Parliamentary Bureau Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The next item of business is consideration of six Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, to move motions S5M-16734 and S5M-16735, on deadlines for lodging questions, motion S5M-16736, on the designation of a lead committee, and motions S5M-16737 to S5M-16739, on the approval of Scottish statutory instruments.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that the period for Members to— lodge a Topical Question for answer on Tuesday 7 May should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 7 May; submit their names for Portfolio and General Questions on Wednesday 15 May and Thursday 16 May should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 7 May; lodge a First Minister’s Question for answer on Thursday 9 May should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 7 May.

That the Parliament agrees that the period for Members to— lodge a Topical Question for answer on Tuesday 28 May should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 28 May; submit their names for Portfolio and General Questions on Wednesday 5 June and Thursday 6 June should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 28 May; lodge a First Minister’s Question for answer on Thursday 30 May should end at 9.30am on Tuesday 28 May.

That the Parliament agrees that the Local Government and Communities Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill at stage 1.

That the Parliament agrees that the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (Designation of Persons as Scottish Public Authorities) Order 2019 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2019 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Motor Sport on Public Roads (Scotland) Regulations 2019 [draft] be approved.—[

Graeme Dey

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