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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Vol. 2, No. 16 Session 1

Meeting of the Parliament

Wednesday 6 September 2000

 

 

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

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

 

1. Time for Reflection: The Rev Douglas B. D. Alexander, Minister Emeritus, Bishopton, led Time for Reflection.

2. Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-1147—That the Parliament agrees—

 

Wednesday 6 September 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Business Motion

followed by Ministerial Statement on Independent Inquiry into Problems with Exam Results

followed by Debate on the Creative Economy

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business – debate on the subject of S1M-952 Malcolm Chisholm: Dementia Awareness Week

 

Thursday 7 September 2000

9.30 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 3 Debate on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers ( Scotland) Bill

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister’s Question Time

3.30 pm Continuation of Stage 3 Debate on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business – debate on the subject of S1M-1111 Irene McGugan:

Programme of Action for Scots and Gaelic in the European Year of Languages

 

Wednesday 13 September 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Ministerial Statement and Debate on the Scottish Executive’s Programme

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-1124 Shona Robison: Fibromyalgia Syndrome

 

Thursday 14 September 2000

9.30 am Ministerial Statement

followed by Stage 1 Debate on the Transport (Scotland) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution in respect of the Transport (Scotland) Bill

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Debate on the Framework for Economic Development in Scotland

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-1122 Maureen Macmillan: Screening for Prostate Cancer

 

Wednesday 20 September 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Ministerial Statement and Debate on Spending Strategy

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-959 Alex Johnstone: St. Vigeans Primary School, Arbroath

 

Thursday 21 September 2000

9.30 am Executive Business

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee Debate on Housing Stock Transfer

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business - debate on the subject of S1M-958 Michael McMahon: Palliative Care

 

Mr Alex Salmond moved amendment S1M-1147.2 to motion S1M-1147—

Under "Thursday 7 September 2000", delete "Stage 3 Debate on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Bill" and insert—

"Debate on the Scottish Qualifications Authority and the crisis of year 2000 Higher and Standard Grade results"

and delete "Continuation of Stage 3 Debate on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Bill" and insert—

"Continuation of Debate on the Scottish Qualifications Authority and the crisis of year 2000 Higher and Standard Grade results".

After debate, the amendment was disagreed to (by division: For 58, Against 65, Abstentions 2).

David McLetchie moved amendment S1M-1147.1 to motion S1M-1147—

Under "Wednesday 6 September 2000", delete "Debate on the Creative Economy" and insert—

"Debate on the subject of S1M-1128 Brian Monteith: Motion of No Confidence: That the Parliament has no confidence in the Minister for Children and Education".

After debate, the amendment was disagreed to (by division: For 21, Against 105, Abstentions 0).

The motion was then agreed to (by division: For 70, Against 56, Abstentions 0).

3. Ministerial Statement: The Minister for Children and Education made a statement on the Independent Inquiry into problems with exam results.

4. The Creative Economy: The Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning withdrew motion S1M-1145 .

5. Decision Time: There were no decisions to be taken.

6. Dementia Awareness Week: The Parliament debated S1M-952 in the name of Malcolm Chisholm—That the Parliament believes that the care of people with dementia represents one of the greatest challenges to health and welfare services throughout Scotland because of the prolonged and complex nature of the illness and the severity of its consequences for the large numbers affected and their families, and welcomes the initiative of Alzheimer Scotland—Action on Dementia during Dementia Awareness Week to highlight the need for better planning mechanisms to provide integrated and comprehensive health and social care services for this group of people.

 

The meeting closed at 5.18 pm.

P E Grice

Clerk of the Parliament

6 September 2000

 

Appendix

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

 

Subordinate Legislation

 

Affirmative Instruments

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 2 August 2000 for approval by resolution

 

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No.3) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/266)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

 

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 3 August 2000 for approval by resolution

 

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/267)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

 

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 21 August 2000 for approval by resolution

 

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.2) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SE/2000/291)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 25 August 2000 for approval by resolution

 

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No.4) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/295)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 1 September 2000 for approval by resolution

 

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.3) (Scotland) Order (SSI 2000/303)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

 

Negative Instruments

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 7 July 2000 and is subject to annulment

 

The Tetrachloroethylene in Olive Oil (Scotland) Revocation Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/229)

laid under the Food Safety Act 1990

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 24 July 2000 and is subject to annulment

 

The Education (Student Loans) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/240)

laid under the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990

 

