Business Motion

– in the Scottish Parliament on 4th March 2020.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-21101, 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 10 March 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions (if selected) followed by

Scottish Government Debate: The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 followed by

Stage 3 Proceedings: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill followed by

Appointment of Auditor General for Scotland followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 11 March 2020

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform;

Rural Economy and Tourism followed by

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 12 March 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 Ministerial Statement: Independent Inquiry into Mental Health Services in Tayside followed by

Portfolio Questions:

Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 17 March 2020

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 18 March 2020

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Justice and the Law Officers;

Constitution,

Europe and External Affairs followed by

Scottish Government Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 19 March 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:

Economy, Fair Work and Culture followed by

Stage 3 Proceedings: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 9 March 2020, 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.