Council of Senate

Council of Senate

Dates and Timetable for Preparation of Papers, Session 2018-19

*Papers/Reports to Senate Office by  Agenda Despatched to Senate

Meeting of Council of Senate

13 September 2018 27 September 2018 4 October 2018
8 November 2018 29 November 2018 6 December 2018
17 January 2019 31 January 2019 7 February 2019
13 March 2019 28 March 2019 4 April 2019
16 May 2019 30 May 2019 6 June 2019

* Please notify Janet Fleming ( of any agenda items by this date.

Templates are available for papers and cover sheets. Please contact Janet ( and she will send you them.

Papers or reports for Council of Senate should be submitted as follows:

  • with a title that reflects the content of the paper pr report;
  • with a Cover Sheet, which should specify what Council of Senate is to do with the paper (i.e. to consider, approve, note, discuss or comment) and if there are any resource implications.
  • in electronic form. If a document is not available in this form then provide a hard copy;
  • documents should include the name of the author, the date of issue and page numbers.

Status of Information

In the light of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, authors of papers should also indicate on the Cover Sheet if they wish the paper to be reserved to committee members only and must provide details of the relevant exemption that should be applied. The Convener will then judge if this is necessary.