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No. 21 Thursday 23 September 1999

The meeting opened at 9.30 am .

1. Crime Prevention: The Deputy Minister for Justice moved S1M-163—That the Parliament notes the continuing need to work together for a safer Scotland and acknowledges that the formation of powerful yet practical community safety partnerships, as promoted by the Scottish Executive, provides the means of sustained involvement from all members of our communities and the agencies which serve those communities.

Phil Gallie moved amendment S1M-163.1 to motion S1M-163—

Leave out from “formation” to end and insert—

“principal means of achieving this is to ensure public respect and confidence in the justice system.”

After debate, the amendment was disagreed to ((DT) by division: For 17, Against 57, Abstentions 0).

The motion was then agreed to (DT).

2. Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-167—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 29 September 1999

2.30 pm Debate on an Executive Motion on a Manufacturing and Industrial Strategy for Scotland

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Thursday 30 September 1999

9.30 am Non-Executive Business: Debate on a Motion by the Scottish National Party

followed by, no later than 12.20 pm Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.00 pm Open Question Time

followed by, no later than 3.15 pm Stage 1 Debate on the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill

followed by Motion on a Financial Resolution required in relation to the provisions of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Wednesday 6 October 1999

2.30 pm Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Thursday 7 October 1999

9.30 am Ministerial Statement and Debate on the Executive's Expenditure Plans

12.20 pm Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.00 pm Open Question Time

followed by, no later than 3.15 pm Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

The motion was agreed to.

3. Question Time: Questions were answered by the First Minister and other Ministers and junior Scottish Ministers.

4. Voluntary Sector: The Deputy Minister for Communities moved S1M-165—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Executive's recognition of the important role of the voluntary sector in Scottish society through the contribution it makes to economic prosperity, promoting social inclusion and encouraging active citizenship; endorses the Scottish Executive's commitment to create a stable infrastructure in which the voluntary sector can flourish, and welcomes the firm intention to work in partnership with the sector in delivering the Programme for Government.

After debate, the motion was agreed to (DT).

5. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 1 and 4 as noted above.

The meeting closed at 5.01 pm.

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