Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader today is the Rev Dr Robin Hill, Longniddry and Gladsmuir parish churches, and convener of the...

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    I seek clarity on the statement made by the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning during last’s Thursday’s debate on further education. While setting out the...

  • Topical Question Time

  • Shipyards (BAE Systems)

    6 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will make representations to BAE Systems on behalf of the Scottish shipyard sector. (S4T-00144)

  • Prison Sentences (Early Release)

    10 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government what changes it will make in relation to people who have been released from prison early and then reoffend before the end of their original sentence. (S4T-00146)

  • Local Government Finance Settlement 2013-14

    34 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by John Swinney on the local government finance settlement 2013-14. The cabinet secretary will take questions at the end of his statement, so there should...

  • St Andrew’s Day

    72 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-04970, in the name of Fiona Hyslop, on St Andrew’s day: a celebration of Scotland.

  • Statute Law (Repeals) Bill

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S4M-04947, in the name of Kenny MacAskill, on the Statute Law (Repeals) Bill, which is United Kingdom legislation. Motion moved, That the...

  • Business Motion

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-05020, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out a revision to the business programme...

  • Decision Time

    3 speeches

    There are four questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S4M-04970.2, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, which seeks to amend motion...

  • Scottish First Aid Week

    9 speeches

    The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-04579, in the name of James Dornan, on celebrating St Andrew’s First Aid week. The debate will be concluded...

What is this?

The Scottish Parliament is the national legislature of Scotland, located in Edinburgh. The Parliament consists of 129 members known as MSPs, elected for four-year terms; 73 represent individual geographical constituencies, and 56 are regional representatives.

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