Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    The first item of business this afternoon is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader today is Pastor Mark Osa Igiehon, Jesus House, City of God, Aberdeen.

  • Topical Question Time

  • Renewable Energy (Pentland Firth)

    8 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what benefits the recently announced development in the Pentland Firth of the largest tidal array in Europe will bring to the marine renewable energy industry....

  • Dangerous Dogs

    12 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to prevent attacks by dangerous dogs. (S4T-00452)

  • Opencast Mining

    112 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-07712, in the name of Fergus Ewing, on opencast mining in Scotland, coaling and restoring. Members will be aware that there is a live court...

  • Decision Time

    5 speeches

    There are three questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S4M-07712.2, in the name of Claire Baker, which seeks to amend motion S4M-07712,...

  • Disabled People in Politics

    17 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-072555, in the name of James Dornan, on disabled people in politics. 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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