General Questions Emma Harper S6O-00293 1. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to promote manufacturing in Scotland. Pauline McNeill S6O-00294 2. To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports of people being "spiked by injection" or having their drinks spiked in nightclubs across Scotland. Ariane Burgess S6O-00295 3. To ask the Scottish Government whether it is considering a scheme to support and incentivise social housing providers and homeowners to retrofit and refurbish long-term empty homes and bring them back into use as zero emissions housing. Emma Roddick S6O-00296 4. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to support social housing providers in the Highlands and Islands. Dean Lockhart S6O-00297 5. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met representatives of Stirling Council, and what was discussed. Michael Marra S6O-00298 6. To ask the Scottish Government what plans have been made for the delivery of same-day prescribing under national Medication Assisted Treatment standards in Brechin, Angus. Annabelle Ewing S6O-00299 7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the new medical centre for Lochgelly. Rachael Hamilton S6O-00300 8. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that people across the Scottish Borders receive their COVID-19 booster vaccinations. Colin Smyth S6O-00301 9. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its engagement with trade unions across all portfolio areas, including in relation to any upcoming industrial action. Michelle Thomson S6O-00302 10. To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to increase support and encourage more women into business, entrepreneurship and the labour market. followed by First Minister's Questions Douglas Ross S6F-00364 1. Question to be taken in Chamber. Anas Sarwar S6F-00365 2. Question to be taken in Chamber. Rachael Hamilton S6F-00377 3. To ask the First Minister, in light of COP26, what action the Scottish Government is taking to showcase the role that Scottish agriculture can play in reducing carbon emissions. Kenneth Gibson S6F-00368 4. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response is to the UK Budget. Pauline McNeill S6F-00378 5. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government anticipates the impact of COP26 will be on Glasgow’s healthcare services. Mark Ruskell S6F-00367 6. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government will be doing to amplify the voices of the Global South at COP26. Willie Rennie S6F-00388 7. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is regarding the use of facial recognition technology in schools. followed by Members' Business — S6M-00522 Mercedes Villalba: The Need for an Offshore Training Passport That the Parliament recognises the publication of a survey of offshore oil and gas workers regarding training requirements to work in the energy sector, which was carried out by Friends of the Earth Scotland, Platform and Greenpeace; notes that 97% of the workers surveyed described themselves as concerned about the costs of training; understands that many are currently expected to duplicate their training to work in different areas of the energy sector, including oil and offshore wind; believes that the cost and duplication of training is a major barrier to a just energy transition that retains the skills and experiences of offshore workers; considers that their skills and experiences are essential to deliver the equitable and rapid transition to renewable energy in the north east and across the country, which it believes is itself essential to tackling the climate emergency; notes calls on the Scottish Government to commit to supporting the creation of an offshore training passport, align training standards across the energy sector and explore whether the National Transition Training Fund or Green Jobs Workforce Academy can rectify training barriers, and further notes the calls on the Scottish Government to work with the UK Government to ensure the establishment of the offshore training passport.
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