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Meeting of the Parliament

Tuesday 07 December 2021 2:00 PM


Time for Reflection Lee Mcleman, President of the Aberdeen Scotland Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints followed by Topical Questions Jamie Greene S6T-00339 1. To ask the Scottish Government what resilience measures are in place to tackle serious organised crime and terrorism, in light of reports that the Assistant Chief Constable in charge has been suspended. Daniel Johnson S6T-00344 2. To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to NHS Lothian, and other NHS boards, given the consequences and impact of delayed discharges. followed by First Minister’s Statement: COVID-19 Update followed by Ministerial Statement: Independent Review of Moray Maternity Services followed by Scottish Government Debate: Delivering a Just Transition to Net Zero and Climate Resilience for Scotland That the Parliament recognises the importance of delivering a worker- and citizen-led just transition for Scotland; acknowledges the need to plan for an orderly transition to net zero by 2045, and the need for public and private investment so as to deliver a transition away from a high-carbon economy to net zero and climate resilience in a way that creates good green jobs and business opportunities across the country, and builds a fairer, greener future for all; welcomes the Scottish Government’s response to the Just Transition Commission’s report and commends the Commission’s work; approves of the commitment to a new Commission, and notes that Scotland is the first country in the world to commit to a Just Transition Planning Framework. followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill - UK Legislation That the Parliament agrees that the relevant provisions of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill, introduced in the House of Commons on 2 March 2021, relating to research and innovation, so far as these matters fall within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament, should be considered by the UK Parliament. followed by Decision Time followed by Members' Business — S6M-01820 Paul McLennan: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence That the Parliament notes that 25 November 2021, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to 10 December 2021, Human Rights Day, are the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence; understands that 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the Global 16 Days Campaign; recognises that this year's theme is femicide, calling for awareness, action and accountability, all year round; notes the view that all men must take action to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls; praises the work of organisations working towards tackling violence against women across Scotland, including Zero Tolerance, Scottish Women's Aid, Rape Crisis Scotland and White Ribbon Scotland; welcomes these global days of action, intended to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls, and condemns any such violence.

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