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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Vol. 2, No. 12 Session 1

Meeting of the Parliament

Wednesday 28 June 2000

 

 

Note: (DT) signifies a decision taken at Decision Time.

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

1. Time for Reflection: Father John Robinson, Catholic Church, Tweeddale, led Time for Reflection.

2. 2001-02 Budget Process: Mike Watson, on behalf of the Finance Committee, moved S1M-1057-That the Parliament notes the 11th Report 2000 of the Finance Committee, Stage 1 of the 2001-02 Budget Process and commends the recommendations to the Scottish Executive.

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

3. Written Agreements on the Form of Accounts and Powers of Direction: Cathie Craigie, on behalf of the Audit Committee, moved S1M-1054-That the Parliament notes Written Agreement between the Parliament and the Scottish Ministers on the Form of Accounts and Powers of Directions (SP Paper 158) and agrees its terms.

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

4. Written Agreements on Budgeting Process: Mike Watson, on behalf of the Finance Committee, moved S1M-1055-That the Parliament notes the two Written Agreements on the budgeting process between the Finance Committee and (a) the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and (b) the Scottish Commission for Public Audit (SP Papers 156 and 157 respectively) and agrees their terms.

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

5. Written Agreements on Budgeting Process: Mike Watson, on behalf of the Finance Committee, moved S1M-1056-That the Parliament notes the three written agreements between the Parliament and the Scottish Ministers on the budgeting process (SP Paper 155) and agrees their terms.

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

6. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 2, 3, 4 and 5 as noted above.

7. Cross Examination During Sexual Crimes Trials: The Parliament debated S1M-380 in the name of Johann Lamont-That the Parliament recognises the huge distress that can be caused to the victims of rape and other sexual crimes if accused persons are allowed to conduct their own defence and can cross examine victims, and urges the Scottish Executive to bring forward legislation as a matter of urgency which will bring the rights of victims in such cases into line with the new rights of victims in England and Wales.

The meeting closed at 5.34 pm.

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
28 June 2000

 

Appendix

(Note: this Appendix does not form part of the Minutes)

Subordinate Legislation

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 27 June 2000 and are subject to annulment-

The Processed Cereal-based Foods and Baby Foods for Infants and Young

Children Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI/2000/214)

laid under the Food Safety Act 1990

The Suckler Cow Premium Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI/2000/215)-

The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export)(Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI/2000/216)-

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

Other Documents

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 27 June 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Crofters Commission Annual Report 1999-2000 (SE/2000/22)

laid under the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993

Report of the Committee on Serious Violent and Sexual Offenders (SE/2000/68)

 

Committee Reports

The following Reports were published on 23 June 2000-

Health and Community Care Committee, 9th Report 2000: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 152)

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 25th Report, 2000: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 153)


The following Report was published on 26 June 2000

Finance Committee, 11th Report 2000: Report on Stage 1 of the 2001/02 Budget Process (SP Paper 154)


The Report is in two volumes. The second volume, containing the oral and associated written evidence of the subject committees, was published on Wednesday 28 June 2000.


The following documents were published on 27 June 2000-

Finance Committee: Written Agreements on the Budgeting Process (SP Papers 155, 156 and 157)

Audit Committee: Written Agreement on the Form of Accounts and Powers of Direction (SP Paper 158)


The following Report was published on 28 June 2000

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 26th Report, 2000: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 160)

 
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