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Chamber and committees

Meeting date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 13 January 2021

Agenda: Business Motion, Vaccination Plan, Covid-19 Education Update, First Minister’s Question Time, Business Motions, Parliamentary Bureau Motion, Decision Time


Contents


Business Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh)

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-23849, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) the following programme of business—

Tuesday 19 January 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Legislative Consent to the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill

followed by Stage 1 Debate: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods and Services) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.55 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 20 January 2021

12.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.30 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Ministerial Statement: Update on Drugs Policy

followed by Scottish Labour Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

5.15 pm Decision Time

Thursday 21 January 2021 (Virtual)

1.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.00 pm Ministerial Statement: Scotland’s Economic Performance: the contribution of place-based economic development zones

followed by Ministerial Statement: Rural Economy – Brexit

followed by Justice and the Law Officers
Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity;
Rural Economy and Tourism;
Portfolio Question Time:

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.15 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 26 January 2021

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions

followed by Ministerial Statement: COVID-19

followed by Stage 2: The Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution: Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Committee Announcements

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

4.40 pm Decision Time

Wednesday 27 January 2021

12.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

12.30 pm First Minister’s Questions

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Stage 2: Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill

followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Approval of SSIs (if required)

5.00 pm Decision Time

Thursday 28 January 2021 (Virtual)

1.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

1.00 pm Scottish Government Business

followed by Education and Skills
Economy, Fair Work and Culture;
Constitution, Europe and External Affairs;
Portfolio Question Time:

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Post-mortem Examinations (Defence Time Limit) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Stage 1 Debate: University of St. Andrews (Degrees in Medicine and Dentistry) Bill

4.45 pm Decision Time

(b) that, for the purposes of Portfolio Questions in the week beginning 18 January 2021, in rule 13.7.3, after the word “except” the words “to the extent to which the Presiding Officer considers that the questions are on the same or similar subject matter or” are inserted.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.

The Presiding Officer

The next item is consideration of business motion S5M-23850, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out a stage 2 timetable.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees that consideration of the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill at stage 2 be completed by 29 January 2021.—[Graeme Dey]

Motion agreed to.