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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Meeting of the Parliament 15 March 2017

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, European Union Referendum (Reports on Implications for Scotland), Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motion, Decision Time, Commonwealth Day 2017


Contents


Parliamentary Bureau Motion

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of a Parliamentary Bureau motion. I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move motion S5M-04611, on First Minister’s questions, portfolio and general questions and topical questions.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that the period for Members to—

lodge a First Minister’s Question for answer on Thursday 20 April should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 18 April;

submit their names for Portfolio and General Questions on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 April should end at noon on Monday 10 April; and

lodge a Topical Question for answer on Tuesday 18 April should be 9.30am on Tuesday 18 April.—[Joe FitzPatrick]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer

The question on the motion will be put at decision time.

Before we move to decision time, I am sure that members will wish to join me in welcoming to the gallery Mr Akbar Khan, the secretary general of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. [Applause.]