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Business Bulletin No. 114/2003

Tuesday 9 September 2003

Section J: Parliamentary Bureau: Note of Decisions

NOTE OF DECISIONS TAKEN AT THE MEETING OF THE PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU: 2 SEPTEMBER 2003 AT 2.30 PM

 

Members:

Presiding Officer George Reid (in the chair)

Deputy Presiding Officer Trish Godman

Deputy Presiding Officer Murray Tosh

Labour Party Business Manager Patricia Ferguson

Scottish National Party Business Manager Bruce Crawford

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Business Manager Bill Aitken

Liberal Democrat Party Business Manager Tavish Scott

Scottish Green Party Business Manager Mark Ballard

Scottish Socialist Party Representative on Carolyn Leckie

the Parliamentary Bureau

1. Future business programme

It was agreed to recommend to the Parliament a future business programme for weeks beginning 8 and 15 September 2003. (for text of motion see Section F of the Business Bulletin for 4 September 2003)

2. Time for Reflection

The Bureau considered a review of contributors for Time for Reflection for the first Parliamentary session, and agreed recommendations for future contributors.

3. European and External Relations Committee and Enterprise and Culture

Committee - proposal for Committee travel to Barcelona

The Bureau considered a request from the European and External

Relations Committee and the Enterprise and Culture Committee and agreed to

send up to 4 committee members to Barcelona to meet with their counterparts in

the Catalan Parliament and to attend events as part of the Executive's "Scotland

in Catalonia" event on 18 and 19 September 2003.

4. European and External Relations Committee - proposal for Committee

travel to Brussels

The Bureau considered and approved a request from the European and

External Relations Committee to send committee members to Brussels to

familiarise themselves with the European Parliament and Commission.

5. Next Meeting

The next Bureau meeting would be at 2.30 pm on Tuesday 9 September 2003.

Clerk to the Parliamentary Bureau

2 September 2003

 

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