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No. 9 Wednesday 16 June 1999
The meeting opened at 9.30 am .
Wednesday 16 June 1999
9.30 am Business Motion
followed by Statement by the First Minister and debate on the Executive's legislative proposals
2.30 pm Continuation of debate on proposed legislative programme
5.00 pm Decision Time
followed by Members' Business debate on the subject of motion S1M-42 in the name of David Mundell
Thursday 17 June 1999
10.30 am Debate on Holyrood Project
12.20 pm Business Motion
The remaining business is as set out in the Business Motion of 9 June 1999 .
The motion was agreed to.
3. Job Losses in Dumfries and Galloway: The Parliament debated S1M-42 in the name of David Mundell—That the Parliament notes with regret the loss of 99 jobs in Dumfries with the closure of the Nestlé factory, in addition to over 2,000 jobs in Dumfries and Galloway in the past two years and the potential loss of 1,700 jobs in the agricultural sector in the next two years.
The meeting closed at 5.29 pm.