18/2015: Wednesday 28 January 2015


Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill

Subject to:

  • the Parliament’s agreement on Wednesday 28 January to motion number S4M-12183 on the suspension of Standing Orders, and
  • the Parliament’s agreement on Thursday 29 January to motion number S4M-12176 on the Bill’s general principles,

Members should note the timetable set out below for Stage 2 consideration of the Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill.

The Finance Committee expects to consider the Bill at Stage 2 on Wednesday 4 February. Amendments cannot be formally lodged until after the Bill’s general principles are agreed to; if the general principles are agreed to, the deadline for lodging Stage 2 amendments will be 4.30pm on Friday 30 January. While amendments can only be formally lodged on Friday 30 January, it would be helpful if members gave advance notice of any proposed amendments to the clerks in the Legislation Team (Room T1.01; email [email protected] ). The clerks will advise on the wording and admissibility of amendments in preparation for their formal lodging on Friday 30 January.

Summary of Today’s Business

Meetings of Committees

9.30 am

Finance Committee

the Mary Fairfax Somerville Room (CR2)

10.00 am

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

the Sir Alexander Flemming Room (CR3)

10.00 am

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee

the Robert Burns Room (CR1)

10.30 am

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee

the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)

Meeting of the Parliament

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions

Education and Lifelong Learning

followed by Ministerial Statement: Unconventional Oil and Gas

followed by Scottish Labour Party Debate: Women Offenders

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.30 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business – S4M-11190 Kevin Stewart: Hepatitis C

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

Section A: Today's Business

Meetings of Committees and Meeting of the Parliament

Section B: Future Meetings of the Parliament

Future Meetings of the Parliament

Section D: Oral Questions

There is no information on Oral Questions in today's Business Bulletin

Section E: Written Questions

New Questions for Written Answer

Section F: Motions and Amendments

Motions and Amendments

Section G: Bills

New Bills introduced, new amendments to Bills and 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

Section K: Corrections

There is no information on corrections to the Official Report in today's Business Bulletin

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