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Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Good afternoon. Our first item of business today is time for reflection, for which our leader is the Rev Gordon Kennedy, who is the minister at Craiglockhart parish church, Edinburgh.

  • Business Motion

    5 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-19312, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to tomorrow’s business....

  • Topical Question Time

  • State of Nature Report: Scotland 2019

    13 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the report, “State of Nature Report: Scotland 2019”. (S5T-01828)

  • Prestwick Airport Service Fees

    19 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will confirm the amount of service fees reportedly waived by Prestwick airport for the United States military. (S5T-01831)

  • No-deal Preparations

    31 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by John Swinney on the Scottish Government’s overview of no-deal preparations. The Deputy First Minister will take questions at the end of his statement.

  • National Islands Plan

    28 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by Paul Wheelhouse, the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, on “The Proposed National Islands Plan”. The minister will take...

  • Supporting Innovation

    51 speeches

    I remind members that there is absolutely no spare time this afternoon, so I will have to be quite strict on timings for the next item of business, which is a debate on motion S5M-19287, in the...

  • Decision Time

    7 speeches

    The first question is, that amendment S5M-19287.1, in the name of Alexander Burnett, which seeks to amend motion S5M-19287, in the name of Ivan McKee, on supporting innovation, be agreed to. Are...

  • Institute of Occupational Medicine 50th Anniversary

    9 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members’ business debate on motion S5M-18154, in the name of Gordon MacDonald, on 50 years of the Institute of Occupational Medicine. The debate will...

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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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