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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Meeting of the Parliament 30 May 2018

Agenda: Business Motion, Islands (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3, Islands (Scotland) Bill, Business Motion, Decision Time, People with Learning Disabilities (Housing)


Business Motion

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

Good afternoon. The first item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-12423, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for consideration of the Islands (Scotland) Bill at stage 3.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, during stage 3 of the Islands (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 3: 1 hour

Groups 4 to 6: 2 hours

Groups 7 to 10: 2 hours 45 minutes.—[Joe FitzPatrick]

Motion agreed to.