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Section F – Motions and Amendments

Motions and amendments are normally only printed the day after the day on which they are lodged and then with the complete list of motions and amendments lodged the previous week which is published in this section of the Bulletin every Monday. That list also contains any motions lodged for debate in the forthcoming week.

Where the text of a motion or amendment is altered, the motion or amendment is re-printed with the changes marked by asterisks in the text.

Where a motion or amendment attracts additional support after it is first published, that additional support is shown separately at the end of this section.

Motions eligible for consideration for debate as members’ business in the Parliament are marked with a hash symbol (#).

Motions submitted for members’ business in the Parliament but which have not yet received the requisite cross-party support are marked with a diamond symbol (♦).

Motions in which a member has indicated a declarable interest are marked with an "R".

An indication is also provided where motions and amendments have been withdrawn.

A full list of current motions is available to view each Monday in paper copy at the Chamber Desk or alternatively on the Scottish Parliament web site at Current Motions

(http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/motionsAndAmendments/motions.htm). A search facility is also available on the Scottish Parliament web site at:

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/motionsAndAmendments/index.htm

New and altered motions and amendments

*S3M-4629 Elaine Smith: Concern at UCU Report on Education Cuts—That the Parliament expresses alarm at figures in a report by the University and College Union that state that around 280 jobs are at risk in universities in Scotland; is concerned by the Scottish Government’s failure to make higher education a funding priority, thus losing the momentum provided by the investment of the previous administration; notes that around 5,000 students will be affected, with losses hitting the full range of institutions; considers that this is not simply a fight for lecturers’ jobs but part of a much bigger fight for the Scottish education system and the struggle to widen access for all, particularly the most marginalised groups, and considers that the Scottish Government should now urgently invest in this sector, especially at this time when there is overwhelming evidence that adults faced with redundancy are returning to higher education to facilitate career change.

*S3M-4628 Michael Matheson: Falkirk Council Backtracks over Single Status Pay Protection—That the Parliament condemns the decision of Falkirk Council to reduce single status pay protection from four to three years; considers that some of the lowest paid employees of Falkirk Council will lose out financially because of this decision, and calls on the Labour/Conservative-led council to reinstate the position of the previous SNP-led council and offer four years’ pay protection.

*S3M-4627 Claire Baker: Student Hardship Crisis in Scotland—That the Parliament expresses deep concern at new statistics on the levels of student hardship at colleges and universities in Scotland; notes that the report, Higher and Further Education Students’ Income, Expenditure and Debt in Scotland 2007-08, finds a 60% increase in students’ reliance on credit card and bank loan borrowing among higher education students and a huge increase of 334% among college students over the last three years; further notes findings that 38% of higher education and 40% of college students have considered dropping out, with financial considerations cited as the largest reason, and that many students have gone without food, heating, books for study and prescriptions or medicines because of a shortage of money; expresses concern that this research took place before the economic downturn hit students in Scotland; believes it is further proof that increasing money in students’ pockets must at this stage take precedent over reducing graduate debt; highlights the calls from student leaders across Scotland for increased availability of student loans from the Scottish Government, and calls on the Scottish Government to use existing resources to implement the main opposition parties’ action plan to tackle student hardship by providing a £500 increase in grants and a £7,000 minimum income for the poorest students, a £200 increase in support for all students and nearly £2 million additional investment in childcare and hardship funds.

Supported by: Marlyn Glen*

*S3M-4626 Richard Baker: Granite City Graduates Come Out on Top—That the Parliament welcomes the recently published findings of the Higher Education Statistics Agency detailing graduate employment rates that show that job prospects for granite city graduates are among the best in the United Kingdom; notes that graduates’ job prospects differ from university to university; agrees that Aberdeen’s two universities are among Britain’s best and are in Scotland’s top three universities for progression into further study and employment, with 98% of Robert Gordon University graduates and 96.7% of University of Aberdeen graduates in employment or further study within six months of graduating in 2007-08; notes that these figures are higher than those of Oxford, Cambridge and the majority of Scottish institutions, and congratulates Aberdeen’s two universities for delivering a world-class student experience and excellent learning environment for students, helping them to develop crucial skills that make them more employable and able to compete in an increasingly competitive job market.

