Parliament Live from Holyrood – 18/04/2024

Parliament Live from Holyrood – 18/04/2024


Join us for Parliament Live from Holyrood with live coverage of the Ministerial Statement on the Climate Change Committee Scotland Report.

2:00pm – Portfolio Questions – Social Justice

Claire Baker S6O-03308
1. To ask the Scottish Government what the average waiting time is for a determination on Adult and Child Disability Payments in Mid-Scotland and Fife.

Oliver Mundell S6O-03309
2. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment the Ministerial Taskforce on Population has made of the potential impact of the centralisation of services on the sustainability of rural communities.

Elena Whitham S6O-03310
3. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the housing minister has had with ministerial colleagues regarding any potential impact on rural community housing of its decision not to allow the use of fossil and biofuel heating systems in new-build construction.

Bill Kidd S6O-03311
4. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the work undertaken by the staff and officials of Social Security Scotland to complete the move to have all payments for disabled children being paid directly by Social Security Scotland, and subject to the scrutiny of the Scottish Parliament.

Alex Rowley S6O-03312
5. To ask the Scottish Government what impact the 2024-25 Scottish Budget will have on its targets for reducing child poverty.

Stephanie Callaghan S6O-03313
6. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Child Poverty Action Group’s recent analysis of official data showing that 4.3 million children were in relative poverty across the UK, up from 3.6 million in 2010-11.

Colin Smyth S6O-03314
7. To ask the Scottish Government what work it is undertaking to give greater representation to older people.

Liam Kerr S6O-03315
8. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to figures showing that there has been a decrease in the number of new homes started in 2023 compared with 2022.

Ministerial Statement: Climate Change Committee Scotland Report: Next Steps

Stage 1 Debate: Scottish Employment Injuries Advisory Council Bill

Business Motions

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:00pm- Decision Time

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