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J: SPB: Note of Decisions
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Business Bulletin No. 52/2003

Tuesday 18 March 2003

Section J: Parliamentary Bureau: Note of Decisions

  

NOTE OF DECISIONS TAKEN AT THE MEETING OF THE PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU: 11 MARCH 2003 AT 2.30 PM

Members:

Presiding Officer Sir David Steel (in the chair)

Deputy Presiding Officer George Reid

Deputy Presiding Officer Murray Tosh

Labour Party Business Manager Patricia Ferguson

Scottish National Party Business Manager Fiona Hyslop

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Business Manager Alex Johnstone

Liberal Democrat Party Business Manager Euan Robson

1. Future Business Programme

It was agreed to recommend to the Parliament a business programme for future business for the week commencing 24 March 2003. (for text of motion see Section F of the Business Bulletin for 12 March 2003)

2. Procedural Motions

It was agreed to recommend to the Parliament that the following Statutory Instruments be approved:

The draft Landfill (Scotland) Regulations 2003;

The draft Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) (Scotland) Regulations 2003;

The draft General Commissioners of Income Tax (Expenses)(Scotland) Regulations 2003;

The draft SFGS Farmland Premium Scheme 2003.

3. Gaelic Language (Scotland) Bill – Stage 2 referral

The Bureau agreed to refer the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Bill back to the Education, Culture and Sport Committee pending consideration at Stage 2, highlighting that amendments for this Stage could not be considered by that Committee until the Financial Resolution had been agreed.

4. Date of Next Meeting

It was agreed that the next meeting would be at 2.30 pm on 18 March 2003.

 

 

Lee Bridges

Clerk to the Parliamentary Bureau

11 March 2003

 

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