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Thursday, 4 February 2016
1. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the retention of locally accessible in-patient facilities for mental health patients. (S4O-05524)
2. To ask the Scottish Government when the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport last met NHS Lanarkshire and what was discussed. (S4O-05525)
3. To ask the Scottish Government when work will start on the schools that are receiving funding from the recently announced £230 million investment under the Scotland’s schools for...
4. To ask the Scottish Government for what reason personal independence payments are included for income assessment as part of the common financial tool in a bankruptcy process. (S4O-05527)
5. To ask the Scottish Government how it works with the national health service and local authorities to ensure that medical and home care for older people is adequate and sustainable. (S4O-05528)
6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it expects to deliver the commitment that it made on 30 April 2014 that four specialist major trauma centres will be operational from 2016. (S4O-05529)
7. To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the progress of the Scottish strategy for autism. (S4O-05530)
8. To ask the Scottish Government whether it has confidence in the chair and the chief officers of NHS Lothian. (S4O-05531)
9. To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of the £12 million funding for flood-hit communities derives from Barnett consequentials and when it will be distributed. (S4O-05532)
1. To ask the First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-03217)
2. To ask the First Minister when she will next meet the Prime Minister. (S4F-03215)
3. To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-03212)
4. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is on the review of national health service drug assessments. (S4F-03222)
5. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government is taking to stop deaths from breast cancer. (S4F-03218)
6. To ask the First Minister what recent discussions the Scottish Government has had with the United Kingdom Government regarding the fiscal framework. (S4F-03224)
The next item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-15261, in the name of Iain Gray, on new global goals—leave no one behind. The debate will be concluded without...
Good afternoon. The first item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-15562, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for the...
The next item of business is stage 3 proceedings on the Carers (Scotland) Bill. In dealing with the amendments, members should have the bill as amended at stage 2, SP bill 61A; the marshalled...
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-15561, in the name of Jamie Hepburn, on the Carers (Scotland) Bill. I invite members who wish to speak in the debate to press their...
The next item of business is a debate on motion S4M-14673, in the name of Richard Simpson, on the Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill.
There are two questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that motion S4M-15561, in the name of Jamie Hepburn, on the Carers (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to....
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.