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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 February 2021 [Draft]

Agenda: Time for Reflection, Point of Order, Business Motion, Covid-19, Point of Order, Business Motion, Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill, Decision Time, Scotland’s Railways


Business Motion

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-24196, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out the timetable for the stage 3 consideration of the Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill. We were all set up to move the motion, but the point of order possibly disrupted matters, so we will take a slight pause.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, during stage 3 of the Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill, debate on groups of amendments shall, subject to Rule 9.8.4A, be brought to a conclusion by the time limits indicated, those time limits being calculated from when the stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when a meeting of the Parliament is suspended (other than a suspension following the first division in the Stage being called) or otherwise not in progress:

Groups 1 to 5: 30 minutes

Groups 6 to 8: 1 hour

Groups 9 to 11: 1 hour and 40 minutes.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.