As-it-happened: First Minister's Questions on Thursday, 13 December

Key points

  • First Minister Alex Salmond answered questions from opposition party leaders and backbenchers during his weekly Q&A at the Scottish Parliament.
  • Following FMQs, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to make a statement to MSPs later on an independent Scotland's membership of the EU
  • In other news this week, the Scottish government published its proposed legislation to introduce gay marriage and announced a public consultation.

Live text

Reporting:

  • Sandy Murray 
  • Stuart Nicolson 
  • Andrew Black 

Last updated 13 December 2012

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