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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Debate on a Government Motion to treat the Convention Rights Proceedings (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill as an Emergency Bill

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Convention Rights Proceedings (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Review of SPCB Supported Bodies Committee Debate: Proposal for a Committee Bill

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Education and Lifelong Learning;
Europe, External Affairs and Culture

2.55 pm Committee of the Whole Parliament: Stage 2 Debate: Convention Rights Proceedings (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Convention Rights Proceedings (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Scottish Government Debate: The Energy, Commitment and Creativity of Scotland’s Festivals, and their Contribution to the Financial Success and Quality of Life in Scotland

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – S3M-4032 Jim Tolson: Rights of Former Gurkha Soldiers

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


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

- 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 Legislation