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Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 19th June 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-17816, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 25 June 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Ministerial Statement: An Update on Scotland’s Education Reforms followed by

Stage 3 Proceedings: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill followed by

Election to the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 26 June 2019

1.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Communities and Local Government;

Social Security and Older People;

Finance, Economy and Fair Work followed by

Ministerial Statement: Progress on Establishing the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland, Scotland’s Constitutional Future followed by

Ministerial Statement: Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, First Year Progress Report followed by

Scottish Government Debate: Working Group on Tenement Maintenance followed by

Ministerial Statement: Transvaginal Mesh Update followed by

Appointments to the Poverty and Inequality Commission followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.30 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 27 June 2019

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister's Questions

12.45 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 3 September 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Scottish Government Business followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 4 September 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity followed by

Scottish Government Debate followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 5 September 2019

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister's Questions followed by

Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity followed by

Scottish Government Business followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, in relation to any debate on a business motion setting out a business programme taken on Wednesday 26 June 2019, the second sentence of rule 8.11.3 is suspended and replaced with “Any Member may speak on the motion at the discretion of the Presiding Officer”;

(c) that, in relation to First Minister’s Questions on Thursday 27 June 2019, in rule 13.6.2, insert at end “and may provide an opportunity for Party Leaders or their representatives to question the First Minister”; and

(d) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 24 June 2019, in rule 13.7.3, after the word “except” the words “to the extent to which the Presiding Officer considers that the questions are on the same or similar subject matter or” are inserted.—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer:

The next item of business is consideration of business motions S5M-17818 and S5M-17819, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on the stage 1 timetable for two bills.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 20 December 2019.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Referendums (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 8 November 2019.—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motions agreed to.