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Scottish Parliament Corporate Body Question Time – 27 October 2010

Members are advised that, following the Parliament’s agreement to Business Motion S3M-7160 yesterday, there will be an SPCB Question Time on Wednesday 27 October 2010 at 2.15 pm, after Time for Reflection, for 15 minutes.

The arrangements for this Question Time will be as follows in accordance with Rule 13.9 of Standing Orders. Oral questions to the SPCB can be lodged now and until 4.00 pm on Tuesday 19 October 2010. 12 questions will be randomly selected on 20 October and the selected questions will be published in the Business Bulletin on Monday 25 October 2010. Members whose questions are selected will be informed by email on 20 October 2010. Members are reminded that questions to the SPCB can only be on matters concerning the SPCB or the staff of the Parliament.


Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Labour Party Business: The Future of Scotland’s Supported Employment Workplaces

11.40 am General Question Time

12.00 pm First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Finance and Sustainable Growth

2.55 pm Scottish Government Debate: Refresh of the Skills Strategy

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – S3M-6498 James Kelly: Support for Sport in Scotland’s Communities


Meetings of Committees

1.00 pm Forth Crossing Bill Committee Committee Room 5

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

- Other Future Meetings

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 Legislatio