45/2014: Thursday 13 March 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Questions - 27 March 2014

SPCB Questions will take place at 2.30 pm on Thursday 27 March.

Oral questions to the SPCB can be lodged from today until 4.30 pm on Wednesday 19 March. Up to 12 questions will be randomly selected and published in the Business Bulletin on Friday 21 March.

Members are reminded that questions to the SPCB can be only on matters concerning the SPCB or the staff of the Parliament.

Royal Assent

The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 5) received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014.

The Budget (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 6) received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014.


Summary of Today’s Business

Meetings of Committees

9.30 am

Equal Opportunities Committee

Committee Room 1

9.30 am

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Committee Room 6


Meeting of the Parliament

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

12.30 pm Members’ Business – S4M-08928 Claire Baker: Recognising the Work of Greener Kirkcaldy

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Scottish Government Debate: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Amendment Order 2014 [draft]

followed by Welfare Reform Committee Debate: The Impact of Welfare Reform

followed by Legislative Consent Motion: High Speed Rail (London – West Midlands) Bill 2013-14 - UK Legislation

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

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

Section A: Today's Business

Meetings of Committees and Meeting of the Parliament

Section B: Future Meetings of the Parliament

Future Meetings of the Parliament

Section C: Future Meetings of Committees

There is no information on future meetings of Committees in today's Business Bulletin.

Section D: Oral Questions

Questions selected for First Minister’s Question Time and 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

Motions and Amendments

Section G: Bills

New Bills introduced, new amendments to Bills and Members' Bills proposals

Section H: New Documents

New documents laid before the Parliament and Committee Reports published

Section I: Petitions

There is no information on Petitions in today's Business Bulletin.

Section J: Progress of Legislation

Progress of Bills and Subordinate Legislation

Section K: Corrections

There is no information on corrections to the Official Report in today's Business Bulletin