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Meeting date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Meeting of the Parliament 04 March 2020

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, United Kingdom Government’s Approach to Negotiations with the European Union, Scottish Rate Resolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Early Years Education, Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill, Point of Order, Business Motion, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time, Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020


Contents


Decision Time

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The first question is, that motion S5M-21089, in the name of Clare Adamson, on science, technology, engineering and mathematics in early years education, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament notes the conclusions contained in the Education and Skills Committee’s 8th Report, 2019 (Session 5), Report on STEM in early years education (SP Paper 624).

The Presiding Officer

The next question is, that motion S5M-21087, in the name of Jeane Freeman, on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the relevant provisions of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill, introduced in the House of Lords on 5 June 2019, relating to ticket touting, so far as these matters fall within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

The Presiding Officer

The next question is on 10 Parliamentary Bureau motions. The question is, that motions S5M-21103 to S5M-21110, on the approval of Scottish statutory instruments, motion S5M-21128, on referral of the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020, and S5M-21129, on the appointment of an acting convener, be agreed to.

Motions agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Specified Type A Procedures) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Tax Rates and Tax Bands) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020 (SSI 2020/24) be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Treatment of Consumer Scotland as Specified Authority) Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Amendment of Specified Authorities) Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014 Amendment Regulations 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Alcohol (Minimum Price per Unit) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Census (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] be considered by the Parliament.

That, under rule 12.1A, the Parliament agrees that—

(a) Neil Bibby be appointed as a member of the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee; and

(b) an acting convener of the Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee shall be chosen for the period 5 March 2020 to 9 September 2020.

The Presiding Officer

That concludes decision time.