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Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 11th December 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-20199, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out our business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 17 December 2019

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Stage 3 Proceedings: 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 18 December 2019

1.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Education and Skills;

Health and Sport;

Communities and Local Government followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) Scotland Bill followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 19 December 2019

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

1.45 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.45 pm Stage 3 Proceedings: Referendums (Scotland) Bill followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 7 January 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Local Government and Communities Committee debate: Empty Homes 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 8 January 2020

1.15 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.15 pm Members’ Business followed by

Portfolio Questions:

Social Security and Older People;

Finance, Economy and Fair Work followed by

Scottish Government Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 9 January 2020

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:

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 16 December 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-20200, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for stage 2 consideration of the

Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill

.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 24 January 2020.—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motion agreed to.