Back to the Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin No.20/2005: Thursday 3 February 2005
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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.30 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish National Party Debate: The Economy

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time
2.00 pm Question Time—

Environment and Rural Development;
Health and Community Care;
General Questions

3.00 pm Ministerial Statement: Grant Awards: SEEKIT/SCORE

followed by Executive Debate: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2005
followed by Motion on Inquiries Bill – UK Legislation
followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business: Brian Adam: Cuts in Local Benefits Services

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


The sections which appear in today’s Business Bulletin are in bold


Section A: Today’s Business

- Meetings of Committees

- Meeting of the Parliament

Section B: Future Meetings of the Parliament

Section C: Future Meetings of Committees

Section D: Oral Questions

- Questions selected for First Minister’s Question Time

- 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

Section G: Bills

- New Bills introduced- New amendments to Bills- Members’ Bills proposals

Section H: New Documents – new documents laid before the Parliament and committee reports published

Section I: Petitions – new public petitions

Section J: Progress of Legislation – progress of Bills and subordinate legislation