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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Meeting of the Parliament 26 February 2020

Agenda: Inshore Fisheries, Portfolio Question Time, Police Scotland (Draft Budget 2020-21), Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motions, Decision Time, National Parent Forum of Scotland


Contents


Business Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of two business motions. I invite Graeme Dey to move business motion S5M-20996, in his name, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 3 March 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Each for Equal, Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 4 March 2020

1.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.30 pm Portfolio Questions:
Communities and Local Government;
Social Security and Older People

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Scottish Rate Resolution

followed by Education and Skills Committee Debate: STEM in Early Years Education

followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.30 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 5 March 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 Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Questions

followed by Portfolio Questions:
Finance

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 10 March 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 11 March 2020

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:
Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform;
Rural Economy and Tourism

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 12 March 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:
Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Animals and Wildlife (Scotland) 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 2 March 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

I invite Graeme Dey to move business motion S5M-20997, in his name, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on the stage 2 timetable for a bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 20 March 2020.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.