BUSINESS BULLETIN 69 / 2001
Tuesday 1 May 2001
Section J - Parliamentary Bureau: Note of Decisions
NOTE OF DECISIONS TAKEN AT THE MEETING OF THE PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU: 24 APRIL 2001 AT 2.00 PM
Presiding Officer – Sir David Steel (in the chair)
Deputy Presiding Officer – Patricia Ferguson
Deputy Presiding Officer – George Reid
Labour Party Business Manager – Tom McCabe
Scottish National Party Business Manager – Tricia Marwick
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Business Manager – Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
Liberal Democrat Party Business Manager – Euan Robson
It was agreed to recommend to Parliament future business, including Members’ Business and Designations of Lead Committee as detailed in motions S1M-1863 and S1M-1864 (for text of motions see Section F of the Business Bulletin for Wednesday 25 April 2001).
Referral of a number of provisions in the International Criminal Court (Scotland) Bill to the Subordinate Legislation Committee under Standing Order Rule 9.6.2 was approved.
The Committee’s request to appoint an adviser to assist in its inquiry into the management and maintenance of trunk roads was approved.
The Committee’s request to appoint an adviser to assist in its inquiry into the effect on future budgets of Private Finance Initiatives and Public Private Partnerships was approved.
The Parliamentary Bureau agreed that criteria for the removal of motions from the Business Bulletin should be revised (for details see Announcements Section in the Business Bulletin for Thursday 26 April 2001). In future, all motions will be removed from the Business Bulletin after six weeks (excluding recess time) unless:
The removal from the Business Bulletin of all motions over six weeks old on 30 March 2001 was approved.
Clerk to the Parliamentary Bureau
24 APRIL 2001