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  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon answering questions from MSPs at FMQs

    Thursday's business in the Chamber

    Thursday’s business in the Chamber begins at 11:40am and includes:

    • General & First Minister’s Questions
    • Members’ Business from Jenny Gilruth MSP on mental-health education
    • A Scottish Government debate on the expansion of early learning and childcare provision

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    Watch live on SPTV

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    Thursday's business in the Chamber

  • Mike Russell MSP and a map of Europe

    Brexit inquiry: Minister gives evidence

    On Thursday morning, the European and External Relations Committee will continue its inquiry into the implications of the EU referendum for Scotland, taking evidence from Michael Russell, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe. 

    The committee will then hear from the Slovakian Ambassador on the Presidency of the Council of the EU.

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    Watch on SPTV from 9am

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    Brexit inquiry: Minister gives evidence

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    CAP Futures programme discussed

    On Thursday morning, the Public Audit Committee will take evidence on the Auditor General for Scotland's report "Common Agricultural Policy Futures programme: An update" from witnesses including:

    • Liz Ditchburn, Director-General Economy, the Scottish Government

    Watch on SPTV from 9am

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    CAP Futures programme discussed

  • Jeane Freeman MSP and a Committee Room during a meeting

    Social security: minister questioned on progress

    On Thursday morning, the Social Security Committee will take evidence on the Scottish Government's social-security work programme from witnesses including:

    • Jeane Freeman, Minister for Social Security
    • Stephen Kerr, Social Security Director, the Scottish Government

    Watch on SPTV from 9:30am

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    Social security: minister questioned on progress

 
 
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Business Bulletin

The Business Bulletin is published each morning when the Parliament is in session. It includes details of current, future and past business of the Parliament.

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