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No. 20 Wednesday 22 September 1999
The meeting opened at 2.30 pm .
2. Ministerial Statement: The Minister for Health and Community Care made a statement on beef on the bone.
3. Tourism: The Deputy Minister for the Highlands and Islands and Gaelic moved S1M-160—That the Parliament acknowledges the importance of the tourism industry to the economy of Scotland, agrees that the industry faces a number of challenges and notes that the Government intends to publish in the new year a new strategy for the industry that will address these challenges.
Mr David Davidson moved amendment S1M-160.1 to motion S1M-160—
Leave out from “and notes” to end and insert—
After debate, the amendment was disagreed to ((DT) by division: For 18, Against 73, Abstentions 0).
The motion was then agreed to (DT).
The motion was agreed to (DT).
5. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 3 and 4 as noted above.
6. Stobhill Hospital: The Parliament debated S1M-126 in the name of Paul Martin—That the Parliament calls upon Greater Glasgow Health Board to enter into full and meaningful consultation with the residents and medical staff who are affected by the proposal to build a Secure Unit on the grounds of Stobhill Hospital and to take action to ensure that local people are included in the membership of the Glasgow North University Hospital Trust.
The meeting closed at 5.38 pm.