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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 03 February 2021

Agenda: First Minister’s Question Time, Brexit, Universal Support for Self-Isolation, Unexplained Wealth Orders (Donald Trump), Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time


Contents


Business Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-24040, 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 9 February 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19

followed by Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee Debate: Green Recovery

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 10 February 2021

12.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.30 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

4.30 pm Decision Time

Thursday 11 February 2021 (Virtual)

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

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

followed by Ministerial Statement: Developing Scotland’s Hydrogen Economy

followed by Ministerial Statement: Coronavirus Legislation Update

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

4.15 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

followed by Members’ Business

Tuesday 16 February 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.05 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 17 February 2021

12.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.30 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Liberal Democrat Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

4.30 pm Decision Time

Thursday 18 February 2021 (Virtual)

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity;
Justice and the Law Officers;
Constitution, Europe and External Affairs

followed by Scottish Government Business

5.05 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

followed by Members’ Business

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 8 February 2021, in rule 13.7.3, after the word “except” the words “to the extent to which the Presiding Officer considers that the questions are on the same or similar subject matter or” are inserted.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer

The next item is consideration of business motions S5M-24041 and S5M-24042, on the stage 1 timetable for two bills.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Fair Rents (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 25 March 2021.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Travelling Funfairs (Licensing) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 25 March 2021.—[Graeme Dey]

Motions agreed to.