Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament at 4:58 pm on 15th March 2006.

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Photo of George Reid George Reid None 4:58 pm, 15th March 2006

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S2M-4115, in the name of Margaret Curran, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business— Wednesday 22 March 2006

2.30 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Ministerial Statement: Scotland's Species followed by Final Stage Proceedings: Edinburgh Tram (Line Two) Bill followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill - UK Legislation followed by Business Motion followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business Thursday 23 March 2006

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Executive Debate: Growing a Knowledge Economy

11.40 am General Question Time 12 noon First Minister's Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time— Health and Community Care; Environment and Rural Development

2.55 pm Executive Debate: Strategy for an Ageing Population followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business Wednesday 29 March 2006

2.30 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Final Stage Proceedings: Edinburgh Tram (Line One) Bill followed by Business Motion followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business Thursday 30 March 2006

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Scottish National Party Business

11.40 am General Question Time 12 noon First Minister's Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time— Enterprise, Transport and Lifelong Learning Justice and Law Officers;

2.55 pm Executive Business followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business.—[Ms Margaret Curran.]

Motion agreed to.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motions S2M-4105, S2M-4106 and S2M-4107, in the name of Margaret Curran, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out timetables for legislation.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that the timetable for consideration of the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 be extended to 5 May 2006.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Crofting Reform etc. Bill at Stage 1 be completed by 30 June 2006.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 be completed by 8 September 2006.—[Ms Margaret Curran.]

Motions agreed to.