Back to the Scottish Parliament Business Bulletin No. 65/2008: Thursday 24 April 2008
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Summary of Today’s Business

Meeting of the Parliament

Revised at 10.00 am

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Ministerial Statement: National Qualifications

followed by Scottish Government Debate: International Education

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Europe, External Affairs and Culture;
Education and Lifelong Learning

2.55 pm Local Government and Communities Committee Debate: 5th Report 2008: Planning Application Processes (Menie Estate)

followed byMinisterial Statement: Industrial Action at Grangemouth Refinery

followed byParliamentary Bureau Motions

5.30 pm Decision Time

followed byMembers’ Business – debate on the subject of S3M-1539 Tricia Marwick: Leven to Thornton Rail Link

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