*S3M-4625 Sarah Boyack: Engine Shed Awarded Social Enterprise Mark—That the Parliament congratulates the Engine Shed on being awarded the Social Enterprise Mark, an award that signposts the project to members of the public as a social enterprise creating social and environmental benefits; notes the innovative work carried out by the Engine Shed in providing training for people with learning disabilities to help them improve their confidence, learn transferable skills in a real work environment and move into paid employment in mainstream workplaces; further notes that the four main work areas operating at the Engine Shed, including a vegetarian café, organic bakery, organic tofu production and conference and hospitality facilities, as well as providing a training environment, are busy, thriving production units supplying a wide range of healthy, organic meals and products throughout Edinburgh and further afield while successfully contributing to ensure the sustainability of the enterprise, and commends the efforts of Senscot to promote and establish the Social Enterprise Mark in Scotland in partnership with RISE, a social enterprise organisation that has developed the awards, originally in south-west England and now across other English regions.

*S3M-4624 Patrick Harvie: Accounting Regulations for Scottish Charities—That the Parliament notes the Scottish Government’s recent consultation, Charities And Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005: Proposals for Minor Amendments to the Act and to the Charities Accounts (Scotland) Regulations 2006: Consultation Paper; considers that at present Scottish charities with an annual turnover of more than £100,000 are required to prepare accrual accounts at significant expense, which has a negative impact on their ability to carry out their core activities; recognises that the law in England and Wales was recently changed so that only charities with a turnover of more than £250,000 per annum are required to prepare accrual accounts, and calls on the Scottish Government to ensure that the Scottish requirements do not impose an unreasonable burden on small charities.

Supported by: Gil Paterson*

*S3M-4623 Sarah Boyack: Hutchison Vale Success at World Youth Cup—That the Parliament congratulates Hutchison Vale’s girls’ under-17 and under-13 football teams on their recent success in the Gothia World Youth Cup; notes that both teams were winners in the B section of their respective age groups; further notes that the tournament brought together boys’ and girls’ teams of various age ranges and representing 62 countries worldwide; also congratulates the other Edinburgh teams participating in the event, including three more teams from Hutchison Vale and three from Tynecastle Football Club, as well as the other Scottish participants; recognises and applauds the dedication and commitment shown by the coaches and staff at Hutchison Vale and similar clubs around Scotland to give young people the opportunity to participate in team sports, and recognises the importance of participation in football and other sports in encouraging healthy lifestyles particularly for young people.

Supported by: Karen Gillon*, Jamie McGrigor*, Cathy Jamieson*, George Foulkes*, James Kelly*, Stuart McMillan*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Sandra White*, Mary Mulligan*

*S3M-4622 Margaret Curran: Glasvegas Shortlisted for Mercury Award—That the Parliament congratulates Glasgow-based band Glasvegas on making the shortlist for the 2009 Mercury Prize with its self-titled debut album; notes that the band, which was formed in 2006 and discovered by Alan McGee, formerly of Creation Records, was last year named the NME’s most promising new band, and wishes the band the best of luck ahead of the Mercury winner being announced on 8 September 2009.

Supported by: Pauline McNeill*

*S3M-4621 Alasdair Allan: Harris Tweed—That the Parliament welcomes all efforts to bring the excellent product of Harris Tweed to public attention, with consequent benefits for the Western Isles economy; congratulates the decision of new Dr Who actor Matt Smith to wear a Harris Tweed jacket in the role; notes the praise that this move has received from the Harris Tweed Authority, and welcomes this opportunity to bring Harris Tweed to the attention of new markets across time and space.

*S3M-4620 Stuart McMillan: Lenzie Moss Becomes Local Nature Reserve—That the Parliament welcomes the announcement by Scottish Natural Heritage that Lenzie Moss has been endorsed as a Local Nature Reserve; considers that Lenzie Moss is a vital resource that is widely used by the local community and respected by experts and institutions around the country; acknowledges the excellent work that the Friends of Lenzie Moss does in maintaining the area, and hopes that the site will continue to be fully utilised by the public.

Supported by: Gil Paterson*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Alasdair Allan*, Rob Gibson*, Jamie McGrigor*, Aileen Campbell*

*S3M-4619 Karen Gillon: Congratulations to NHS Lanarkshire MINTS Programme Graduates—That the Parliament congratulates the 47 NHS Lanarkshire nurses who recently graduated from the Minor/Major Injury/Illness Nurse Treatment Service (MINTS) programme, which was launched in 2007; considers that these nurses will help improve patient care and reduce waiting times for patients throughout Lanarkshire after graduating from an innovative course, and notes that the course provides nurses with the skills to deal with minor and major injuries and illnesses, which will help reduce the time that patients have to wait for treatment.

