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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, Treatment Time Guarantee, Education, Point of Order, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time, Foster Care Fortnight


Parliamentary Bureau Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of three Parliamentary Bureau motions. I call Graeme Dey to move motions S5M-17288, on approval of a Scottish statutory instrument, S5M-17289, on designation of a lead committee, and S5M-17297, on a committee meeting at the same time as the Parliament.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Act 2003 (Treatment of South of Scotland Enterprise as Specified Authority) Order 2019 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Local Government and Communities Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1.

That the Parliament agrees that, under Rule 12.3.3B of Standing Orders, the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee can meet, if necessary, at the same time as a meeting of the Parliament from 2.30pm to 4.30pm on Tuesday 28 May 2019 for the purpose of considering evidence on its inquiry on the report of the Committee on Climate Change.—[Graeme Dey]