Parliament Live from Holyrood – 19/12/2023

Parliament Live from Holyrood – 19/12/2023


Join us for Parliament Live from Holyrood including the Ministerial Statement on the Scottish Budget 2024-25.

2:00pm – Topical Questions

Liam Kerr S6T-01702
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that Police Scotland is considering closing more than 40 police buildings.

Liam McArthur S6T-01709
2. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the roll-out and use of tasers within Police Scotland, in light of reports that they have been used 131 times, and discharged nine times, against children since 2018.

Ministerial Statement: Scottish Budget 2024-25

Ministerial Statement: Implementing the Medication Assisted Treatment Standards

Scottish Government Debate: From a Warm Scots Welcome to a Warm Scots Future for Ukrainians in Scotland – Shirley-Anne Somerville S6M-11696

That the Parliament condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the illegal Russian war against Ukraine; reiterates its firm solidarity with the people and government of Ukraine; pays tribute to the significant contribution made by the organisations, people and communities across Scotland that have opened their hearts and their homes to support Ukrainians to settle in Scotland; welcomes the publication of A Warm Scots Future Policy Position Paper, which outlines the Scottish Government’s strategic approach to transitioning from an emergency response to Russia’s illegal invasion, to a long-term, holistic and rights-based approach that supports the integration of people displaced from Ukraine, so that they have the opportunity to rebuild their lives, play active roles in communities across Scotland, and fulfil their potential in work and education, and declares unequivocally its position that all Ukrainians who have made Scotland their home are welcome for as long as they need.

Committee Announcements

Business Motions

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:50pm- Decision Time

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