Back to the Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin No. 188/2006: Thursday 21 December 2006
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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish National Party Debate: Trident

followed by Scottish National Party Debate: Post Offices

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

followed by Members’ Business – debate on the subject of S2M-5117 Andrew Welsh: Respect Your Life, Not a Knife

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Education and Young People, Tourism, Culture and Sport;

Finance and Public Services and Communities

2.55 pm Procedures Committee Debate: 6th Report 2006, Public Bills and Substitution; 7th Report 2006, Members’ Interests (Parliamentary Determinations and Resolutions); 8th Report 2006, Consolidation Bill Procedure; 9th Report 2006, Rule 10.3.2 (the "20-day rule")

followed by Finance Committee Debate: Stage 2 of the 2007-08 Budget Process

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

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