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Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 13th November 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-19837, 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 19 November 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Ministerial Statement: International Year of Plant Health 2020 followed by

Scottish Government Debate: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 20 November 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Culture, Tourism and External Affairs;

Education and Skills followed by

Scottish Labour Party Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 21 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 Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Questions

2.45 pm Portfolio Questions:

Health and Sport followed by

Scottish Government Debate: TV Licences for over 75s followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 26 November 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 27 November 2019

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Communities and Local Government;

Social Security and Older People followed by

Scottish Government Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 28 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:

Finance,

Economy and Fair Work followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 18 November 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 motion S5M-19838, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on consideration of a bill at stage 1.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill at stage 1 be extended to 10 January 2020.—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motion agreed to.