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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, Business Motion, Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time, Charter of Rights for People with Dementia and their Carers


Contents


Business Motions

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-19314, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revised business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 29 October 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Ministerial Statement: Promoting the Safe and Appropriate use of Fireworks in Scotland

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Improving Disability Assistance in Scotland

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 30 October 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Health and Sport;
Communities and Local Government

followed by Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee Debate: Glasgow School of Art Fire

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 31 October 2019

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister's Questions

followed by Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:
Social Security and Older People

followed by Ministerial Statement: The Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual Target Report for 2017

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Forestry Centenary

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 5 November 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Stage 1 Debate: UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 6 November 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Finance, Economy and Fair Work;
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 7 November 2019

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister's Questions

followed by Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:
Rural Economy

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Referendums (Scotland) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution: Referendums (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 28 October 2019, in rule 13.7.3, after the word “except” the words “to the extent to which the Presiding Officer considers that the questions are on the same or similar subject matter or” are inserted.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.

The next item is consideration of business motions S5M-19315, on the timetable for the stage 1 debate on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill, S5M-19316, on the stage 2 timetable for a bill, and S5M-19317, on the stage 1 timetable for a bill.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees, for the purposes of its consideration of the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill, under Rule 9.6.3A of the Standing Orders, that the Parliament shall consider the general principles of the Bill on the fourth sitting day after publication of the lead committee report.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish National Investment Bank Bill at stage 2 be completed by 29 November 2019.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 7 February 2020.—[Graeme Dey]

Motions agreed to.