First Minister’s Questions – 25/05/2023

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

Edward Mountain S6O-02284
1. To ask the Scottish Government where the new acute general teaching hospitals will be built over the next 10 years.

Clare Adamson S6O-02285
2. To ask the Scottish Government how it can support the Sudanese community living in Scotland, in light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Sudan.

Collette Stevenson S6O-02286
3. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met with South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership, and what was discussed.

Brian Whittle S6O-02287
4. To ask the Scottish Government how it is ensuring that opportunities for continuing professional development are regularly available to healthcare professionals.

Katy Clark S6O-02288
5. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to modernise the fire estate.

Tess White
6. [Withdrawn]

Evelyn Tweed S6O-02290
7. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the culture secretary has had with ministerial colleagues regarding what support it can provide to communities to establish and operate community-owned libraries.

Sharon Dowey S6O-02291
8. To ask the Scottish Government what action is being taken to improve patient access to dental services.


12:00pm First Minister’s Questions

Douglas Ross S6F-02141
1. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Anas Sarwar S6F-02142
2. Question to be taken in Chamber.

Graham Simpson S6F-02152
3. To ask the First Minister for what reason consultants have reportedly been hired to advise on the next Clyde and Hebrides ferry contract.

Rona Mackay S6F-02169
4. To ask the First Minister what assessment the Scottish Government has made of the role of social media in encouraging violence towards pupils and teachers in schools.

Claire Baker S6F-02164
5. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to reports of world-leading dementia expert, Craig Ritchie, leaving the NHS and his comments referring to problems with infrastructure and blockages in the system.

Ross Greer S6F-02173
6. To ask the First Minister what impact the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund is having on communities on Arran.


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