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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2017

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, Housing, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motion, Decision Time, University of Stirling (50th Anniversary)


Contents


Business Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of two business motions: motion S5M-07647, setting out a business programme, and motion S5M-07648, on the stage 1 timetable for a bill.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 19 September 2017

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Ministerial Statement: Delivering Social Security for Scotland’s People

followed by Ministerial Statement: Ending Homelessness Together

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Dignity, Equality and Human Rights for All

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 20 September 2017

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions
Justice and the Law Officers;
Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

followed by Scottish Labour Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 21 September 2017

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

12.45 pm Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Preliminary Stage Debate: Edinburgh Bakers’ Widows’ Fund Bill

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 26 September 2017

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 27 September 2017

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions
Education and Skills

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 28 September 2017

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister's Questions

12.45 pm Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

and (b) that, in relation to First Minister’s Questions on 21 September, in rule 13.6.2, insert at end “and may provide an opportunity for Party Leaders to question the First Minister”.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 26 January 2018.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motions agreed to.