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Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 4th December 2013.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-08472, 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 10 December 2013

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Scottish Government Debate: Human Rights followed by Scottish Government Debate: End Year Fish Negotiations followed by Scottish Government Debate: Youth Sport Strategy followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 11 December 2013

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Portfolio Questions

Health and Wellbeing followed by Ministerial Statement: Local Government Finance Settlement 2014-15 followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.30 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 12 December 2013

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

12.30 pm Members’ Business

2.15 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.15 pm Members’ Business followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Bill followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 17 December 2013

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Landfill Tax (Scotland) Bill followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 18 December 2013

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions

Culture and External Affairs;

Infrastructure, Investment and Cities followed by Scottish Government Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 19 December 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 Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer:

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-08475, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a stage 1 timetable for the Defective and Dangerous Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Defective and Dangerous Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 4 April 2014.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.

The next item of business is consideration of three business motions. I ask Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, to move en bloc motions S4M-08476, S4M-08477 and S4M-08478, setting out stage 2 timetables for various bills.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 24 January 2014.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 7 February 2014.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 13 December 2013.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motions agreed to.