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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020

Agenda: General Question Time, First Minister’s Question Time, Portfolio Question Time, Covid-19 (Education), United Kingdom Coronavirus Legislation, Business Motion, Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill, Point of Order, Business Motions, Decision Time


Business Motions

The next item of business is consideration of revised business motion S5M-21311, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to next Tuesday’s business.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees the following revision to the programme of business on Tuesday 24 March 2020—


2.00 pm Time for Reflection


1.30 pm Time for Reflection


followed by Topical Questions


followed by Ministerial Statement: Justice (COVID-19)

and after

followed by Legislative Consent Motion: UK COVID-19 Bill


followed by Ministerial Statement: Health (COVID-19)


5.00 pm Decision Time


6.00 pm Decision Time—[Graeme Dey].

Motion agreed to.

That means that we will start business on Tuesday at 1.30, rather than 2 o’clock, with time for reflection.

I am minded to accept a motion without notice under rule 11.2.4 to bring forward decision time to now.

Motion moved,

That, under Rule 11.2.4, Decision Time be brought forward to 4.58 pm.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.