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    Thursday's business in the Chamber

    Business begins at 11:40am and includes:

    • General and First Minister’s Questions
    • Members’ Business from Lewis Macdonald MSP on co-investment in the UK oil and gas sector
    • Stage 3 proceedings of the Budget (Scotland) Bill

    Watch live on SPTV


    Thursday's business in the Chamber

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    Police Scotland: call-handling update

    On Thursday afternoon the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing will take evidence on the 'Independent Assurance Review Police Scotland - Call-handling Update Report'.  Giving evidence are Derek Penman, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland; Christina Yule, Lead Inspector, and Laura Paton, Lead Inspector, HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland.

    Watch live from 1pm


    Police Scotland: call-handling update

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    Evidence session on BBC Charter

    On Thursday the Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee is taking evidence on the impact on the BBC in Scotland of the new BBC Charter and Agreement, which will come into force on 3 April. Witnessess include:

    • Lord Hall or Birkenhead, Director General of the BBC,
    • Donalda MacKinnon, Director or BBC Scotland

    Watch live from 9am


    Evidence session on BBC Charter

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    Watch FMQs on Facebook Live

    This Thursday we'll be broadcasting First Minister's Questions via Facebook. Users will be able to watch First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP take questions from opposition party leaders and other MSPs as part of our trial of Facebook Live.

    To watch live, tune in to our Facebook page at midday on Thursday


    Watch FMQs on Facebook Live

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