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– in the Scottish Parliament at 5:00 pm on 13th January 2010.

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Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None 5:00 pm, 13th January 2010

There are two questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that motion S3M-5428, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Bill.

Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None

The second question is, that motion S3M-5464, in the name of John Swinney, on the Financial Services Bill, which is UK legislation, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the relevant provisions of the Financial Services Bill, introduced in the House of Commons on 19 November 2009, relating to the enhancement of understanding and knowledge of the public of financial matters and the ability of members of the public to manage their own financial affairs, so far as these matters fall within the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament, should be considered by the UK Parliament.