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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2017

Agenda: Time for Reflection, Topical Question Time, Business Motion, Superfast Broadband, Social Security (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1, Social Security (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution, Scottish Fiscal Commission (Appointment), Decision Time, Street Pastors Scotland (10th Anniversary)


Contents


Decision Time

There are three questions to be put as a result of today’s business.

The first question is, that motion S5M-09629, in the name of Jeane Freeman, on the Social Security (Scotland) Bill at stage 1, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill.

The next question is, that motion S5M-09503, in the name of Derek Mackay, on the financial resolution for the Social Security (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Social Security (Scotland) Bill, agrees to any expenditure of a kind referred to in Rule 9.12.3(b) of the Standing Orders arising in consequence of the Act.

The final question is, that motion S5M-09636, in the name of Derek Mackay, on an appointment to the Scottish Fiscal Commission, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees with the recommendation of the Scottish Government and the Finance and Constitution Committee that Lady Susan Rice be reappointed as Chair of the Scottish Fiscal Commission.