Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament at 4:56 pm on 13th January 2010.

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Photo of Alasdair Morgan Alasdair Morgan Scottish National Party 4:56 pm, 13th January 2010

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S3M-5508, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Photo of Bruce Crawford Bruce Crawford Scottish National Party

Presiding Officer, I am glad that the Parliamentary Bureau has agreed a full programme of business for Wednesday 20 January, Thursday 21 January, Wednesday 27 January and Thursday 28 January. I commend the motion to the Parliament and I move,

That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business— Wednesday 20 January 2010

2.30 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Stage 1 Debate: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill followed by Business Motion followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business Thursday 21 January 2010

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

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

2.15 pm Themed Question Time Justice and Law Officers; Rural Affairs and the Environment

2.55 pm Scottish Government Debate: Scotland's Water Rescue Review followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business Wednesday 27 January 2010

2.30 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill followed by Business Motion followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business Thursday 28 January 2010

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Scottish Government Business

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

2.15 pm Themed Question Time Finance and Sustainable Growth

2.55 pm Scottish Government Business followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members' Business.

Motion agreed to.

Photo of Alasdair Morgan Alasdair Morgan Scottish National Party

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S3M-5509, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for stage 1 of the Alcohol etc (Scotland) Bill.

Photo of Bruce Crawford Bruce Crawford Scottish National Party

Presiding Officer, the Parliamentary Bureau discussed the paper on motion S3M-5509 on Tuesday and we agreed that consideration of the Alcohol etc (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 should be completed by 7 May 2010. I commend the motion to the Parliament and I move,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Alcohol etc. (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 be completed by 7 May 2010.

Motion agreed to,

Photo of Alasdair Morgan Alasdair Morgan Scottish National Party

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S3M-5510, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for stage 2 consideration of the Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Home Owner and Debtor Protection (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 be completed by 29 January 2010.—[Bruce Crawford.]

Motion agreed to.

Photo of Alasdair Morgan Alasdair Morgan Scottish National Party

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S3M-5511, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for stage 2 consideration of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 be completed by 12 March 2010.—[Bruce Crawford.]

Motion agreed to.