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Scottish Parliament debates

Tuesday, 17 December 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 Robert J M Anderson, the minister of Knockando, Elchies and Archiestown parish church,...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-20239, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out revisions to today’s business and...

  • Topical Question Time

  • Conference of the Parties 25

    12 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the outcome of COP25. (S5T-01928)

  • Child Poverty

    10 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to research suggesting that one in 10 children will be deprived of warmth or fresh food this Christmas. (S5T-01923)

  • General Election Outcome

    38 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by Nicola Sturgeon on the outcome of the United Kingdom general election. The First Minister will take questions at the end of her statement, and I...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-20222, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for the stage 3 consideration of...

  • UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

    17 speeches

    The next item of business is stage 3 proceedings on the UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill. In dealing with amendments, members should have with them the bill as amended at stage 2, the...

  • UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill

    17 speeches

    As members will be aware, at this stage the Presiding Officer is required under standing orders to decide whether, in his view, any provision of the bill relates to a protected subject matter;...

  • Decision Time

    2 speeches

    There is only one question to be put. The question is, that motion S5M-20221, in the name of Ben Macpherson, on the UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill, at stage 3, be agreed to. As this...

  • Food Insecurity

    17 speeches

    The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S5M-20197, in the name of Alex Rowley, on A Menu for Change’s report, “Found Wanting”. The debate will...

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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