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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Thursday, May 2, 2019

Meeting of the Parliament 02 May 2019

Agenda: General Question Time, First Minister’s Question Time, Rwandan Genocide (25th Anniversary), Portfolio Question Time, Business Motion, Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill, Business Motion, Motion without Notice, Decision Time


Business Motion

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame)

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-17146, in the name of Graeme Dey on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on the timetabling of the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill. Any member who wishes to speak against the motion should press their request-to-speak button now.

I call Patrick Harvie, as a member of the bureau, to move the motion. That was a wee surprise for you.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, during stage 3 of the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Bill, debate on groups of amendments shall, subject to Rule 9.8.4A, be brought to a conclusion by the time limit indicated, those time limits being calculated from when the stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when a meeting of the Parliament is suspended (other than a suspension following the first division in the stage being called) or otherwise not in progress:

Groups 1 to 5: 55 minutes

Groups 6 to 10: 1 hour 45 minutes

Groups 11 to 13: 2 hours 25 minutes.—[Patrick Harvie]

Motion agreed to.

The Deputy Presiding Officer

I will let members change seats before we resume.

14:22 Meeting suspended.  14:23 On resuming—