Meetings

Procedural Work Programme

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 24/01/2017 - Business Committee (Item 4)

Procedural Work Programme


Meeting: 06/12/2016 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Procedural Work Programme


Meeting: 27/09/2016 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Procedural Work Programme


Meeting: 13/09/2016 - Business Committee (Item 6)

Procedural Work Programme


Meeting: 12/07/2016 - Business Committee (Item 7)

Use of Assembly Time

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 10

Minutes:

Use of Assembly Time in Plenary

The Committee considered a paper with various options for introducing more variety in the use of Assembly time in Plenary.

 

Business Managers agreed to explore further options around Member statements; petition debates; public debates and topical and spokespeople questions.

 

As there was general support for the idea of committee statements, the Presiding Officer will write committee chairs to encourage them to bring forward statements on the work of committees from September onwards.


Meeting: 05/07/2016 - Business Committee (Item 7)

Procedural Work Programme

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 13
  • Restricted enclosure 14
  • Restricted enclosure 15

Minutes:

Use of Assembly Time

The Committee considered a paper with various options for introducing more variety in the use of Assembly time in Plenary.

 

Business Managers agreed to discuss the options with their groups and return to the matter at the next meeting.

 

Petitions Procedure

The Committee considered a paper on the recommendations in the review of Public Petitions Arrangements. Business Managers requested more detailed proposals to be brought forward in September after which the Committee would consult with the Petitions Committee

 

Member Bills

The Committee considered a paper on the current procedure to introduce Member proposed Bills and the issues that have arisen from that process.

 

Business Managers agreed to review the procedure before conducting the first ballot in the autumn and requested further options to consider in September.