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Education (Scotland) Act 2016

Parliamentary History

179.The following table sets out, for each Stage of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for this Act, the dates on which the proceedings at the various Stages took place, and references to the Official Report of those proceedings. It also shows the dates on which the Committee report and other papers relating to the Bill were published, and references to those reports and papers.

Bill as introduced – 23 March 2015
SPICe briefing on the Bill – published 23 April 2015
(a) Education and Culture Committee
28 April 2015
9 June 2015
23 June 2015
1 September 2015
8 September 2015
17 November 2015
Stage 1 Report on Education (Scotland) Bill – 29 October 2015
(a) Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
5 May 2015
9 June 2015
1 September 2015
(b) Finance Committee
27 May 2015
17 June 2015
(c) Consideration by Parliament
Stage 1 debate – 29 October
(a) Education and Culture Committee
1 December 2015
7 December 2015
8 December 2015
Bill as amended at Stage 2
SPICe briefing on the Bill – published 20 January 2016
Consideration by the Parliament
Debate on motion to pass Bill – 2 February 2016
8 March 2016

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