Thursday, 13 June 2013
Good morning, everyone. The first item of business is general questions. In order to get in as many people as possible, I would be grateful if we could have succinct questions and answers.
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the final report of the Scottish islands renewables project. (S4O-02252)
3. To ask the Scottish Government what the implications are for the ambitions set out in “Scotland’s Digital Future: A Strategy for Scotland” of the United Kingdom...
4. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in conjunction with local authorities to tackle scamming. (S4O-02255)
6. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to promote the uptake of the open market shared equity scheme in rural areas. (S4O-02257)
7. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to exploit the potential of Scotland’s shale gas reserves. (S4O-02258)
8. To ask the Scottish Government whether the Scottish greenhouse gas inventory will show that the emission target for 2011 has been reached, and whether the shortfall resulting from the missed...
9. To ask the Scottish Government what impact Ministry of Defence rules for procurement of naval vessels will have on jobs in Scotland. (S4O-02260)
1. To ask the First Minister what engagements he has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-01456)
2. To ask the First Minister when he will next meet the Secretary of State for Scotland. (S4F-01453)
3. To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-01458)
4. To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Government has been in contact with the United Kingdom Government regarding illegal surveillance activities in Scotland. (S4F-01457)
5. To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to improve detection of cervical cancer. (S4F-01460)
6. To ask the First Minister how much it would cost annually for an independent Scotland to raise benefit payments to a level that the Scottish Government considers appropriate. (S4F-01469)
The next item of business today is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-06307, in the name of Roderick Campbell, on sales of interest-rate swap agreements. The debate will be concluded...
Good afternoon. The first item of business this afternoon is a statement by Michael Russell on the report of the commission on the delivery of rural education. The cabinet secretary will take...
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-06960, in the name of Aileen Campbell, on the Scottish guardianship service, a celebration of success.
There is one question to be put as a result of today’s business. The question is, that motion S4M-06960, in the name of Aileen Campbell, on the Scottish guardianship service, a celebration...
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.