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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2017

Agenda: General Question Time, First Minister’s Question Time, Universal Credit, Programme for Government 2017-18, Decision Time, Correction


Contents


Correction

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

 

The First Minister has identified an error in her contribution and provided the following correction.

 

At col 17, paragraph 2—

Original text—

I am grateful to Ben Macpherson for raising an extremely serious issue. First and foremost, of course, the case to which he referred was a terrible tragedy, and I take this opportunity to offer my sincere condolences to the young boy’s family and friends and indeed to the whole community in north Edinburgh.

Corrected text—

I am grateful to Ben Macpherson for raising an extremely serious issue. First and foremost, of course, the case to which he referred was a terrible incident, and I take this opportunity to offer my best wishes to the young boy’s family and friends and indeed to the whole community in north Edinburgh.

At col 17, paragraph 3—

Original text—

As that tragedy and Ben Macpherson’s comments illustrate, there is a real and significant risk of serious harm from the theft and illegal use of motorbikes—harm to residents and to the young people who engage in that illegal behaviour. The behaviour has to be stopped, and agencies are working with local members of the Scottish Parliament and, importantly, the community in north Edinburgh, to find solutions.

Corrected text—

As this incident and Ben Macpherson’s comments illustrate, there is a real and significant risk of serious harm from the theft and illegal use of motorbikes—harm to residents and to the young people who engage in that illegal behaviour. The behaviour has to be stopped, and agencies are working with local members of the Scottish Parliament and, importantly, the community in north Edinburgh, to find solutions.