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

 

The Beet Seeds (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/246)—

The Fodder Plant Seeds (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/247)—

The Cereal Seeds (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/248)—

The Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/249)—

The Vegetable Seeds (Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/250)—

laid under the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 1 August 2000 and is subject to annulment

 

The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/261)

laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992

 

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 18 August 2000 and are subject to annulment—

 

The Protection of Wrecks (Designation) (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/287)

laid under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973

 

The Meat (Disease Control) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/288)

laid under the Food Safety Act 1990 and the European Communities Act 1972

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 21 August 2000 and is subject to annulment

 

The Farm Woodland Premium Scheme Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/290)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 22 August 2000 and is subject to annulment

 

The Education and Training (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/292)

laid under the Education and Training (Scotland) Act 2000

 

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 30 August 2000 and are subject to annulment—

 

The Export of Pigs, Porcine Material and Bovine Animals (Scotland) Regulations 2000 (SSI 2000/300)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

 

The Human Rights Act 1998 (Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Rules 2000 (SSI 2000/301)

laid under the Human Rights Act 1998

 

Not Subject to any Parliamentary Procedure

 

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 7 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

The Undersized Edible Crabs (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/228)

laid under the Sea Fish Conservation Act 1967

 

 

Other Documents

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 7 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Scottish Tourist Board Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/72)

laid under the Development of Tourism Act 1969

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 10 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration Corporate Plan 2000-2003 (SE 2000/86)

laid under the Local Government etc. Act 1994

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 11 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

The Parole Board for Scotland Annual Report 1999 (SE 2000/59)

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 13 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000

(SE 2000/79)

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 14 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd Annual Report and Accounts for 1999-2000 (SE 2000/90)

laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1982

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 17 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

British Tourist Authority Accounts 1999-2000 (SE 2000/91)

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 18 July 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

National Museums of Scotland Annual Report April 1999 - March 2000

(SE 2000/93)

laid under the National Heritage (Scotland) Act 1985

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 20 July 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Scottish Economic Report: July 2000 (SE 2000/69)

 

Registrar General for Scotland Annual Report 1999 (SE 2000/82) —

laid under the Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Scotland) Act 1965 and the Scotland Act 1998

Highlands and Islands Enterprise Network Accounts 1999-2000 (SE 2000/97)

laid under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990

 

National Radiological Protection Board Accounts 1999-2000 (SE 2000/98)

laid under the Radiological Protection Act 1970

 

Sportscotland National Lottery Fund Account 1999-2000 (SE 2000/99)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 24 July 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Scottish Homes Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/149)

laid under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988

 

Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/151)

laid under the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 as amended by the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997

Scottish Enterprise Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/152)

laid under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990

 

Scottish Arts Council National Lottery Distribution Fund Account 1999-2000 (SE/2000/153)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993

 

Scottish Higher Education Funding Council Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/150)—

Scottish Further Education Funding Council Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/155)—

laid under the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 25 July 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Scottish Law Commission Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1998-99 (SE/2000/65)

laid under the Law Commissions Act 1965

 

Scottish Court Service Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/92)

laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921

 

Scottish Enterprise Network Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/156)

laid under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 26 July 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Scottish Prison Service Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/1)

 

laid under the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989

 

Scottish Agricultural Science Agency Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/46)—

Scottish Public Pensions Agency Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/95)—

laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921

 

Registers of Scotland Executive Agency Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/81)

 

Scottish Legal Aid Board Annual Report 1999-2000 (SE/2000/88)—

Scottish Legal Aid Board Statement of Accounts for Year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/89)—

laid under the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986

 

New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 Report on Toll Roads and Toll Orders in Scotland 1999 (SE/2000/157)

laid under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991

 

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

 

Historic Scotland Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 and Corporate Plan 2000-2001 (SE/2000/87)

Student Awards Agency for Scotland Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/94) —

Fisheries Research Services Report and Accounts 1999-2000(SE/2000/96)—

laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921

Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission First Annual Report and Accounts for the period 1 April 1999 to 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/158)

laid under the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 by virtue of article 3 of the Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provision) (Laying of Reports) Order 1999 (SI/1999/1594)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 28 July 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Police Act 1997: Report of the Chief Surveillance Commissioner for 1999-2000 (SE/2000/101)

 

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/159)

laid under the National Heritage (Scotland) Act 1985

 

Gaelic Broadcasting Committee Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/160)

