Back to the Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin No. 153/2008: Thursday 30 October 2008
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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Liberal Democrats Debate: A Helping Hand with the Rising Cost of Living

followed by Scottish Liberal Democrats Debate: The Importance of HBOS to the Scottish Economy and Jobs

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Europe, External Affairs and Culture;
Education and Lifelong Learning

2.55 pm Ministerial Statement: Teacher Employment Working Group Report

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Non-Native Invasive Species

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – debate on the subject of S3M-2655 Kenneth Gibson: Become Lupus Aware

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

Announcements:

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