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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Meeting of the Parliament 16 December 2020

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, Burntisland Fabrications, Supporting EU, EEA and Swiss Citizens to Stay in Scotland, Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill: Stage 1, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time, Interlinked Fire and Smoke Alarm Systems


Contents


Business Motions

I call everyone to order. We have a minute until decision time, but there are a number of items to go through before then.

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-23731, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to tomorrow’s business.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees to the following revision to the programme of business on Thursday 17 December 2020—

delete

12.20 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

and insert

12.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.00 pm Legislative Consent Motion: Trade (Disclosure of Information) Bill—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-23708, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 22 December 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (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 23 December 2020

11.00 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.00 am Members’ Business

followed by Ministerial Statement: Update on Covid Vaccine and Testing Programmes

12.20 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

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

followed by Ministerial Statement: Brexit Update

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

6.05 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 12 January 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19

followed by Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee Debate: Green Recovery

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.20 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 13 January 2021

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions

followed by Scottish Labour Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

5.10 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 14 January 2021

12.20 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.20 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: Salmon Farming

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Liability for NHS Charges (Treatment of Industrial Disease) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.05 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 21 December 2020, 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.