Comataidh Crolaidh Gaidhlig Aithisg Bhliadhnail & Cunntasan 1999-2000 (SE/2000/160)

laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 2 August 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Heritage Lottery Fund: National Heritage Memorial Fund Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/161)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 3 August 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Food from Britain Annual Report 1999-2000 (SE/2000/62)

laid under the Agricultural Marketings Act 1983

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 9 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Lomond and Argyll Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/123)—

Borders General Hospital NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/126)—

Borders Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/127)—

Dumfries and Galloway NHS Trust Acute and Maternity Hospitals Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/128)—

Dumfries and Galloway Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/129)—

Highland Primary Care NHS Trust Report and Accounts 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/141)—

West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/146)—

Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/147)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

Report by the Auditor General for Scotland on the Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/164)

Report by the Auditor General for Scotland on the West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/165)

Report by the Auditor General for Scotland on the Highland Primary Care NHS Trust Report and Accounts 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/166)

National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting for Scotland Annual Report 1999-2000 (SE/2000/162)

laid under the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1997

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 10 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Scottish Ambulance Service Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/117)—

Lanarkshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/142)—

Lanarkshire Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/143)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 11 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

West of Scotland Water Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/74)

laid under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

 

Scottish Council for Post Graduate Medical and Dental Education Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/118)—

Ayrshire and Arran Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/125)—

Yorkhill NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/139)—

Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/145)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 14 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Ayrshire and Arran Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1999 (SE/2000/124)—

Fife Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1999 (SE/2000/130)—

Fife Primary Care NHS Trust Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1999 (SE/2000/131)—

Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/136)—

Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 1999 (SE/2000/144)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

Statement of Guarantee by the Scottish Ministers on Proposed Loans by Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust (SE/2000/167)

laid under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 15 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Argyll and Clyde Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts Year Ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/121)—

Grampian University Hospitals NHS Trust Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/134)—

North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts Year Ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/137)—

South Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trusts Annual Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/138)—

Highland Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Report and Accounts 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/140)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

Report of the Auditor General for Scotland on Argyll and Clyde Acute Hospitals Trust Annual Accounts Year Ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/168)

Report of the Auditor General for Scotland on South Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/169)

Report of the Auditor General for Scotland on North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts Year Ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/170)

Report of the Auditor General for Scotland on Highland Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Report and Accounts 31 March 2000 (SE/2000/171)

Report by the Auditor General for Scotland on Grampian University Hospitals Trust Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/172)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 16 August 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/161)

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability Scotland Act 2000

 

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 18 August 2000 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Seafish Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/173)

laid under the Fisheries Act 1981

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 24 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Greater Glasgow Health Board Annual Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/109)—

Highland Health Board Annual Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/110)—

Orkney Health Board Annual Accounts 1999/2000 (SE/2000/113)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 25 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Grampian Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/108)—

Shetland Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/114)—

Clinical Standards Board for Scotland Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/120)—

Forth Valley Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000/132)—

Forth Valley Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/133)—

Health Education Board for Scotland Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/163)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability Scotland Act 2000

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 29 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/122)—

Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/148)—

Western Isles Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/154)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

Report by the Auditor General for Scotland on Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/175)

Report by the Auditor General for Scotland on Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/176)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 30 August 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

Scottish Prisons Complaints Commission Annual Report 1999 (SE/2000/64)

 

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland Report 1999-2000 (SE/2000/71)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 4 September 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

 

Ayrshire and Arran Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/103)—

Borders Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/104)—

Dumfries and Galloway Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/105)—

Lanarkshire Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/111)—

Grampian Primary Health Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts (SE/2000/135)—

Lothian Health Board Annual Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/112)—

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

 

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 5 September 2000 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

 

David MacBrayne Limited Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/177)—

Caledonian MacBrayne Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/178)—

laid under the Transport (Scotland) Act 1989

 

British Waterways Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2000/179)

laid under the Transport Act 1962

 

Committee Reports

 

The following Report was published on 10 July 2000

 

Transport and the Environment Committee, 10th Report 2000: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 168)

 

The following Report was published on 28 August 2000

 

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee, 3rd Report 2000: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 170)

The following Report was published on 31 August 2000

 

Procedures Committee, 1st Report 2000: Preliminary Report into the Volume of Written Parliamentary Questions and the Scottish Executive's Speed of Response (SP Paper 169)

The following Report was published on 6 September 2000

 

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 30th Report, 2000: Delegated Powers Scrutiny, Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Bill, as amended at Stage 2 (SP Paper 172)

 
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