Business Motion

– in the Scottish Parliament at 2:34 pm on 9th November 2005.

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Photo of Trish Godman Trish Godman Labour 2:34 pm, 9th November 2005

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S2M-3536, in the name of Margaret Curran, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for stage 3 consideration of the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that, during Stage 3 of the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Bill, debate on groups of amendments shall, subject to Rule 9.8.4A, be brought to a conclusion by the time limits indicated (each time limit being calculated from when the Stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when the 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 and 2 - 20 minutes Groups 3 and 4 - 50 minutes Groups 5 to 7 - 1 hour and 15 minutes Groups 8 to 10 - 1 hour and 40 minutes.—[Ms Margaret Curran.]

Motion agreed to.