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No. 22 Wednesday 29 September 1999
The meeting opened at 2.30 pm .
1. Manufacturing and Industrial Strategy for Scotland: The Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning moved S1M-171—That the Parliament believes that a vibrant manufacturing sector will continue to play an important part in Scotland's knowledge driven economy.
Mr John Swinney moved amendment S1M-171.2 to motion S1M-171—
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After debate, the amendment was disagreed to ((DT) by division: For 29, Against 76, Abstentions 1).
The motion was then agreed to (DT).
2. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on item 1 as noted above.
3. Football Clubs: The Parliament debated motion S1M-153 in the name of Donald Gorrie—That the Parliament notes the financial difficulties faced by some clubs in the Scottish Football Leagues and supports the clubs having a greater role in youth and community development.
The meeting closed at 5.37 pm.