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The Scottish Parliament examines what the Scottish Government is doing, makes new laws on devolved matters and debates the issues of the day.

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Tuesday in Parliament

Tuesday's Chamber business starts at 2pm and includes:

  • Topical Questions 
  • Ministerial Statement: update on Scotland’s Climate Assembly
  • Scottish Government debate: a Scottish approach to the mental health and wellbeing of our veterans in each community
  • Members' Business from Emma Harper: Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2022

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What's on in Parliament

Topical Questions

The following Topical Questions will be answered on Tuesday:

Pam Duncan-Glancy To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to prepare for refugees arriving in Scotland as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Liam McArthur: To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government about using the sanctions regime to prevent Russian government-owned tankers entering ports in the UK, including in Orkney

Liz Smith: To ask the Scottish Government what measures have been put in place to recruit a new Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish National Investment Bank following the resignation of Eilidh Mactaggart

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What's On

BSL interpretation this week

There will be live BSL interpreting for the following business this week: 


  • Conveners Group evidence session with the First Minister


  • First Minister's Questions

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Watch BSL video in the Parliament TV archive

More about BSL at the Scottish Parliament

SPICe Spotlight blog

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Presiding Officers

Alison Johnstone MSP is the elected Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.

Annabelle Ewing and Liam McArthur are Deputy Presiding Officers (DPOs).

Find out more about the Presiding Officer and DPOs

Public petitions

Petitions are a way to ask the Parliament to do something.

Any person or organisation can submit a petition: you do not have to be a certain age or live in Scotland.

MSPs cannot submit a petition but they can support them.

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