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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Thursday, October 6, 2016

Meeting of the Parliament 06 October 2016

Agenda: General Question Time, First Minister’s Question Time, Island Health Boards, Underground Coal Gasification Review, BBC Royal Charter and Framework Agreement, Investigatory Powers Bill, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time


Parliamentary Bureau Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of two Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move, en bloc, motion S5M-01860 on the establishment of a sub-committee and motion S5M-01861 on the meetings of the sub-committee.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees to establish a sub-committee of the Parliament as follows:

Name of Committee: Justice Sub-Committee on Policing.

Remit: To consider and report on the operation of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 as it relates to policing.

Duration: Until the end of the Parliamentary session.

Number of members: 7.

Membership: Mary Fee, John Finnie, Liam McArthur, Rona Mackay, Ben Macpherson, Margaret Mitchell, Stewart Stevenson.

That the Parliament agrees that, under Rule 12.3.3B of Standing Orders, the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing can meet, if necessary, at 1.00pm on a Thursday for the purpose of conducting a meeting of the sub-committee and that any meeting held under this Rule is concluded before the commencement of a meeting of the Parliament that afternoon.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

The Presiding Officer

The question on the motions will be put at decision time, to which we now come.