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Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader today is the Rev Moira McDonald, minister of Corstorphine Old Parish Church.
1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the implementation of the new higher exams. (S4T-00523)
2. To ask the Scottish Government what was discussed at the recent meeting of the island areas ministerial working group. (S4T-00521)
The next item of business is a statement by Nicola Sturgeon. The Deputy First Minister will take questions at the end of her statement, so there should be no interventions or interruptions
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-08389, in the name of Alex Neil, on the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill. I advise members that time for the debate is extremely...
There is one question to be put as a result of today’s business. The question is, that motion S4M-08389, in the name of Alex Neil, on the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill, be...
The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-07869, in the name of Murdo Fraser, on the future of medical research funding in Scotland remains strong. The debate...
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.