Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 10 February 2021.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-24102, 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 16 February 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 followed by Scottish Government Debate: Independent Review of Adult Social Care followed by Committee Announcements followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.05 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 17 February 2021

12.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.30 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Liberal Democrat Party Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

4.30 pm Decision Time

Thursday 18 February 2021

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity;

Justice and the Law Officers;

Constitution, Europe and External Affairs followed by Scottish Government Debate: Doing Politics Differently – The Report of the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland

5.05 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business followed by Members’ Business

Tuesday 23 February 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19 followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill followed by Committee Announcements followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.00 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 24 February 2021

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Economy, Fair Work and Culture;

Education and Skills followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

4.50 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 25 February 2021

12.30 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Portfolio Questions:

Health and Sport followed by Stage 1 Debate: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill followed by Scottish Government Debate: Scottish Rate Resolution

6.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 15 February 2021, 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 motion S5M-24103, also in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on a stage 2 timetable.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 26 February 2021.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.