Back to the Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin No.143/2005: Thursday 6 October 2005
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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish National Party Business: The Scottish Economy

followed by Scottish National Party Business: The Scottish Olympic Team

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time—

Finance and Public Services and Communities;

Education and Young People, Tourism, Culture and Sport

2.55 pm Ministerial Statement: Business Rates

followed by Stage 1 Debate: St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Bill

followed by Motion on Natural Environment and Rural Communities Bill – UK Legislation

followed by Motion on Civil Aviation Bill – UK Legislation

followed by SPCB Motion on Membership of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – Debate on the subject of S2M-3339 Euan Robson: South of Scotland Structural Funds

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

Meetings of Committees

12.45 pm Subordinate Legislation Committee Committee Room 6

1.00 pm Waverley Railway (Scotland) Bill Committee Committee Room 2


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