Business Motions

– in the Scottish Parliament on 8th September 2021.

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The next item of business is consideration of business motion S6M-01143, in the name of George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a change to this week’s business.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees to the following revision to the programme of business for Thursday 9 September 2021— after

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Social Justice,

Housing and Local Government;

Constitution, External Affairs and Culture insert followed by Ministerial Statement: The Deaths of John Yuill and Lamara Bell delete

5.00 pm Decision Time and insert

5.30 pm Decision Time—[George Adam]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer:

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S6M-01111, in the name of George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 14 September 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by First Minister’s Statement: COVID-19 Update followed by Scottish Government Debate: A Caring Nation – Recovering, Remobilising and

Renewing Health and Social Care 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 15 September 2021

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Justice and Veterans;

Finance and the Economy followed by Ministerial Statement: Update on Cervical Screening followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.40 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 16 September 2021

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister's Questions followed by Members’ Business

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Education and Skills followed by Scottish Government Debate: A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 21 September 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions followed by Topical Questions (if selected) followed by First Minister’s Statement: COVID-19 Update 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 22 September 2021

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions:

Covid Recovery and Parliamentary Business;

Net Zero, Energy and Transport followed by Scottish Labour Party Business followed by Business Motions followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.10 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 23 September 2021

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:

Rural Affairs and Islands followed by Stage 1 Debate: Carers Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill followed by Financial Resolution: Carers Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 20 September 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.—[George Adam]

Motion agreed to.

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S6M-01112, in the name of George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on the stage 1 timetable for a bill.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1 be completed by 26 November 2021.—[George Adam]

Motion agreed to.