Schools (Consultation) (Scotland) Bill (Ex) (E)

 

Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision for the consultation process that is to apply as respects various proposals made by education authorities for schools; to make special provision for rural schools; to provide for Ministerial call-in of closure proposals; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill was introduced on 2 March 2009. The Bill passed Stage 3 on 19 November 2009.

Stage 1

Lead committee: Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture

Other committees:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

The Stage 1 debate was held on 2 September 2009.

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 2 September 2009.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (2 September 2009):

The deadline for completion of Stage 1 was extended to 4 September 2009 (the previous deadline was 26 June 2009).

Stage 2

The Bill was referred to the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee at Stage 2.

30 September 2009 (Consideration of amendments)

The Bill passed Stage 2 on 30 September 2009.

The deadline for consideration of Stage 2 was 30 October 2009.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 19 November 2009.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (19 November 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 19 November 2009.

The following volume, published on 4 September 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 5 January 2010.

Passage of the Bill: