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Justice Committee 12 December 2017 [Draft] : 12 December 2017
I just reiterate what I tried to express earlier, which is that we proceeded with a consultation and only three professional bodies responded: the Law Society of ...
No, I will not withdraw it.
That was from the Edinburgh Bar Association and Mr Tidy explained that he had been in direct contact with the Edinburgh Bar Association in August to offer it a sp...
Yes, but Mr Tidy—
Yes, I know, but you have just suggested that there has been a lack of communication. I would just like to deal with that specific point. There has not been a lac...
A look back at the Official Report
We can try to seek that information.
As I mentioned earlier, in SLAB’s discussions with the profession about the code of practice and in the various stakeholder engagement events, a last-minute stick...
In many cases, lawyers already work beyond 9 to 5. It is up to individual firms to make appropriate arrangements, and I am sure that they all do that. In my discu...
That the Justice Committee recommends that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland General Regulatory Chamber Charity Appeals Cases and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.
Supported by: Michael Matheson
That the Justice Committee recommends that the Criminal Legal Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 [draft] be approved.
That the Justice Committee recommends that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Transfer of Functions of the Scottish Charity Appeals Panel) Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.
That the Justice Committee recommends that the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (Authorities) Amendment Order 2018 [draft] be approved.
That the Justice Committee recommends that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Health and Education Chamber and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.
That the Justice Committee recommends that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Transfer of Functions of the Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland) Regulations 2018 [draft] be approved.
That the Justice Committee recommends that the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2017 be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that the Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill be passed.
That the Justice Committee recommends that the International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 2017 [draft] be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that the Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill be passed.
To ask the Scottish Government what impact the introduction of the mandatory workforce and workload planning tool for nursing has had on the number of nurses in NHS Fife.
To ask the Scottish Government what criteria it will use in determining the suitability of proposals for the location of the national headquarters of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
The Scottish Government will assess proposals from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service against the criteria which have been published on the Scottish Government’s website at:
To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with the development of plans for rail services.
I can confirm that after rigorous evaluation it is our intention to award the ScotRail franchise to Abellio ScotRail Limited. The franchise will be of ten years duration with a break point exercisable on the fifth anniversary of its commencement. The new franchise will commence on 1 April 2015.
To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking regarding the future of Longannet power station.
To ask the Scottish Government whether it has made an assessment of the impact on child poverty in Scotland of any UK Government freeze on child benefit.
To ask the Scottish Government what impact the UK Government's proposed renewal of Trident will have on Scotland's public finances.
In its concluding report, published on 1 July 2014, the Trident Commission estimated the annual net present value of the UK Government’s proposed Trident renewal plans to average £2.9 billion per year. Scotland’s population share of this equates to around £240 million a year at 2012 prices.
The total lifetime costs of the Trident successor programme are calculated to be around £103 billion in cash terms at 2012 prices, with annual costs peaking at around £4 billion a year by the mid-2020s. Scotland’s population share of those total costs equates to around £8.6 billion over the project’s lifespan.
To ask the Scottish Government, according to the figures published on 17 June, how many school leavers in Fife went on to positive destinations.
87.9 per cent of 2012-13 school leavers in Fife sustained a positive destination in March 2014, similar to the previous year but higher than for 2007-08, when only 83.4 per cent of school leavers in Fife were in sustained positive destinations.
To ask the First Minister how people in Scotland can benefit from a written constitution.
To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what progress the Parliament is making in meeting its environmental targets.
To ask the Scottish Government how many jobs have been created in Scotland in the last 10 years as a result of inward investment.
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