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About the Scottish Parliament

Parliamentary Bureau

The Bureau is responsible for proposing the Parliament’s business programme each week.

Typically, it meets every Tuesday when Parliament is sitting. It discusses and agrees what the weekly business programme should be for the chamber.

The Bureau is also responsible for proposing the establishment of committees, and their respective remits and memberships.

Membership of the Bureau includes:

  • the Presiding Officer (chair)
  • a member of parties or groupings with 5 or more MSPs

Learn more about the Parliamentary Bureau in Standing Orders

Next meeting

The Bureau normally meets weekly on a Tuesday morning.

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Catherine Fergusson, Clerk.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Twitter: @scotparl


Members of the Parliamentary Bureau

Current Members

Alison Johnstone


Party: No Party Affiliation

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

George Adam


Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Paisley (Constituency)

Neil Bibby


Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Aberdeenshire West (Constituency)

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Agenda, papers and minutes

Session 6 agendas, papers and minutes - 2023

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Session 6 agendas, papers and minutes - 2022

Session 6 agendas, papers and minutes - 2021

Agendas, papers and minutes - previous sessions