Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 2nd December 2020.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-23573, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to tomorrow’s business.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees to the following revision to the programme of business on Thursday 3 December— after

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Finance insert followed by

Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery delete

5.05 pm Decision Time insert

5.35 pm Decision Time—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer:

The next item is consideration of business motion S5M-23551, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 8 December 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions followed by

Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 followed by

Ministerial Statement: Brexit Readiness followed by

Finance and Constitution Committee Debate: Parliament’s Evolving Scrutiny Function followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 9 December 2020

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform;

Rural Economy and Tourism followed by

Ministerial Statement: Coronavirus Legislation followed by

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Approval of SSIs (if required)

5.40 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 10 December 2020

12.20 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.20 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity followed by

Stage 3 Proceedings: Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill followed by

Financial Resolution: Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.35 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 15 December 2020

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by

Topical Questions followed by

Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill followed by

Financial Resolution: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill followed by

Committee Announcements followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.00 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Wednesday 16 December 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 followed by

Approval of SSIs (if required)

5.10 pm Decision Time followed by

Members’ Business

Thursday 17 December 2020

12.20 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.20 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Economy, Fair Work and Culture followed by

Stage 1 Debate: Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill followed by

Business Motions followed by

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.35 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 7 December 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.

The next item is consideration of business motions S5M-23552 and S5M-23553, on the stage 1 timetable for two bills, and business motion S5M-23554, on the stage 2 timetable for a bill.

Motions moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 29 January 2021.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Post-mortem Examinations (Defence Time Limit) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 29 January 2021.

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 5 February 2021.—[

Graeme Dey

]

Motions agreed to.