Work Programme

 

Work Programme

The Committee has agreed the following items as priorities in its work programme—

  • Possible Standing Orders rule changes arising from the Scotland Bill. The 4th Report 2012 which updates the Standing Orders to change the term “Scottish Executive” to “Scottish Government” has already been produced. The 5th Report 2012 brings into force the requirement that all bills introduced to the Scottish Parliament are accompanied by a statement of legislative competence from the person in charge  Other things to be looked at include: Presiding officer elections and SPCB membership.
  • Developing a new procedure for the Scottish Parliament to consent to orders under section 9 of the Public Bodies Act.
  • The Committee agreed to review the implementation of the recent changes that arose from Parliamentary reform, after February recess 2013; monitoring information will be collected from September. 
 

for further infirmation on the work of the Committee you can contact the Clerks on 0131 348 6924 or by email at sppa.committee@scottish.parliament.uk.