Scottish Elections (Dates) Bill


Stage 1 scrutiny by the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

This page covers the consideration of the Bill at Stage 1 only. 

The Bill and accompanying documents, together with supporting information can be read on the Scottish Elections (Dates) Bill


The Committee considered the Bill at Stage 2 on 28 January 2016

Read the Official Report

Stage 3 of the Bill was completed on 25 February 2016.


Written evidence

The Committee issued a letter to all MSPs on 25 November 2015. The deadline for responses was 2 December 2015.

Read the submissions received

Oral Evidence

The Committee took evidence from the Minister for Parliamentary Business at its meeting on 3 December 2015.

Read the papers and official reports


The Committee published its report on 14 December 2015


The Stage 1 Debate on the Scottish Elections (Dates) Bill took place on 7 January 2016

Read the Official Report


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