Supported by: Gil Paterson*, Stuart McMillan*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Jackie Baillie*, Des McNulty*, Jamie McGrigor*, Cathy Jamieson*, James Kelly*, Michael McMahon*, Mary Mulligan*, Aileen Campbell*, Sandra White*

*S3M-4618 George Foulkes: Barred Campaign Goes Nationwide—That the Parliament congratulates the Barred campaign, led by Mark Cooper, which seeks to improve the accessibility for disabled people of licensed premises across Edinburgh and now Scotland; recognises that the campaign has been adopted by Capability Scotland; looks forward to the campaign’s development and future successes, and believes that no one should be barred from accessing a pub or club or receive a poorer standard of service because of a perceived disability.

*S3M-4617 Elaine Smith: Widening Access to the Arts—That the Parliament congratulates the Royal Ballet for putting on five days of shows in Havana during its historic first visit to Cuba; commends the company’s Cuban star, Carlos Acosta, for being instrumental in promoting this tour; appreciates that the shows have included a tribute to Cuban ballet legend Alicia Alonso who, at 88, remains the head of the Cuban national ballet; notes that, while the shows were sold out within hours of ticket release, arrangements were made to show the performances on giant screens outside the theatre; further notes that this is the first major ballet company to perform in Havana since the Bolshoi almost 30 years ago; observes that in 1959 Fidel Castro made a commitment to make the arts available to everyone with the result that, under the system of state funding, the ballet became a key part of everyday Cuban culture, and hopes that this successful visit signals a deepening political and cultural rapprochement between the United Kingdom and Cuba.

*S3M-4616 Bob Doris: Help for Heroes World Record Attempt—That the Parliament congratulates all those involved in the Help for Heroes fundraising initiative on Saturday 25 July through to Monday 27 July 2009, which is being hosted by the High Access Rescue Team (HART), a charity based in Springburn, Glasgow; believes that Help for Heroes makes a significant contribution to our ex-servicemen and women who risk so much for us in the line of duty, and notes that the event will see teams from the Royal Air Force, the British Army and the police, fire rescue, ambulance and coastguard services attempt a world record in abseiling, with teams climbing 45 metres on a tower crane’s vertical ladder, walking 45 metres on the crane’s horizontal jib and then abseiling 45 metres back to the ground so that, at the end of the event, the various teams will have completed the equivalent of walking, climbing and abseiling the height of Mount Everest and that, with a total of approximately 1,680 abseils, there will be an attempt to break the current record for the longest continuous abseil and raise funds of up to a million pounds for Help for Heroes.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Jamie Hepburn*, Alasdair Allan*, Jamie McGrigor*, Gil Paterson*, Stuart McMillan*, Dave Thompson*, Jackie Baillie*, Trish Godman*, Aileen Campbell*

*S3M-4615 Pauline McNeill: Excellent Reputation of Glasgow Caledonian University—That the Parliament recognises the excellent reputation of Glasgow Caledonian University, one of three universities in Glasgow contributing to academic life in the city and beyond, for its contribution to widening participation in higher education; notes that approximately 5,000 of the university’s undergraduates are from Glasgow, with the university’s Caledonian Club also helping to mentor pupils at schools across the city; further notes comments by Dr Ian Johnston, former Principal of the university, that it has a reputation for international excellence in areas such as health, being the World Health Organization’s sole nursing education secretariat, and research in building and construction, which is seen as the best in Scotland; also recognises the excellent route to employment offered by the university’s professionally accredited vocational courses, which allow people from all backgrounds to break through to professional jobs, and congratulates the university on its status as one of the United Kingdom’s most innovative and dynamic universities.

Supported by: Cathy Jamieson*, Robert Brown*, Mary Mulligan*, Richard Baker*, Karen Gillon*, Claire Baker*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, James Kelly*, Gil Paterson*, Helen Eadie*, Jackie Baillie*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Des McNulty*, Michael McMahon*, Patrick Harvie*, Elaine Murray*, Elaine Smith*

*S3M-4614 Stuart McMillan: River Clyde Homes’s Up Close Campaign—That the Parliament welcomes the River Clyde Homes Up Close campaign, which will allow young people from Inverclyde to show their visions for the future of the area through a series of art workshops and "flash" performances; notes that the campaign is running from 27 July until 6 August 2009, with River Clyde Homes working with arts organisation Impact Arts; further notes that the Up Close exhibition, which has already attracted over 9,000 visitors, is the centrepiece of a River Clyde Homes community initiative involving primary schools, local groups and residents and people from all areas of the community to celebrate the area’s heritage and shape its future; acknowledges this excellent campaign being run by River Clyde Homes, and wishes all the young people of Inverclyde who get involved the best of luck.

