Heads & Tails! Match the following. Lesson Starter. Today we will…. Identify the different role of an MSP in the parliament. Recall how to answer a Knowledge question for the National Qualifications. Success Criteria. I can list and explain the role of an MSP in the parliament.
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Task: create a table showing the work of an MSP.
John Mason, SNP, Glasgow Shettleston
According to figures provided by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service on 4 September 2012 there have been 24 convictions from the 28 cases that have come to court so far. The act came into force on 1 March 2012 and of the cases completed 85.7% have resulted in a conviction.
To ask the First Minister how many convictions have been secured using the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012.
On your own, think about following quote. What does she mean?
‘The link between price and consumption, and between consumption and harm, is irrefutable” – Nicola Sturgeon
Share your ideas with your shoulder partner.
Social Target: Taking Turns
Academic Target: To discuss ideas
The Health and Sport Committee is currently holding an inquiry into teenage pregnancy in Scotland. The remit of the inquiry is to:
a) assess whether the action being taken in Scotland is sufficient to bring about real and sustained reductions in unplanned teenage pregnancy.
b) to explore with witnesses what further action may be required to ensure that those young people at risk of pregnancy at a young age, or who have a baby when they are very young, are able to gain access to appropriate support and services.
Bob Doris, MSP for Glasgow, serves on Health and Sport Committee in the Scottish Parliament.
Before the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act was passed, the Justice Committee investigated the proposed law. Committees will often ask in experts to give evidence on the bill. They want to gather as much evidence as they can.
Each MSP is entitled to introduce 2 bills in each parliamentary year. Around 10% of bills passed are members’ bills.
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Bill: If passed, a bill will become a law.
MSPs can represent their constituents in the Scottish Parliament in a number of ways. Describe, in detail, four ways MSPs can represent their constituents in the Scottish Parliament. (8 Marks)
Make your POINT.
EXPLAIN your point.
Give an EXAMPLE to back up your point (or ELABORATE further on your point)
PEE X2 (4 marks)
PEE X3 (6 marks)
PEE X4 (8 marks)