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Meeting of the Parliament (BSL)

Tuesday 16 November 2021 2:00 PM


Time for Reflection: Rev Dr James Connolly, Minister, Dundee West Parish Church of Scotland followed by Topical Questions Katy Clark S6T-00293 1. To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports of a legal opinion stating that local authorities cannot use their byelaw powers to implement buffer zones at NHS reproductive health facilities, how it will ensure that women have access to these services free from harassment. Jamie Greene S6T-00284 2. To ask the Scottish Government which victim support organisations it consulted with ahead of drafting the paper, Consultation on Bail and Release from Custody Arrangements in Scotland. followed by First Minister’s Statement: COVID-19 Update followed by Scottish Government Debate: Celebrate the First Anniversary of the Scottish National Investment Bank Please note: there is no BSL interpretation for this item of business That the Parliament notes the impact that the Scottish National Investment Bank, the first mission-based investment bank in the UK, has made in its first year since launch in November 2020; supports the progress made by the bank through a wide range of investments in its first year; recognises the important role that the bank has in delivering a just transition to a net-zero economy; notes the need for innovative finance to achieve Scotland's goals on climate targets, housing and demographic challenges, and notes that the bank will continue to strengthen its role through investing in Scottish business, projects and communities and delivering positive environmental and social impacts, and positive financial returns for the people of Scotland, for many years to come. followed by Ministerial Statement: COP26 Outcomes followed by Urgent Question Meghan Gallacher To ask the Scottish Government what support is being provided to NHS Lanarkshire in light of reports that Wishaw Hospital A&E Department was at full capacity at the weekend with patients being transferred to Monklands Hospital.

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