Supported by: Gil Paterson*, Bill Kidd*, Bob Doris*, Stewart Maxwell*, Ross Finnie*, Alasdair Allan*

*S3M-4612# Sandra White: Congratulations to Mr Yick Sing Lau—That the Parliament congratulates Mr Yick Sing Lau, chairman of the Wing Hong Elderly Group Centre in Glasgow, for his outstanding services to the Chinese community in Glasgow and beyond; notes that the Wing Hong Elderly Group celebrates its twentieth anniversary on 21 July 2009, and wishes Mr Lau and the Wing Hong Elderly Group continued success for the future.

Supported by: Aileen Campbell*, Robert Brown*, Pauline McNeill*, Bill Kidd*, Rob Gibson*, Jamie McGrigor*, Alasdair Allan*, Gil Paterson*, Bob Doris*

*S3M-4611 Bob Doris: Killie and Jags Rally Behind Diageo Workers—That the Parliament applauds the support given to Diageo workers in Kilmarnock and Glasgow by both Kilmarnock and Partick Thistle football clubs; believes that this demonstrates the strong community links that the clubs have developed over the years; notes that Kilmarnock play Patrick Thistle in a pre-season friendly at Rugby Park on Wednesday 29 July 2009 and encourages people to attend this game to show their solidarity with the workers whose jobs are under threat; considers that the world-leading Johnnie Walker brand has been served loyally by workers at both sites for generations; believes that Diageo should recognise that the strength of the brand is owed largely to this hard work over many years, and calls on Diageo to support these communities by reconsidering its closure plans and by seriously considering alternative business proposals.

Supported by: Cathy Jamieson*, Sandra White*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bill Wilson*, Anne McLaughlin*, Aileen Campbell*, Gil Paterson*, Stuart McMillan*, Willie Coffey*, Bill Kidd*

*S3M-4610 Rhoda Grant: Hand Hygiene Compliance—That the Parliament notes the second bi-monthly Health Protection Scotland Compliance with Hand Hygiene - Audit Report; recognises the 93% compliance rate across the NHS in Scotland; congratulates NHS staff for their consistently high performance in this area; however notes with concern the performance of doctors who, at 86% compliance, are significantly below other staff groups, and believes that the Scottish Government should consider further targeted measures to ensure that medics improve their performance in this area.

Supported by: James Kelly*, Elaine Murray*, David Stewart*, Peter Peacock*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Trish Godman*, Jackie Baillie*, Mary Mulligan*, Helen Eadie*

*S3M-4567 Bob Doris: Summer Sport—That the Parliament recognises the efforts of sporting groups working with children across Scotland as we enter the summer school holidays; notes that the North Glasgow Football Development Group is hosting a four-week summer football camp at the north Kelvinside pitches in Maryhill where SFA-qualified coaches will teach valuable skills to youngsters and will hold weekly mini-tournaments to encourage their football talents; believes that the summer break is a perfect opportunity for youngsters to enjoy outdoor activities, and expresses gratitude for the time and commitment so selflessly devoted by the organisers of this programme and also to those contributing to sporting activities for children across the nation, from which the benefit cannot be *overestimated*.

Supported by: Christine Grahame, Jamie Hepburn, Aileen Campbell*, Jamie McGrigor*, Sandra White*, Jim Tolson*, Bill Kidd*, Stuart McMillan*, Gil Paterson*, Robert Brown*

Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support

S3M-4609 NHS Lanarkshire Youth Counselling Service (lodged on 17 July 2009) Pauline McNeill*, Stuart McMillan*, Elaine Smith*, Mike Pringle*, Christina McKelvie*, Jack McConnell*, Jim Hume*, Gil Paterson*

S3M-4608 Reach for the Stars (lodged on 17 July 2009) Cathy Jamieson*, Mary Mulligan*, Jamie McGrigor*, James Kelly*, Bob Doris*, Jackie Baillie*, Michael McMahon*, Stuart McMillan*, Gil Paterson*

