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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

    Tuesday's business in the Chamber starts at 2pm and includes:

    • a debate on the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee's inquiry into the Dairy Industry
    • a Members’ Business debate led by Margaret McDougall MSP on awareness of Group B Streptococcus

    Find out more: Business Bulletin

    Watch live on Parliament TV

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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    Topical Questions

    Jenny Marra MSP: To ask the Scottish Government about a reported 300% rise in the number of NHS patients treated in private hospitals.

    Lewis Macdonald MSP: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions took place between the Scottish Funding Council and the University of Aberdeen before the announcement of a £10.5m budget reduction and the loss of 150 jobs.

    Topical Questions

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    Topical Questions

  • Presiding Officer, Tricia Marwick MSP

    PO calls for reform of Committee system

    Cultural and structural change is needed to strengthen Holyrood’s committee system, says Scottish Parliament Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick.

    The Presiding Officer has called for a fundamental look at how the committees operate and for committee conveners to be elected by their peers in order to derive their authority from Parliament.

    Find out more

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    PO calls for reform of Committee system

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    Support needed to grow creative industries

    Scotland’s creative agencies should work closely with the industry to establish clearly defined strategies and ensure that support can be tailored to industry needs, according to a report by the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee.

    Read more about the inquiry

    Watch short summary video

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    Support needed to grow creative industries

 

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