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Plenary Session - Scottish Parliament: 19th June 2014

Plenary Session - Scottish Parliament: 19th June 2014

2.15 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Question Time

1. John Wilson: To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body how many incidents there have been in the Parliament complex since 2012 that have led to police action. (S4O-03388)

2. Patrick Harvie: To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what prices it will set for the proposed pilot of commercial access to the Parliament, and whether these will be reduced for non-profit or charitable organisations. (S4O-03389)

3. Annabelle Ewing: To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what progress the Parliament is making in meeting its environmental targets. (S4O-03356)

4. Cara Hilton: To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what steps it is taking to ensure that it maximises the benefits of digital working. (S4O-03387)

5. Siobhan McMahon: To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what security support and advice is available to members. (S4O-03390)

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill

S4M-10335 David Stewart: Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees that the Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill be passed.

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Historic Environment Scotland Bill

S4M-10371 Fiona Hyslop: Historic Environment Scotland Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Historic Environment Scotland Bill.

followed by Financial Resolution: Historic Environment Scotland Bill

S4M-09869 John Swinney: Historic Environment Scotland Bill: Financial Resolution—That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Historic Environment Scotland Bill, agrees to—

(a) any expenditure of a kind referred to in Rule 9.12.3(b) of the Parliament’s Standing Orders arising in consequence of the Act, and

(b) any charge or payment in relation to which Rule 9.12.4 of the Standing Orders applies arising in consequence of the Act.

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

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Justice Committee - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Justice Committee - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

1. Decisions on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take items 3 and 4 in private. 2. Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1 from— Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Philip Lamont, Head of Criminal Justice and Sentencing Unit, Jane Moffat, Head of Rehabilitation and Reintegration Unit, and Ann Davies, Directorate for Legal Services, Scottish Government. 3. Serious Crime Bill (UK Parliament legislation): The Committee will consider a draft report on the supplementary legislative consent memorandum LCM(S4) 33.2. 4. Work programme: The Committee will consider its work programme.

Members' Business - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Members' Business - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Members’ Business Debate on the subject of— S4M-11995 Stewart Maxwell: Holocaust Memorial Day 2015—That the Parliament notes that 27 January 2015 marks Holocaust Memorial Day, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and an opportunity for schools, colleges, faith groups and communities across Scotland to remember the six million men, women and children murdered by the Nazi regime in occupied Europe; acknowledges that this year marks perhaps the last significant anniversary that will be marked with the Holocaust in living memory; further notes that the theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 is Keep the Memory Alive; values the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz Project, which gives two post-16 students from every school and college in Scotland the opportunity to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau; applauds Lucy Paterson and Kieran Smyth, two students from St Andrew’s RC Secondary in Glasgow, who took part in the project and will deliver the Parliament’s Time for Reflection message on 27 January; celebrates the Holocaust survivors who have enriched Scotland as a nation, and recommits to ensuring that racism, sectarianism and bigotry are never allowed to go unchallenged in Scotland.

Plenary Session - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Plenary Session - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Scottish Government Debate: Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) – Supporting Individuals out of Redundancy into Employment S4M-12154 Fergus Ewing: Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) – Supporting Individuals out of Redundancy into Employment—That the Parliament recognises that the Scottish Government’s initiative for responding to redundancy situations, Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE), with teams around Scotland, brings 21 organisations together with the Scottish Government; considers that it has performed well in its core function of helping those made redundant gain other employment or opportunities; notes that the most recent figures show that nearly three quarters of those who received PACE support went into employment, and urges the Scottish Government to continue to work with industry, workforce representatives and the third sector to provide the best possible and practicable assistance to those who have been made redundant and to spread awareness and knowledge of what PACE is and does. The Presiding Officer has selected the following amendment S4M-12154.1 Lewis Macdonald: Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) – Supporting Individuals out of Redundancy into Employment—As an amendment to motion S4M-12154 in the name of Fergus Ewing (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) - Supporting Individuals out of Redundancy into Employment), leave out from “considers” to end and insert “recognises that PACE was originally created with a remit to ensure the early identification of company or sector difficulties, to undertake partnership working with companies in order to mitigate difficulty and, only where redundancies are inevitable, get people back into jobs as quickly as possible; recognises that more needs to be done to support companies, sectors and regions faced with sudden economic shocks and difficulties to avoid or reduce the number of job losses; agrees that the work of PACE should be reviewed in order to identify where more pro-active interventions can be made at an earlier stage, and calls for the establishment of a resilience fund to assist with these efforts with an initial budget of £10 million in 2015-16.” followed by Business Motions S4M-12164 Joe FitzPatrick on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureay: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees to the following revisions to the programme of business for— (a) Wednesday 28 January 2015 after followed by Portfolio Questions Education and Lifelong Learning insert followed by Ministerial Statement: Unconventional Oil and Gas delete 5.00 pm Decision Time and insert 5.30 pm Decision Time (b) Thursday 29 January 2015 after followed by Stage 1 Debate: Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill insert followed by Financial Resolution: Community Charge Debt (Scotland) Bill followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 5.30 pm Decision Time

