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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Ministerial Statement: Major Public Transport Projects update

followed by Appointment of the Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner for a second period

followed by Independents’ Group Debate: Make Poverty History

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time—

Finance and Communities;

Education and Young People, Tourism, Culture and Sport

2.55 pm Justice 1 Committee Debate: European Commission Green Papers on Applicable Law in Divorce and Succession and Wills

followed by European and External Relations Committee Debate: The Scottish Executive’s Fresh Talent Initiative

followed by Company Law Reform Bill Legislative Consent Motion – UK Legislation

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – Debate on the subject of S2M-4060 Dr Sylvia Jackson: Commonwealth Day 2006

For full details of today’s business, see Section A. For full details of the future business, see sections B and C.

Contents

The sections which appear in today’s Business Bulletin are in bold

Section A: Today’s Business

- Meetings of Committees

- Meeting of the Parliament

Section B: Future Meetings of the Parliament

Section C: Future Meetings of Committees

Section D: Oral Questions

- Questions selected for First Minister’s Question Time

- Questions selected for response by Ministers and junior Scottish Ministers at Question Time

Section E: Written Questions – new questions for written answer

Section F: Motions and Amendments

Section G: Bills

- New Bills introduced

- New amendments to Bills

- Members’ Bills proposals

Section H: New Documents – new documents laid before the Parliament and committee reports published

Section I: Petitions – new public petitions

Section J: Progress of Legislation – progress of Bills and subordinate legislation