Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 24 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 Brigadier Ian Dobbie OBE, former chairman of the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s...

  • Topical Question Time

  • Pensions Costs (Independence)

    16 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what the main cost implications are of the policies outlined in “Pensions in an Independent Scotland”. (S4T-00454)

  • Supply Teachers (Shortage)

    10 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to address the shortage of supply teachers. (S4T-00457)

  • New Learning Disabilities Strategy

    48 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-07787, in the name of Michael Matheson, on the new learning disabilities strategy, “The keys to life”. I point out to members that...

  • Decision Time

    3 speeches

    There are three questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S4M-07787.2, in the name of Neil Bibby, which seeks to amend motion S4M-07787, in...

  • Al-Anon Family Groups

    11 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-07188, in the name of Gordon MacDonald, on Al-Anon Family Groups, supporting families with alcohol-related...

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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