Parliament Live from Holyrood – 10/03/2021
Parliament Live from Holyrood including a Motion of No Confidence and the Hate Crime and Public Order Bill Stage 3 Proceedings.
2:00pm – Topical Questions
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform
James Dornan S5O-05090
1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking regarding the consideration of protection for flapper skate.
Mark Ruskell S5O-05091
2. To ask the Scottish Government how it is protecting cetaceans from disturbance and injury caused by acoustic deterrent devices.
Alison Johnstone S5O-05092
3. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on working towards making Scotland the world’s first rewilding nation.
Iain Gray S5O-05093
4. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with East Lothian Council regarding its Climate Change Strategy 2020-2025.
Neil Findlay S5O-05094
5. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the action it is taking to tackle littering.
Edward Mountain S5O-05095
6. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the recommendation by the Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change that policies for the agricultural sector must be created rapidly to protect the environment and meet emissions targets.
Fulton MacGregor S5O-05096
7. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that Scotland has a green recovery as it moves out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
David Torrance S5O-05097
8. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to conserve and grow Scotland’s natural assets.
Rural Economy and Tourism
Lewis Macdonald S5O-05098
1. To ask the Scottish Government what criteria the tourism sector must meet to ensure that people’s summer holiday bookings will be honoured.
Liam Kerr S5O-05099
2. To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to support the tourism sector in response to reports that TUI will reduce its flights to Aberdeen airport.
Stuart McMillan S5O-05100
3. To ask the Scottish Government how much financial support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been given to hospitality and tourism businesses in Inverclyde.
Stewart Stevenson S5O-05101
4. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the potential impact on beef farming in Scotland of a memorandum of understanding with Brazil.
Alasdair Allan S5O-05102
5. To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to enhance the capacity of the Crofting Commission.
Christine Grahame S5O-05103
6. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Scottish Borders and Midlothian councils concerning the impacts on tourism in their areas as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Keith Brown S5O-05104
7. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to boost the tourism sector in the Clackmannanshire and Dunblane constituency.
Jamie Halcro Johnston S5O-05105
8. To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has for the long-term recovery of the tourism sector.
Motion of No Confidence – Miles Briggs S5M-24260
That the Parliament has no confidence in the Deputy First Minister, in light of the Scottish Government’s continued failure to publish legal advice called for in two resolutions of the Parliament on 4 and 25 November 2020.
Stage 3 Proceedings – Jeane Freeman S5M-24321 – University of St. Andrews (Degrees in Medicine and Dentistry) Bill
That the Parliament agrees that the University of St. Andrews (Degrees in Medicine and Dentistry) Bill be passed.
Stage 3 Proceedings – Graeme Dey S5M-24328 – Stage 3 Timetable
That the Parliament agrees that, during stage 3 of the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill, debate on groups of amendments shall, subject to Rule 9.8.4A, be brought to a conclusion by the time limits indicated, those time limits being calculated from when the stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when a meeting of the Parliament is suspended (other than a suspension following the first division in the stage being called) or otherwise not in progress:
Groups 1 and 2: 1 hour
Groups 3 and 4: 2 hours and 10 minutes
Groups 5 to 7: 2 hours and 55 minutes
Humza Yousaf S5M-24322 – Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill
That the Parliament agrees that the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill be passed.
8:00pm – Decision Time
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