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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018

Agenda: Business Motion, United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Portfolio Question Time, UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time


Contents


Business Motions

The next item of business is consideration of four business motions: motion S5M-11215, to revise business tomorrow; motion S5M-11161, setting out a business programme; and motions S5M-11162 and S5M-11163, on timetables for two bills.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees to the following revision to the programme of business for Thursday 22 March—

delete

2.30 pm Scottish Government Debate: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace

and insert

2.30 pm Ministerial Statement: Update on Major Infrastructure Projects

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 27 March 2018

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Ministerial Statement: Fair Start Scotland: Launching Scotland’s New Employment Support Service and Welcoming the Opportunity for Better Integration and Alignment

followed by Local Government and Communities Committee Debate: City Regions - Deal or No Deal?

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 28 March 2018

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Finance and the Constitution;
Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

followed by Scottish Green Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 29 March 2018

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 Ministerial Statement: Every Child, Every Chance: Scotland’s First Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan 2018-2022

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill – UK Legislation

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 17 April 2018

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 18 April 2018

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform;
Rural Economy and Connectivity

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 19 April 2018

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

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

and (b) that, in relation to First Minister’s Questions on 29 March 2018, in rule 13.6.2, insert at end “and may provide an opportunity for Party Leaders or their representatives to question the First Minister”.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 14 September 2018.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 27 April 2018.—[Joe FitzPatrick]

Motions agreed to.