This is an operational matter for the Chief Constable, with oversight by the Scottish Police Authority.Where issues arise that concern the wider policy and legislative framework that Ministers are responsible for, then the Scottish Government would give due consideration to these.That the Parliament congratulates everyone associated with Airdrie-based suicide prevention charity, Chris’s House, on it being awarded £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund; understands that Chris’s House is Scotland’s first 24-hour non-medical mental health crisis facility and provides support and assistance to people experiencing thoughts of suicide; believes that the money will allow the organisation to grow and expand, and wishes everyone involved with it all the best.Supported by: Miles Briggs, Jeremy Balfour, Fulton Mac Gregor, Graham Simpson, Edward Mountain, David Torrance, Sandra White, Colin Beattie, Richard Lyle, Bill Kidd, Alex Rowley, Joan Mc Alpine, Graeme Dey, Alison Harris, Alexander Burnett, Stuart Mc Millan, Gillian Martin, Jenny Gilruth, Alex Cole-Hamilton, Ivan Mc Kee, Tom Arthur That the Parliament congratulates everyone at All Saints' Primary School in Airdrie on it winning a prestigious sportscotland Gold School Sport Award; notes that this national award, which recognises innovation and achievement in delivering physical education and extracurricular sport, was presented to staff and pupils on 23 November 2016; understands that the initiative aims to encourage schools to continuously improve physical education and sport, but that a only a select few schools have Gold status, and wishes the staff and pupils continued sporting success.The shape and size of any workforce depends on the shape and level of demand for the service.Workforce planning is not a perfect science and we w...That the Parliament notes with concern the closure of Airdrie Savings Bank (ASB); understands that ASB was the last survivor of Britain's independent savings banks; recognises that the people who ran it, many of them on a voluntary basis at board level, are now having to face this closure because of the very tight regulatory regime that now exists for banks in the UK; believes that the consequences of the 2008 financial crash meant that it became impossible for a small bank such as the ASB to survive; notes with concern that up to 70 staff will lose their jobs over the next few months, and urges the Scottish Government and all relevant agencies to support the people affected by the closure.Supported by: Fulton Mac Gregor, Bill Kidd, Rona Mackay, Joan Mc Alpine, Gail Ross, Richard Lyle, Tom Arthur, Angus Mac Donald, Colin Beattie, Richard Lochhead, Kenneth Gibson, Sandra White, Willie Coffey, Jenny Gilruth, Gillian Martin, Maree Todd, Stuart Mc Millan, John Mason, Ivan Mc Kee, Clare Adamson That the Parliament congratulates everyone associated with Airdrie-based suicide prevention charity, Chris’s House, on it being awarded £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund; understands that Chris’s House is Scotland’s first 24-hour non-medical mental health crisis facility and provides support and assistance to people experiencing thoughts of suicide; believes that the money will allow the organisation to grow and expand, and wishes everyone involved with it all the best.
Supported by: Richard Lyle, Kenneth Gibson, David Torrance, Colin Beattie, Christine Grahame, Emma Harper, Fulton Mac Gregor, Jenny Gilruth, Neil Findlay, John Mason, Claire Baker, Clare Adamson, Maurice Golden, Jackson Carlaw, John Finnie, Alexander Burnett, Andy Wightman That the Parliament expresses its deep disappointment and concern at what it considers the failure of the EU to defend the fundamental civil rights of the people of Catalonia in respect of the violent attacks on pro-independence voters and residents by the Spanish authorities; condemns the reported comments of the European Commission's First Vice-president, Frans Timmermans, when he supported the actions of the Spanish police against Catalan citizens trying to exercise their democratic right to vote in the referendum, which it considers represented unwarranted brutality; expresses deep regret at what it sees as the EU’s lack of respect for the rights of national minorities, as expressed in Article 2 of the EU's founding treaty and Article 21 of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights; believes that, while the commission has no specific powers, it and its member states have a general responsibility to ensure that the fundamental rights of groups such as the Catalans are protected in accordance with European and international law; calls on all EU member states to singularly and collectively use every available diplomatic and political tool to persuade the Spanish Government to adhere to the fundamental principles governing the EU and to pursue a negotiated settlement between itself and the Government of Catalonia, and believes that such a settlement must respects civil rights and the right to self-determination, as laid out in the charter of the UN.▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄ 8 collie X puppies for sale. Call text or 8 beautiful full black & black and tan longhaired German Shepherd puppies for sale. Mum is a gorgeous Swiss Shepherd and father is a strong Belgian Shepherd, both are fantastic dogs and can be seen when Looking for a forever home for our boy he is 3 years old Trained , toilet Trained , and great with kids will be doing hose VETTINGS / VIEWINGS for him so be Shure the correct new owners are selected carefully well also Seek to Remain in Contact with i have 7 lovely staffy puppies for sale 5 Girls & 2 Boys mum is a red staffy family indoor pet brought up with 3 cats and use to other dogs so pups will be use to cats. Mother & father are both great natured & also get on great with kids & other animals.Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017 Alex Neil If you have a forecast of the level and shape of demand, is it possible for the committee to get a copy of it?Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 09 November 2017 [Draft] : 09 November 2017 Alex Neil My final question is on the workforce plan.