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No. 36 Wednesday 1 December 1999

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm .

1. Time for Reflection: Professor Donald Macleod of The Free Church of Scotland, led Time for Reflection.

2. Ministerial Statement: The Minister for Health and Community Care made a statement on the Beef on the Bone Regulations.

3. Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill – Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-336—That the Parliament agrees that, at Stage 3 of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill on 1 December 1999 , proceedings shall be conducted as follows—

(a) debate on amendments shall, if not concluded earlier, be brought to a conclusion 1 hour after the commencement of proceedings at Stage 3; and

(b) remaining debate at Stage 3 shall, if not concluded earlier, be brought to a conclusion 1 hour 30 minutes after the commencement of proceedings at Stage 3.

The motion was agreed to.

4. Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3: The Bill was considered at Stage 3.

The following amendments were agreed to without division: 1, 2, 3, 24, 4, 5, 6, 25, 26, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 27, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 22.

The following amendment was disagreed to by division—

23 (For 44, Against 54, Abstentions 1)

5. Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill – Stage 3: The Minister for Finance moved S1M-320—That the Parliament agrees that the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill be passed.

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

6. Decision Time: The Parliament took a decision on item 5 as noted above.

7. Motion without Notice: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved without notice that Members' Business be brought forward to 4.38 pm .

The motion was agreed to.

8. Co-operative and Mutual Sector in Scotland: The Parliament debated S1M-238 in the name of Cathy Jamieson—That the Parliament notes the significant contribution made by the co-operative and mutual sector in Scotland, and its continued role in promoting social inclusion and community involvement through initiatives such as retail co-ops, food co-ops, housing co-ops, credit unions, community businesses and its youth movement, the Woodcraft Folk, and welcomes the recent setting up of the Scottish Co-operative and Mutual Forum, which brings together co-operative organisations from across Scotland.

The meeting closed at 5.10 pm.

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