Chamber Desk Arrangements - May Day Holiday
Members may wish to note that the Chamber Desk will be closed on Monday 6 May 2013. Arrangements for lodging of First Minister’s Questions, Topical Questions, motions and amendments for debate and the random draw for General and Portfolio Questions are set out below.
The deadline for submitting First Minister’s Questions for 9 May is 4.30 pm on Thursday 2 May.
The deadline for submitting Topical Questions for 7 May is 9.30 am on Tuesday 7 May.
Motions for debate on Tuesday 7 May should be lodged with the Chamber Desk by no later than 4.30 pm on Thursday 2 May; amendments to these motions should be lodged by 4.30 pm on Friday 3 May.
Members are advised that the deadline for submitting names for Portfolio Questions on 15 May 2013 and General Questions on 16 May 2013 is 12 noon on Friday 3 May. Members who are selected will be advised by email on that day.
Summary of Today’s Business
Meetings of Committees
Equal Opportunities Committee
Committee Room 4
Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee
Committee Room 5
Referendum (Scotland) Bill Committee
Committee Room 1
Meeting of the Parliament
11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions
11.40 am General Questions
12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions
12.30 pm Members’ Business – S4M-05930 John Pentland: Workers’ Memorial Day 2013
2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions
2.30 pm Stage 1 Debate: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Scotland) Bill
followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions
5.00 pm Decision Time
For full details of today’s business, see Section A. For full details of the future business, see sections B and C.
Meetings of Committees and Meeting of the Parliament
Future Meetings of the Parliament
There is no information on future meetings of Committees in today's Business Bulletin
Questions selected for First Minister’s Question Time and Questions selected for response by Ministers and Junior Scottish Ministers at Question Time
New Questions for Written Answer
New Bills introduced, new amendments to Bills and Members' Bills proposals
New documents laid before the Parliament and Committee Reports published
There is no information on Petitions in today's Business Bulletin
Progress of Bills and Subordinate Legislation
There is no information on corrections to the Official Report in today's Business Bulletin