Back to the Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin No. 3/2011: Wednesday 12 January 2011
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Summary of Today’s Business

Meetings of Committees

9.30 am Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee Committee Room 1
9.30 am Rural Affairs and Environment Committee Committee Room 6
10.00 am Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee Committee Room 2
10.00 am Local Government and Communities Committee Committee Room 5
10.00 am Public Audit Committee Committee Room 4

Meeting of the Parliament

Subject to the Parliament’s approval of Revised Business Motion S3M 7683, today’s business is as follows—

2.00 pm Time for Reflection – Larry Blance, Kagyu Samye Dzong

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Ministerial Statement: Reform of the Police and Fire Rescue Services

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Autism (Scotland) Bill

followed by Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee Debate: Low Carbon Scotland: The Draft Report on Proposals and Policies

followed by Ministerial Statement: Proposed School Closures in Argyll

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

6.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – S3M-7353 Bob Doris: Paying Tribute to Scotland’s Irish Diaspora

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 Legislatio