Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 22nd May 2013.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-06672, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revised business programme for Thursday 23 May.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees to the following revision to the programme of business for Thursday 23 May 2013— delete

2.30 pm Stage 3 Proceedings: Forth Road Bridge Bill followed by Final Stage Proceedings: The National Trust for Scotland (Governance etc.) Bill and insert

2.30 pm Stage 3 Proceedings: Forth Road Bridge Bill followed by Ministerial Statement: Scottish Coal Industry Sector Taskforce followed by Final Stage Proceedings: The National Trust for Scotland (Governance etc.) Bill followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Energy Bill - UK Legislation—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer:

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-06671, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Tuesday 28 May 2013

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Equal Opportunities Committee Debate: Having and Keeping a Home, Steps to Preventing Homelessness among Young People followed by Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee Debate: Implementing Scottish Law Commission Reports followed by Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee Debate: Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Membership, Standing Order Rule Changes followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 29 May 2013

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions

Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth followed by Scottish Government Debate: Ensuring Access to High Quality Sustainable Services for People Living with Chronic Pain followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 30 May 2013

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

12.30 pm Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Government Debate: Transforming Scotland’s Railways followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 4 June 2013

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Scottish Government Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 5 June 2013

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions

Justice and the Law Officers;

Rural Affairs and the Environment followed by Scottish Government Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 6 June 2013

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

12.30 pm Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Government Business followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-06673, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for the stage 2 consideration of the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 7 June 2013.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.