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Good afternoon. The next item of business is portfolio questions on social justice, housing and local government. Any member who wishes to ask a supplementary question should press their request-to-speak button or enter the letters RTS in the chat function during the relevant question. As ever, I would appreciate succinct questions and answers in order that I can get in as many questions as...
The next item of business is a debate on motion S6M-07025, in the name of Maree Todd, on world AIDS day.
The next item of business is a debate on motion S6M-07002, in the name of Christina McKelvie, on recognising the vital role that men must play in challenging and eradicating violence against women and girls. I ask members who wish to speak in the debate to press their request-to-speak buttons or type RTS in the chat function.
Scottish National Party MSP for Cowdenbeath
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
Also represented Mid Scotland and Fife
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