30 May Vol 1, No 6 Session 3

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

The meeting opened at 2.15 pm.

1. Time for Reflection: Pastor Paul Coventry, Stranraer Baptist Church, led Time for Reflection.

2. Wealthier and Fairer: The Parliament debated the subject of Wealthier and Fairer.

3. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-87—That the Parliament agrees the following revision to the programme of business for Thursday 31 May 2007—

after,

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

replace,

followed by Executive Business

with,

followed by Executive Debate: Rural Development Programme

The motion was agreed to.

4. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-88—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 6 June 2007

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Ministerial Statement: Future of Accident and Emergency Units at Ayr and Monklands Hospitals

followed by Executive Debate: Safer and Stronger

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 Labour Party Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12.00 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time—

Health and Wellbeing;
Rural Affairs and the Environment

followed by Establishment of Committees

followed by Executive Debate: Sex Offenders

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 13 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 14 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—

Finance and Sustainable Growth;
Justice and Law Officers

followed by Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

The motion was agreed to.

5. Office of the Clerk: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-89—That the Parliament agrees that between 1 June 2007 and 31 August 2008, the Office of the Clerk will be open on all days except: Saturdays and Sundays, 30 November 2007, 24 December (pm), 25 and 26 December 2007, 1 and 2 January 2008, 21 and 24 March 2008, 5 May, 23 and 26 May 2008.

The motion was agreed to (DT).

6. Rule 2.3.1: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-0090—That the Parliament agrees the following dates under Rule 2.3.1: 30 June - 2 September 2007 (inclusive), 6 - 21 October 2007 (inclusive), 22 December 2007 - 4 January 2008 (inclusive), 9 - 17 February 2008 (inclusive), 29 March - 13 April 2008 (inclusive) and 28 June - 31 August 2008 (inclusive).

The motion was agreed to (DT).

7. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 5 and 6 as noted above.

The meeting closed at 5.02 pm.

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
30 May 2007