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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020

Agenda: Portfolio Question Time, Local Government (Funding), Business Motions, Decision Time, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (350th Anniversary)


Contents


Business Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of two business motions, the first of which is motion S5M-20546, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme. I ask Graeme Dey to move the motion.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 28 January 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Ministerial Statement: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Oversight Board Update

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 – 75th Anniversary

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 29 January 2020

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Health and Sport;
Communities and Local Government

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Scotland’s Future

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 30 January 2020

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

followed by Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:
Social Security and Older People

followed by Ministerial Statement: EU Exit

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Drugs and Alcohol – Preventing and Reducing Harms

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 4 February 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.30 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 5 February 2020

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Finance, Economy and Fair Work;
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 6 February 2020

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

followed by Members’ Business

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Rural Economy

followed by Ministerial Statement: Scottish Budget for 2020-21

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 27 January 2020, in rule 13.7.3, after the word “except” the words “to the extent to which the Presiding Officer considers that the questions are on the same or similar subject matter or” are inserted.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer

The second business motion for consideration is motion S5M-20545, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on the extension of the stage 1 timetable for a bill. I ask Graeme Dey to move the motion.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be extended to 13 March 2020.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.