S3M-4607 Castlemilk Community Champions (lodged on 16 July 2009) Kenneth Gibson*, Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4605 Public Opposition to UK Government Plans to Renew Trident (lodged on 15 July 2009) Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4603 Congratulations to St Paul the Apostle Church, Shettleston (lodged on 15 July 2009) Paul Martin*, Mary Mulligan*, Michael McMahon*

S3M-4602 Scottish Education Awards 2009 (lodged on 15 July 2009) Jack McConnell*, Jamie Hepburn*, Mike Pringle*

S3M-4601 £7.1 Million Investment in New Materials Recycling Facility at Bargeddie, Lanarkshire (lodged on 15 July 2009) Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4599 Aberdeen 3Rs Project (lodged on 14 July 2009) Kenneth Gibson*, Gil Paterson*

S3M-4598 I Don’t Like Cricket (Oh No), I Love It! (lodged on 14 July 2009) Trish Godman*, Alison McInnes*, Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4597 10th Annual Dare to be Digital Competition (lodged on 13 July 2009) Kenneth Gibson*, Jamie McGrigor*, Jack McConnell*, Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4596 Children’s Asthma Practice Support (CAPS) (lodged on 13 July 2009) Jack McConnell*, Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4595 An End to Concessionary Fares Scheme Abuses (lodged on 13 July 2009) Trish Godman*, Jamie Hepburn*

S3M-4594 Thank You to Ewan Williamson and Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service (lodged on 13 July 2009) Jack McConnell*, Jamie Hepburn*, Mike Pringle*

S3M-4593 Ayrshire Ladies’ County Golf Association (lodged on 13 July 2009) Jamie McGrigor*, John Scott*, Stewart Maxwell*, Bob Doris*, Stuart McMillan*, Aileen Campbell*, Bill Kidd*, Gil Paterson*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-4592 Aitkenbar Primary, Fabulous at 50 (lodged on 13 July 2009) Mary Mulligan*

S3M-4590 Club of Champions (lodged on 10 July 2009) Kenneth Gibson*, Mary Mulligan*

S3M-4588 Eigg Crowned North Regional Winner of Scottish Calor Village of the Year 2009 (lodged on 10 July 2009) Dave Thompson*

S3M-4587# Robert Tannahill (lodged on 9 July 2009) Mary Mulligan*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-4585 Work Begins on Aircraft Carriers (lodged on 9 July 2009) Des McNulty*, Mary Mulligan*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-4583 Congratulations to Team Lanarkshire (lodged on 8 July 2009) Jack McConnell*

S3M-4582 You Could be Heroes, Just for One Day (lodged on 8 July 2009) Mary Mulligan*

S3M-4578 Investment in Burntisland Primary School (lodged on 8 July 2009) Mary Mulligan*, Claire Baker*

S3M-4577 Glasgow’s Miles Better (lodged on 7 July 2009) Mike Pringle*, Christina McKelvie*, Gil Paterson*

S3M-4574 Cumbernauld College Students Head Off to Special Olympics (lodged on 7 July 2009) Jack McConnell*

S3M-4573 US-Russia Nuclear Agreement Confirms the Need to Scrap Trident (lodged on 7 July 2009) Dave Thompson*

S3M-4569# Diageo - No to Job Losses (lodged on 6 July 2009) Mary Mulligan*, Des McNulty*, Robert Brown*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-4568 Save Johnnie Walker’s Link to Kilmarnock and 700 Jobs (lodged on 6 July 2009) Dave Thompson*

S3M-4565 Dyce Academy ROV Success (lodged on 3 July 2009) Kenneth Gibson*, Richard Baker*

S3M-4563 Boroughmuir High School Wins National Consumer Champions Award Again (lodged on 3 July 2009) Dave Thompson*

S3M-4562 Happy Anniversary to Castlemilk Law and Money Advice Centre (lodged on 2 July 2009) Mary Mulligan*, Des McNulty*

S3M-4553 Congratulations to the Evening Times Community Champions of South East Glasgow (lodged on 1 July 2009) Des McNulty*, Mr Frank McAveety*

S3M-4546 Former Labour Defence Minister Calls for Trident to be Axed (lodged on 30 June 2009) Dave Thompson*

S3M-4545 Condemnation of the Coup d’Etat in Honduras (lodged on 30 June 2009) Elaine Smith*

