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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Meeting of the Parliament 27 September 2018

Agenda: General Question Time, First Minister’s Question Time, Paternity Leave and Tackling Inequality, St John’s Hospital (Paediatric Services), Veterans and the Armed Forces Community (Support), Business Motion, Decision Time


Decision Time

There are two questions to be put today. The first question is, that amendment S5M-14094.2, in the name of Maurice Corry, which seeks to amend motion S5M-14094, in the name of Clare Haughey, on Scottish Government support for veterans and the armed forces veteran community in Scotland, be agreed to.

Amendment agreed to.

The second question is, that motion S5M-14094, in the name of Clare Haughey, as amended, be agreed to.

Motion, as amended agreed to,

That the Parliament recognises and values the contribution of the Armed Forces and veterans community to Scotland; commends the excellent work of the first Scottish Veterans Commissioner, Eric Fraser, including his most recent report on veterans’ health and wellbeing; welcomes the new Commissioner, Charlie Wallace, and supports continuing partnership working across all levels of government and the private and charitable sectors to ensure that the Armed Forces, veterans and their families receive the best possible support and access to opportunities across Scotland, and that health support is being delivered to the Armed Forces and veterans’ community to meet any specific needs that they may have as a result of their service.

Meeting closed at 17:00.