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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Meeting of the Parliament 29 September 2016

Agenda: General Question Time, First Minister’s Question Time, Mental Health Education, Early Learning and Childcare Provision, Parliamentary Bureau Motion, Decision Time


Contents


Parliamentary Bureau Motion

The next item of business is consideration of a Parliamentary Bureau motion. I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move motion S5M-01693, on names and remits of mandatory committees.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees, under Rule 6.1, that the names and remits of the following mandatory committees be amended—

Name of Committee: Finance Committee

New name: Finance and Constitution Committee

Remit: To the remit set out in Rule 6.6 shall be added—

Constitutional matters falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution

Name of Committee: Public Audit Committee

New name: Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee

Remit: To the remit set out in Rule 6.7 shall be added—

Post-legislative scrutiny

Name of Committee: European and External Relations Committee

New name: Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee

Remit: To the remit set out in Rule 6.8 shall be added—

Culture and tourism matters falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Relations

Name of Committee: Equal Opportunities Committee

New name: Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Remit: To the remit set out in Rule 6.9 shall be added—

Human rights, including Convention rights (within the meaning of section 1 of the Human Rights Act 1998) and other human rights contained in any international convention, treaty or other international instrument ratified by the United Kingdom.—[Joe Fitzpatrick]

The question will be put at decision time.