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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Meeting of the Parliament 24 October 2018

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, University Hospital Monklands, Ending Austerity, Poverty and Inequality, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time, Deaths Abroad (Support for Families)


Contents


Business Motions

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-14427, 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 30 October 2018

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Scottish Government Debate: A Digital Society For All: Working Together to Maximise the Benefits of Digital Inclusion

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Committee Announcements

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 31 October 2018

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Communities and Local Government;
Social Security and Older People

followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 1 November 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: The Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual Target Report for 2016: Setting Scotland’s Future Direction on the Low Carbon Transition

followed by Ministerial Statement: Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route Update

followed by Scottish Government Debate: A Place of Safety: Supporting Asylum Seekers in Scotland

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 6 November 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

followed by Committee Announcements

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 7 November 2018

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Finance, Economy and Fair Work

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 8 November 2018

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

followed by Motion of Remembrance

1.45 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.45 pm Members’ Business

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Prescription (Scotland) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, in relation to any debate on a business motion setting out a business programme taken on Wednesday 31 October 2018, the second sentence of rule 8.11.3 is suspended and replaced with “Any Member may speak on the motion at the discretion of the Presiding Officer”, and

(c) that, in relation to First Minister’s Questions on 1 November 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”.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-14428, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on a stage 2 timetable for a bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Planning (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be extended to 16 November 2018.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.