When the Scottish Parliament is recalled, MPs will meet next week to discuss Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal.
It is the fourth time since devolution that the Holyrood Parliament has been recalled.
In the past, the death of Donald Dewar in October 2000, the death of the Queen Mother in 2002, and the release of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi in 2001 have all occurred.
In a mixed session at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30, MPs will address the U.K.-EU trade agreement.
The Scottish Parliament is currently in recess and it was not scheduled for the next session until Tuesday, Jan. 12.
On Sunday, Speaker Ken Macintosh confirmed the recall.
“The Chair wishes to announce that a meeting of the Parliament will be convened on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 2 p.m. to consider a trade and cooperation agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union.” a statement in the Parliament’s Annual Report said.