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Scottish Parliament Business: Tuesday 6 March 2018

In Plenary

1:15pm: Time for reflection

Parliamentary bureau motions

Member’s debate on Atrial Fibrillation in Scotland (Colin Smyth, Lab, South Scotland)

Topical questions

Ministerial Statement on Widening Access to Higher Education

Debate on Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2018

Debate on the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland Bill) at Stage 1

Financial Resolution on the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill

Business motions

Parliamentary bureau motions

5:00pm: Decision time

Members business debate on the LEADER Programme (Mairi Gougeon, SNP, Angus North and Mearns)

In Committee

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee (9:30am, room 6)
- Scotland's Economic Performance – Evidence from Alastair Sim, Director, Universities Scotland; Sandy Finlayson, Chair, Converge Challenge; Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Principal, Robert Gordon University

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee (10:00am, room 5)
- UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill - Evidence on the delegated powers in the Bill from Michael Russell, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland's Place in Europe; Gerald Byrne, Team Leader, Constitution and UK Relations Division; Graham Fisher, Head of Branch 1, Constitutional and Civil Law Division, Scottish Government Legal Directorate; Luke McBratney, Policy Officer, Constitution and UK Relations Division, Scottish Government
- Scottish Landfill Tax (Standard Rate and Lower Rate) Order 2018
- National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- National Health Service (Primary Medical Services Section 17C Agreements) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- Non-Domestic Rates (Levying) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- Non-Domestic Rates (New and Improved Properties) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- Non-Domestic Rates (Transitional Relief) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- Non-Domestic Rating (Unoccupied Property) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- United Nations (International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals) Order 2018
- Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 2) Regulations 2018
- Prescription (Scotland) Bill

Health and Sport Committee (10:00am, room 4)
- The National Assistance (Sums for Personal Requirements) (Scotland) Regulations 2018
- The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2019
- The Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Amounts) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018
- Impact of leaving the European Union on health and social care in Scotland - Evidence from Mark Dayan, Policy Analyst, Nuffield Trust; Dr Syed Ahmed, Clinical Director, Health Protection Scotland; John Watson, Deputy Chief Executive, ASH Scotland; Dr Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Care; Joanna Macdonald, Director of Adult Social Care, NHS Highland; Dr Peter Bennie, Chair, BMA Scotland; Paul Buckley, Director of Strategy and Policy, General Medical Council

Justice Committee (10:00am, room 2)
- Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 2 - Evidence from Nicos Scholarios, Secretary, CALM Scotland; Isabella Ennis, Chair, Family Law Arbitration Group Scotland; Rosanne Cubitt, Head of Practice Mediation, Relationships Scotland; Dr Marsha Scott, Chief Executive, Scottish Women's Aid
- Premises Licence (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee (10:30am, room 1)
- The Carbon Accounting Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2018