S3M-4541 Seventh Year of Success for Ayrshire Sportsability Come and Try Event (lodged on 30 June 2009) Kenneth Gibson*

S3M-4539 Part-privatisation of Royal Mail Delayed (lodged on 30 June 2009) Dave Thompson*, Stuart McMillan*

S3M-4537 Apex Scotland, Fife Services (lodged on 29 June 2009) Mary Mulligan*, Mr Frank McAveety*

S3M-4536 Sandy Stoddart, Freeman of Renfrewshire (lodged on 29 June 2009) Stuart McMillan*

S3M-4527 Unfair Charges for Supplemental Oxygen by Airlines (lodged on 25 June 2009) Robert Brown*

S3M-4521 More New Homes from Queens Cross Housing Association (lodged on 25 June 2009) Mr Frank McAveety*

S3M-4506 Inclusion Scotland’s Report on Accessible Housing (lodged on 24 June 2009) Dave Thompson*

S3M-4468 East Dunbartonshire Mini Water Polo (lodged on 19 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4462 Sounding Good (lodged on 19 June 2009) Patrick Harvie*

S3M-4459 Shared Surfaces and Disabled People (lodged on 19 June 2009) Nicol Stephen*, David Stewart*, Rhoda Grant*, Peter Peacock*

S3M-4458 225th Anniversary of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland and 169th Royal Highland Show (lodged on 19 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4457 Stand Up Now for Social Work (lodged on 19 June 2009) David Stewart*, Mr Frank McAveety*

S3M-4452 Congratulations to Glasgow Credit Union on its 20th Anniversary (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4451# ECHR Ruling on Domestic Abuse (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4449 Scottish Education Awards 2009 (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4446 Universities Green League 2009 (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4442 Congratulations to St Joseph’s Primary School, Milngavie (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4441 A Gathering Storm (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4440 Youthbuild Projects (lodged on 18 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4439 Congratulations to Perthshire’s Scottish Charity Champion 2009 (lodged on 17 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4435 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (lodged on 17 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4430 President Obama Calls on Israel to Lift the Siege on Gaza (lodged on 17 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4426 Successes of the Scottish Forest Alliance Project (lodged on 17 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4425 Depression Alliance Scotland’s Getting On, Not Getting Down Campaign and National Depression Week (lodged on 17 June 2009) David Stewart*, George Foulkes*, Johann Lamont*

S3M-4406 2009 Scottish School Magazine Awards (lodged on 16 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4403 Welcoming Wick HarbourFest (lodged on 16 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4399 Patients in Gaza (lodged on 16 June 2009) David Stewart*, Des McNulty*

S3M-4398 Congratulations to Bethany Christian Trust (lodged on 16 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4394 Bethany Wins Scottish Charity of the Year 2009 (lodged on 16 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4393 Congratulations on Efforts to Secure Employment for Disabled People (lodged on 16 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4392 Human Rights in Turkey (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4385 RNIB Scotland Campaign of the Year (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4384 Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, Visitor Payback Scheme (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4383 Flying High in Glasgow, the 1089 (7th Glasgow) Air Cadets Squadron (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4382 Honorary Freemanship for Jackie Stewart (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4381 Congratulations to Bethany Christian Trust, Scotland’s Charity of the Year, and to the Other Winners of the TFN Scottish Charity Awards 2009 (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4379 NHS Lanarkshire Laundry Team (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4378 Gorbals Fair 2009 (lodged on 15 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4377 MOBO’s Boost for Glasgow (lodged on 12 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4374 Dig for Victory in Edinburgh (lodged on 12 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4371 Cuts at Telford College (lodged on 12 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4363 Armed Forces Day (lodged on 11 June 2009) David Stewart*

S3M-4336 No to Wild Animals in Circuses (lodged on 9 June 2009) Bill Kidd*, Bill Wilson*, Marlyn Glen*, Jim Hume*, James Kelly*, Cathy Jamieson*, Stewart Maxwell*, Elaine Murray*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Kenneth Gibson*, Michael Matheson*, Trish Godman*, Stuart McMillan*, Richard Baker*, Mike Pringle*, Ross Finnie*

S3M-4333 Citizens Advice Scotland Report on Debt Levels among CAB Clients (lodged on 9 June 2009) Peter Peacock*, Rhoda Grant*

S3M-4272 Remember, I’m Still Me (lodged on 28 May 2009) Nicol Stephen*

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