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Meeting of the Parliament

Wednesday 23 May 2007

Note: (DT) signifies a decision taken at Decision Time.

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

1. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-61—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 23 May 2007

2.30 pm Business Motion

followed by First Minister’s Statement: the Government’s Priorities

followed by Ministerial Statement: Future of the Post Office

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

4.30 pm Decision Time

Thursday 24 May 2007

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Election of Members of the Parliamentary Corporation

followed by Motion of the First Minister: Law Officers

followed by Ministerial Statement: Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfer

2.15 pm Executive Debate: the Approach to Government

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 30 May 2007

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Executive Debate: Wealthier and Fairer

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Thursday 31 May 2007

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12.00 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Ministerial Statement: UK Energy White Paper and Scotland

followed by Executive Debate: Transport

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 6 June 2007

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Executive Business

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 7 June 2007

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12.00 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

followed by Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

The motion was agreed to.

2. First Minister’s Statement: The First Minister made a statement and answered questions on the Government’s Priorities.      

3. Ministerial Statement: The Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Sustainable Growth (John Swinney) made a statement and answered questions on the Future of the Post Office.

4. Suspension of Standing Orders: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-62—That the Parliament agrees that Rule 5.6.1(c) of Standing Orders be suspended for the purposes of Members’ Business on Wednesday 23, Thursday 24, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 May 2007.

The motion was agreed to (DT).

5. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on item 4 as noted above.

The meeting closed at 4.34 pm.

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
23 May 2007


Appendix
(Note: this Appendix does not form part of the Minutes)

Other Documents

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 22 May 2007 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Serious and Organised Crime Agency Annual Report 2006-07 (SE/2007/90)

laid under part 1, chapter 1, section 7 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 23 May 2007 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman: Compendium of Case Reports for May 2007 (SPSO/2007/04)—

Case 200502175: UHI Millennium Institute
Case 200502845: The Robert Gordon University
Case 200503232: University of Dundee
Case 200401686: Lanarkshire NHS Board
Case 200501792: Lanarkshire NHS Board
Case 200502016: Lanarkshire NHS Board
Case 200502533: A GP Practice, Lanarkshire NHS Board
Case 200600940: Lanarkshire NHS Board
Case 200402199: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200500848: A Dentist, Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200501972: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200503022: Argyll and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200601268: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200601357: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Cases 200500179 & 200602372: An Orthodontic Practice, Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board and NHS National Services Scotland
Case 200501331: A Dentist, Argyll and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200501210: Lothian NHS Board
Case 200600710: A Dentist, Lothian NHS Board
Case 200501171: A Dentist, Forth Valley NHS Board
Case 200500578: Grampian NHS Board
Case 200502839: Ayrshire and Arran NHS Board
Case 200502596: Glasgow Housing Association Ltd
Case 200400549: South Lanarkshire Council
Case 200401691: East Ayrshire Council
Case 200502948: North Lanarkshire Council
Case 200601668: South Lanarkshire Council
Case 200601894: Falkirk Council
Case 200401727: Shetland Islands Council
Case 200502225: The Highland Council
Case 200503214: The Highland Council
Case 200601457: Orkney Islands Council
Case 200402197: The City of Edinburgh Council
Case 200502683: The City of Edinburgh Council
Case 200503204: The City of Edinburgh Council
Cases 200402093 & 200500680: Perth and Kinross Council
Case 200600838: Perth and Kinross Council
Case 200501045: Aberdeenshire Council
Case 200502742: Angus Council
Case 200600707: Angus Council
Case 200502416: Scottish Borders Council
Case 200500936: West Dunbartonshire Council
Case 200501913: Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority
Case 200600463: East Dunbartonshire Council
Case 200601262: Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority
Case 200401189: Highlands & Islands Enterprise
Case 200501343: Scottish Legal Aid Board
Case 200501535: Crown Office
Case 200501593: Scottish Legal Aid Board
Case 200501921: Scottish Executive Inquiry Reporters Unit
Case 200600617: Scottish Executive

laid under Section 15(1) of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002

The National Archives of Scotland: Annual Report of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland 2005-06 (SE/2007/82)