Parliament Live from Holyrood – 02/03/2021
Parliament Live from Holyrood including a statement by the First Minister on COVID-19.
2:00pm – Topical Questions
Alison Johnstone S5T-02690
1. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the detection of the so-called Brazilian variant of COVID-19 in Scotland.
Murdo Fraser S5T-02691
2. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish the legal advice that it received regarding the judicial review into the handling of harassment complaints against the former First Minister, Alex Salmond.
Ministerial Statement – COVID-19
Ministerial Statement – Scottish Parliamentary Elections 2021
Stage 3 Proceedings – Graeme Dey S5M-24259 – Stage 3 Timetable
That the Parliament agrees that, during stage 3 of the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill, debate on groups of amendments shall, subject to Rule 9.8.4A, be brought to a conclusion by the time limit indicated, that time limit being calculated from when the stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when a meeting of the Parliament is suspended (other than a suspension following the first division in the stage being called) or otherwise not in progress:
Groups 1 to 5: 45 minutes.
Ash Denham S5M-24257 – Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill
That the Parliament agrees that the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill be passed.
Committee Debate – Bill Kidd S5M-24177 – Code of Conduct Rule changes – Treatment of Others
That the Parliament notes the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee’s 1st report 2021 (Session 5), Code of Conduct Rule changes – Treatment of Others (SP Paper 940), and agrees that the changes to the Code of Conduct for Members of the Scottish Parliament set out in Annexe A of the report be made with effect from 6 May 2021.
6:05pm Decision Time
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