First Minister’s Questions – 22/06/2023

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

Annabelle Ewing
1. [Withdrawn]

Douglas Lumsden S6O-02417
2. To ask the Scottish Government what measures it has in place to ensure that there is full transparency when it comes to the use of public money.

Ash Regan S6O-02418
3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the visual recorded interviews pilot, which involves Police Scotland recording the witness statements of adult and 16- and 17-year-old complainers involving allegations of rape and attempted rape, including any learning from the cases involved as they progressed through the courts.

Martin Whitfield S6O-02419
4. To ask the Scottish Government what support it will give in the academic year 2023-24 for the Rights Respecting Schools Awards programme.

Christine Grahame S6O-02420
5. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether childminding development officers have a significant role to play in supporting and assisting childminders in their professional development.

Fiona Hyslop
6. [Not Lodged]

Claire Baker S6O-02422
7. To ask the Scottish Government how it is promoting and encouraging an increase in employee-owned and co-operative models of businesses as part of the shift to a wellbeing economy.

Maurice Golden S6O-02423
8. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of whether its target for a one third reduction in food waste by 2025 will be met.


12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-02256
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-02257
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Mark Ruskell S6F-02266
3. To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government will recommit to the leadership needed to tackle the climate emergency.

Clare Adamson S6F-02259
4. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government is taking to improve access to sexual health advice.

Jamie Greene S6F-02273
5. To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on whether the Scottish Government is fully committed to improving the safety and condition of all of Scotland’s major roads.

Pam Duncan-Glancy S6F-02272
6. To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government is responding to the ongoing industrial disputes in further and higher education.


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