Ministerial Statement - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Ministerial Statement - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Ministerial Statement: Agricultural Holdings Review Group Report

Ministerial Statement - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Ministerial Statement - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Ministerial Statement: The Smith Commission

Topical Questions - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Topical Questions - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Topical Questions 1. Alison McInnes: To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the announcement that plans for HMP Inverclyde have been abandoned, what consideration it has given to interim arrangements for women prisoners in HMP Cornton Vale. (S4T-00910) 2. Dave Thompson: To ask the Scottish Government what data have been gathered on safety following the introduction of average speed cameras on the A9. (S4T-00912)

Time For Reflection - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Time For Reflection - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Time for Reflection – Lucy Paterson and Kieran Smyth, pupils at St. Andrew’s RC Secondary School in Glasgow

Health and Sport Committee - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Health and Sport Committee - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

1. Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will take evidence on the Bill at Stage 1, in round-table format, from— Dr Pat Carragher, Medical Director, Children’s Hospice Association Scotland; Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, Palliative Care Lead Clinician for Wales and Crossbench Peer, House of Lords; Dr Stephen Hutchison, Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine, Highland Hospice, Inverness; Mark Hazelwood, Chief Executive, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care; Richard Meade, Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Scotland, Marie Curie Cancer Care; Dr David Jeffrey, Honorary Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, University of Edinburgh; and then from— Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, Convener, Church of Scotland (Church and Society Council); Rev Dr Harriet Harris, Convener, Doctrine Committee, Scottish Episcopal Church (General Synod); Rev Dr Donald MacDonald, Former surgeon and retired Professor of Theology and Ethics, Free Church of Scotland; Ephraim Borowski, Director, Scottish Council of Jewish Communities; Dr Salah Beltagui, Member of the Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, Muslim Council of Scotland; John Deighan, Parliamentary Officer, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Scotland. 2. Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider the main themes arising from the oral evidence heard earlier in the meeting. 3. Mental Health (Scotland) Bill (in private): The Committee will consider a revised draft Stage 1 report.

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee - Scottish Parliament: 27th January 2015

1. Instruments subject to affirmative procedure: The Committee will consider the following— Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2015 [draft]. 2. Instruments subject to negative procedure: The Committee will consider the following— Scottish Landfill Tax (Administration) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/3); Tweed Regulation Amendment Order 2015 (SSI 2015/11); Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (Remuneration and Severance Payments) Amendment Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/7); Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/9). 3. Instruments not subject to any parliamentary procedure: The Committee will consider the following— Disabled Persons’ Parking Badges (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement) Order 2015 (SSI 2015/8 (C.1)); Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2015 (SSI 2015/12 (C.2)). 4. Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill: The Committee will consider its approach to the delegated powers provisions in this Bill at Stage 1. 5. Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill (UK Parliament legislation): The Committee will consider further the powers to make subordinate legislation conferred on Scottish Ministers in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill as amended (UK Parliament legislation).

First Minister's Questions - Scottish Parliament: 22nd January 2015

First Minister's Questions - Scottish Parliament: 22nd January 2015

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions 1. Kezia Dugdale: To ask the First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-02533) 2. Ruth Davidson: To ask the First Minister when she will next meet the Prime Minister. (S4F-02532) 3. Willie Rennie: To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-02536) 4. Jim Eadie: To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents. (S4F-02538) 5. Ken Macintosh: To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government has taken to reassure the Jewish community following recent terrorist attacks and the reported rise in anti-Semitism. (S4F-02534) 6. Bill Kidd: To ask the First Minister what impact the renewal of Trident would have on the delivery of public services in Scotland. (S4F-02544)