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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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

    • a Ministerial Statement on the draft Scottish Energy Strategy
    • a Scottish Government debate on developing forestry in Scotland
    • a Members' Business debate from Donald Cameron MSP on World Cancer Day, an opportunity to tackle obesity

    Business Bulletin

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    Tuesday's business in the Chamber

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    This week's Topical Questions

    The following Topical Questions have been selected for answer on Tuesday:

    Claire Baker: To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to help victims of rape.

    Mike Rumbles: To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to increase the eligibility age for the concessionary travel scheme.

    Read the text of the motions

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    This week's Topical Questions

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    Report: payments to returning officers should end

    Extra payments made to returning officers for administering polls and elections should end, according to a report by the Local Government and Communities Committee.

    The Committee's inquiry found that the current system lacks transparency and could impact on people's views on the integrity of the system.

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    Report: payments to returning officers should end

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    Demands on police time under spotlight

    Police work that is not driven by crime will be the focus of a meeting of Holyrood's Justice Committee today.

    The Committee will hear from representatives from Police Scotland, the British Medical Association, the Scottish Police Federation, the Scottish Drugs Forum, Social Work Scotland, and Alzheimer Scotland.

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    Demands on police time under spotlight

 
 
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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.

Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh, and the Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, Rt Hon David Carter MP

PO welcomes Speaker of New Zealand House of Representatives

On Tuesday morning, the Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh MSP, welcomed the Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, the Rt Hon David Carter MP.

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MSP pages

Every MSP's page contains details of their recent speeches, motions, questions and voting records.

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