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Member of the Parliamentary Bureau
Education and Skills Committee 05 October 2016 [Draft] : 05 October 2016
Yes. It is reasonable to keep the committee informed of the outcome of our review.
Clearly, we would need to look at how a change to the responsible body would impact on people’s rights. That is something that the Scottish Information Commission...
One of the things that I hope colleagues will have seen is that, during the past few years, we have been working hard to make sure that our freedom of information...
I must deal with existing arrangements. I do not foresee implications to do with changing the responsible body.
No one is being exempted. If a school is open, that will count as a working day and the exemption will not apply.
I go back to the point that there is a major difference in respect of the responsible body for the two different types of school. The responsible body for local a...
The commissioner made some comments that I hope we have taken on board in the code. The issue is about extension of coverage to specific schools. Prior to that legislative change, the school...
The matter came up in consultation. The schools that we were proposing to extend coverage to asked how they could respond to a request in 20 working days when the...
The big difference between the schools to which the regulations will apply and local authority schools is that the latter are not the responsible body; for those ...
No. The regulations deal with specific circumstances for specific institutions. They are generally very small institutions that in the main close down during scho...
That the Parliament agrees that, under Rule 12.3.3B of Standing Orders, the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing can meet, if necessary, at 1.00pm on a Thursday for the purpose of conducting a meeting of the sub-committee and that any meeting held under this Rule is concluded before the commencement of a meeting of the Parliament that afternoon.
That the Parliament agrees to establish a sub-committee of the Parliament as follows:
Name of Committee: Justice Sub-Committee on Policing.
Remit: To consider and report on the operation of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 as it relates to policing.
Duration: Until the end of the Parliamentary session.
Number of members: 7.
Membership: Mary Fee, John Finnie, Liam McArthur, Rona Mackay, Ben Macpherson, Margaret Mitchell, Stewart Stevenson.
That the Parliament agrees that, in relation to First Minister’s Questions on 27 October—
(i) in the first sentence of Rule 13.7.A1 “30 minutes” be replaced with “45 minutes”;
(ii) in Rule 13.6.2 “6” be replaced with “8”.
That the Parliament agrees that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Transfer of Functions of the Homeowner Housing Committees) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that for the purpose of allowing the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee to consider the package of Scottish Statutory Instruments laid under the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 on 21 September 2016, the second sentence of Rule 10.3.2 of Standing Orders be suspended.
That the Parliament agrees that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Transfer of Functions of Private Rented Housing Committees) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber and Upper Tribunal for Scotland (Composition) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Chambers) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Transfer of Functions of the Private Rented Housing Panel) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved.
That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish Tribunals (Offences in Relation to Proceedings) Regulations 2016 [draft] be approved.
To ask the First Minister what impact the Scottish Government considers further reductions in the UK welfare budget will have on poverty in Scotland.
To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response is to the figures from the National Records of Scotland showing that the population is at its highest ever level.
To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to ensure that there is adequate transport infrastructure in place for visitors to the V&A at Dundee.
To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to address the findings of the recent World Health Organization survey, Social determinants of health and well-being of young people: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study.
To ask the Scottish Executive what training is available for 16 to 19-year-olds in Dundee as part of the Opportunities for All programme.
To ask the First Minister whether it remains the Scottish Government's position to hold a referendum on independence in the second half of the current parliamentary session.
To ask the Scottish Executive what percentage of those accused of murder in Tayside in 2010-11 was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the offence.
To ask the First Minister what the impact would be of Gamesa locating its manufacturing base for offshore wind turbines outside Scotland.
To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to boost economic growth through capital spending.
To ask the Scottish Executive what the average fees will be for non-domestic students attending a university in Scotland in 2012-13.
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