Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

  • Time for Reflection

    3 speeches

    Good afternoon. The first item of business this afternoon is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leaders today are Vann Smith and Ciara Bradley, pupils of St Ambrose high school in...

  • Business Motion

    6 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-07648, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to the business programme...

  • Topical Question Time

  • “Scotland’s Carbon Footprint 1998-2010”

    12 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take in relation to the 4 per cent increase in Scotland’s carbon footprint between 2009 and 2010, as noted in its report,...

  • Purchasing Managers’ Index Survey

    6 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recent Bank of Scotland Purchasing Managers’ Index survey.(S4T-00435)

  • Historic Environment Strategy

    60 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-07622, in the name of Fiona Hyslop, on Scotland’s historic environment—the way forward.

  • Scottish Parliament Salaries Scheme (Amendment)

    14 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S4M-07629, in the name of Linda Fabiani, on an amendment to the Scottish Parliament salaries scheme. I call Linda Fabiani to speak to and move...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of two Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move motion S4M-07634, on committee membership, and motion S4M-07635, on substitution on...

  • Decision Time

    3 speeches

    There are six questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S4M-07622.1, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, which seeks to amend motion...

  • Fair Trade

    8 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-07331, in the name of Graeme Dey, on Scotland more aware of fair trade. The debate will be concluded without any...

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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