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Tuesday 16 November 1999

Section F - Motions and Amendments 



The full text of all outstanding motions and amendments will appear in the Business Bulletin every Monday.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are new or have been altered. Asterisks in the text show the extent of alterations made.

Motions which members wish to be considered for debate as members’ business in the Parliament are marked with a hash symbol (#).



*S1M-286# Mr John McAllion: Neurosurgical Services in Tayside and Fife—That the Parliament believes that neurological services, including neurosurgery, for Tayside and Fife should be retained and strengthened at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.


*S1M-285 Mr Sam Galbraith: Childcare Strategy for Scotland—That the Parliament supports the Scottish Executive’s commitment to its Childcare Strategy for Scotland and welcomes the substantially increased allocation of funding to local authorities in 2000-01 to develop the Childcare Strategy in their areas.

Supported by: Peter Peacock*

*S1M-284 Rhoda Grant: Dangers of Fireworks—That the Parliament notes the unsafe and aggressive use of fireworks by children, young people and adults; congratulates Inverness Family Project for its work in highlighting the dangers of fireworks; urges further action to reduce the dangers and problems of fireworks, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to set up a working party to examine the issue.


*S1M-283# Mrs Margaret Smith: Social Workers and Violence—That the Parliament deplores the escalating levels of violence visited upon social workers in Edinburgh in the course of their duties; recognises that this is a national problem, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to promote the view that having to face the threat of violence is not an acceptable feature of any profession.


S1M-282 Cannabis and the Scottish Criminal Justice System (lodged on 12 November 1999) Alex Neil*, Linda Fabiani*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*


S1M-280# UN Convention Report on the Rights of the Child (lodged on 11 November 1999) Malcolm Chisholm*


S1M-279# Crichton University (lodged on 11 November 1999) David Mundell*, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*


S1M-278 Scottish Beef Export to France (lodged on 11 November 1999) Linda Fabiani*


S1M-277 Chechnya (lodged on 11 November 1999) Linda Fabiani*


S1M-274 Investigation Into Water Charges (lodged on 11 November 1999) Alex Neil*, Linda Fabiani*


S1M-272# Credit Union (lodged on 11 November 1999) Malcolm Chisholm*


S1M-271# Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning Compensation for Scallop Industry (lodged on 10 November 1999) Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*


S1M-268 Field Trials of GM Crops (lodged on 10 November 1999) Linda Fabiani*


S1M-264# Police Resources and Special Events (lodged on 9 November 1999) Alex Neil*


S1M-261# The Kintyre Economy (lodged on 9 November 1999) Linda Fabiani*


S1M-256 International Investment Strategies (lodged on 5 November 1999) Mr John Swinney*


S1M-238# Co-operative and Mutual Sector in Scotland (lodged on 29 October 1999) Malcolm Chisholm*


S1M-117 Act of Settlement (lodged on 1 September 1999) Shona Robison*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Mr John Swinney*


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