Parliament Live from Holyrood – 16/02/2021
Parliament Live from Holyrood including a Ministerial Statement on COVID-19 by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
2:00pm – Topical Questions
Fulton MacGregor S5T-02658
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to The Report of the Independent Review of Sexual Abuse in Scottish Football .
Colin Smyth S5T-02673
2. To ask the Scottish Government what arrangements are in place to ensure that passengers entering Scotland from non-red list countries via airports in England are quarantined in approved hotels.
Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Scottish Government Debate – Jeane Freeman S5M-24134 – Independent Review of Adult Social Care
That the Parliament welcomes the Independent Review of Adult Social Care and supports its recommendations, which provide the foundation to enhance adult social care provision across Scotland; expresses thanks to the review’s chair, advisory panel and all the individuals and organisations who shared their views and experiences through the programme of engagement; believes that the incoming parliament should implement these recommendations as quickly as practicable, including scrapping non-residential social care charging; commits to establishing a human rights approach to social care that incorporates equality, individual autonomy and citizenship; recognises the fundamental role of unpaid carers in society and commits to providing them with improved recognition and support; agrees that increased and more effective investment in social care will benefit everyone in Scotland, in terms of economic growth, as well as wellbeing; recognises the critical support provided by the social care workforce on a daily basis and commits to providing improved pay and terms and conditions that reflect the Fair Work principles, and delivered through national bargaining, and commits to establishing a National Care Service in law, on an equal footing with NHS Scotland, to provide national accountability, reduce variability and facilitate improved outcomes for social care users across the nation.
5:05pm – Decision Time
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