Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection, for which our leader is the Rev Joan Lyon, priest at St Ninian’s Scottish Episcopal Church, Aberdeen, and Episcopal...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-05626, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revised business programme for today....

  • Global Ransomware Incident

    25 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by Shona Robison on the impact on and response by the national health service in Scotland to the global ransomware incident. The cabinet secretary will...

  • Further Education (National Bargaining)

    35 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by John Swinney on national bargaining in the further education sector. The cabinet secretary will take questions at the end of the statement, so there...

  • Disabled People

    105 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S5M-05594, in the name of Jeane Freeman, on a fairer Scotland for disabled people. I remind members that the debate is being relayed in British...

  • Decision Time

    10 speeches

    There are three questions to be put as a result of today’s business. I remind members that if the amendment in the name of Adam Tomkins is agreed to, the amendment in the name of Alex...

  • Outdoor Education

    21 speeches

    The next item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S5M-05008, in the name of Brian Whittle, on heritage and environmental conservation charities’ support for outdoor...

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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