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Scottish Parliament Business: Wednesday 6 December 2017

In Plenary

2:00pm: Parliamentary bureau motions

Questions to the Cabinet Minister for Communities, Social Security and Equalities

Liberal Democrat Debate on Justice

Liberal Democrat Debate on Finance

Business motions

Parliamentary bureau motions

5:00pm: Decision time

Member’s debate on Unfair Parcel Delivery Charges (Richard Lochhead, SNP, Highlands and Islands)

In Committee

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (9:15am, room 2)
- Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2

Local Government and Communities Committee (9:45am, room 4)
- Draft Budget Scrutiny 2018-19 – Evidence from Tony Cain, Policy Manager, Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers; David Stewart, Policy Lead, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations; Douglas Black, Secretary, Local Government Service Group, UNISON Scotland; Robert Emmott, Director of Finance and Corporate Resources, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar; Alastair MacArthur, Head of Finance, Renfrewshire Council
- Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17 - Evidence from Bill Thomson, Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland; Claire Gilmore, Senior Investigating Officer, and Ian Bruce, Public Appointments Manager, Office of the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland

Education and Skills Committee (10:00am, room 1)
- Education reforms - Evidence from Frank Lennon, Representative of the Commission on School Reform; Danielle Mason, Head of Research, Education Endowment Foundation; Dr Rebekah Widdowfield, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Society of Edinburgh

Finance and Constitution Committee (10:00am, room 6)
- Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Budget 2018/2019 – Evidence from Jackson Carlaw MSP, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body; Sir Paul Grice, Clerk/Chief Executive, Derek Croll, Group Head of Finance and Security, and Michelle Hegarty, Assistant Chief Executive, The Scottish Parliament
- Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill