Douglas Ross S6F-00453
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.
Anas Sarwar S6F-00454
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.
Kaukab Stewart S6F-00470
3. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government anticipates the lasting impact of COP26 will be for the people of Glasgow and Scotland.
Pauline McNeill S6F-00472
4. To ask the First Minister what assessment the Scottish Government has made of the impact of reduced face-to-face advocacy services on vulnerable people, such as victims of domestic abuse.
Stuart McMillan S6F-00467
5. To ask the First Minister what consideration the Scottish Government has given to increasing the minimum unit price for alcohol.
Mark Griffin S6F-00463
6. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government is taking to support tenants, in light of University of Glasgow research indicating that around a quarter of private tenants are in arrears, totalling around £126 million.
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