Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

  • Portfolio Question Time

  • Justice and Veterans

    1 speech

    Good afternoon. I remind members of the Covid-related measures that are in place and that face coverings should be worn when moving around the chamber and across the Holyrood campus. The first...

  • Police Scotland (Control of Dogs)

    4 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting Police Scotland to implement and enforce legislation on the control of dogs. (S6O-00337)

  • Domestic Violence (Support for Victims)

    9 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reported Crown Office findings that there has been a 9 per cent increase in reported charges with a “domestic abuse identifier” during...

  • Legal Services Regulation

    4 speeches

    3. To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure that the views of consumers are adequately heard in its consultation on legal services regulation reform. (S6O-00339)

  • Veterans (Wellbeing)

    4 speeches

    4. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure the dignity, security and wellbeing of Scotland’s veterans. (S6O-00340)

  • Veterans (Support)

    4 speeches

    8. To ask the Scottish Government what steps are being taken to assist veterans in readjusting to civilian life. (S6O-00344)

  • Antisocial Behaviour (Fireworks)

    4 speeches

    5. To ask the Scottish Government what impact its revised rules on the use of fireworks have had on antisocial behaviour complaints related to bonfire night. (S6O-00341)

  • Community Sentencing

    4 speeches

    6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on community sentencing. (S6O-00342)

  • Police Scotland (Complaints Handling)

    8 speeches

    7. To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to incorporate the recent Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland findings in relation to Police Scotland into the on-going...

  • Finance and the Economy

    1 speech

    The Deputy Presiding Officer: We move on to portfolio questions on finance and the economy. If a member wishes to request a supplementary question, they should press their request-to-speak...

  • Budget (Public Sector Workers)

    5 speeches

    1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to allocate additional funding in its forthcoming budget to provide pay increases for front-line public sector workers. (S6O-00345)

  • Public Sector (Consolidated Accounts)

    5 speeches

    2. To ask the Scottish Government when it will produce consolidated accounts for the whole public sector in Scotland. (S6O-00346)

  • Just Transition (North-East Scotland)

    8 speeches

    3. To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting the economy of the north-east in terms of a just transition for workers away from oil and gas. (S6O-00347)

  • Employment Gap (Disabled People)

    6 speeches

    5. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle the employment gap for disabled people, in light of the reported findings from the annual population survey 2020-21 that the...

  • Support for Co-operatives

    4 speeches

    6. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with the support available for co-operatives for the transition to a new economy. (S6O-00350)

  • Enterprise Agencies (Ayrshire)

    4 speeches

    7. To ask the Scottish Government how the enterprise agencies support economic growth in Ayrshire. (S6O-00351)

  • Public Procurement (Ferries)

    5 speeches

    8. To ask the Scottish Government what recent changes it has made to its public procurement policies, including as a result of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee report on its inquiry...

  • National Planning Framework

    35 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement from Tom Arthur on the national planning framework.

  • Fisheries Negotiations 2021

    41 speeches

    Good afternoon. I remind members of the Covid-related measures that are in place, and that face coverings should be worn when moving around the chamber and across the Holyrood campus. The next...

  • Point of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. This is the third time that I have had to raise the use of Government initiated questions by the Scottish Government to announce significant and...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S6M-02056, in the name of George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme. Motion moved, That...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of two Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, to move motions S6M-02057 and S6M-02058, on designation...

  • Decision Time

    2 speeches

    There is one question to be put as a result of today’s business. I propose to ask a single question on the two Parliamentary Bureau motions, unless any member objects. As there are no...

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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