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Meetings of Committees

9.30 am Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee Committee Room 6
10.00 am Public Audit Committee Committee Room 2
10.00 am Rural Affairs and Environment Committee Committee Room 3

Meeting of the Parliament

The Presiding Officer wishes to announce that, subject to agreement of Business Motion S3M-5420, today’s business will be as follows:

2.30 pm Time for Reflection – Rev Maureen Leitch, Bourock Parish Church, Barrhead

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Ministerial Statement: Education

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Scottish Government’s Response to the Pre-Budget Report

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – S3M-5328 Claire Baker: 40 Years of the Open University

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