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Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 9th October 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-19314, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revised business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 29 October 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Ministerial Statement: Promoting the Safe and Appropriate use of Fireworks in Scotland followed by

Scottish Government Debate: Improving Disability Assistance in Scotland followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 30 October 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Health and Sport;

Communities and Local Government followed by

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee Debate: Glasgow School of Art Fire followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 31 October 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:

Social Security and Older People followed by

Ministerial Statement: The Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual Target Report for 2017 followed by

Scottish Government Debate: Forestry Centenary followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 5 November 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Stage 1 Debate: UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 6 November 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Finance, Economy and Fair Work;

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform followed by

Scottish Government Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 7 November 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:

Rural Economy followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Referendums (Scotland) Bill followed by

Financial Resolution: Referendums (Scotland) Bill followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 28 October 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 is consideration of business motions S5M-19315, on the timetable for the stage 1 debate on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill, S5M-19316, on the stage 2 timetable for a bill, and S5M-19317 on the stage 1 timetable for a bill.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees, for the purposes of its consideration of the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill, under Rule 9.6.3A of the Standing Orders, that the Parliament shall consider the general principles of the Bill on the fourth sitting day after publication of the lead committee report.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish National Investment Bank Bill at stage 2 be completed by 29 November 2019.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 7 February 2020.—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motions agreed to.