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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting of the Parliament

Vol 3, No 14 Session 1

Wednesday 5 September 2001

 
 

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

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

1. Time for Reflection: Mrs Elizabeth Templeton, Author and Theologian, led Time for Reflection.

2. Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-2165—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 5 September 2001

After the first Parliamentary Bureau Motions, insert

"followed by Oath Taking"

and replace Executive Business by

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

The motion was agreed to.

3. Oaths and Affirmations: Mr Murdo Mackenzie Fraser took the oath of allegiance before the Clerk.

4. Ministerial Statement: The First Minister made a statement on the Scottish Executive’s Programme.

5. Electronic voting: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-2171—That the Parliament directs that under Rule 11.8.3 any division at Stage 2 of the Erskine Bridge Tolls Bill shall be conducted using the electronic voting system.

The motion was agreed to (DT).

6. Business Motion: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-2172—That the Parliament agrees—

(a) as a revision to the Business Programme agreed on 28 June 2001—

Thursday 6 September 2001

delete all for that day and insert—

"9.30 am Debate on an Executive Motion to treat the Erskine Bridge Tolls Bill as an Emergency Bill

followed by, no

later than 10.30 am Stage 1 Debate on the Erskine Bridge Tolls Bill

followed by, no

later than 11.30 am Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee Debate on its report on the New Economy

followed by Financial Resolution in respect of the Protection from Abuse (Scotland) Bill

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Committee of the Whole Parliament: Stage 2 Debate on the Erskine Bridge Tolls Bill

followed by, no

later than 4.30 pm Stage 3 Debate on the Erskine Bridge Tolls Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-1964 Helen Eadie: Centenary of Donibristle Pit Disaster "

(b) the following programme of business—

Wednesday 12 September 2001

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 3 Debate on the International Criminal Court (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-2066 Mary Scanlon: Men's Health Week, Scotland: 7-14 September 2001

Thursday 13 September 2001

9.30 am Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

followed by Ministerial Statement

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on Physical Chastisement of Children

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-2119 Paul Martin: Asylum Seekers

Wednesday 19 September 2001

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 1 Debate on the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Thursday 20 September 2001

9.30 am Executive Business

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on Investment in Education

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

(c) that Stage 1 of the Sexual Offences (Procedure and Evidence) (Scotland) Bill be completed by 16 November 2001; and

(d) that the Rural Development Committee reports to the Health and Community Care Committee by 21 September 2001 on the Specified Risk Material Amendment (No.3) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/288) and the Justice 2 Committee reports to the Justice 1 Committee by 21 September 2001 on the draft Criminal Legal Aid (Scotland) (Prescribed Proceedings) Amendment Regulations 2001 and the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Repesentation) (Scotland) Amendment (No.3) Regulations 2001.

After debate, the motion was agreed to (by division: For 78, Against 30, Abstentions 0).

7. Suspension of Standing Orders: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-2170—That the Parliament agrees that Rules 9.6.2, 9.7.8, 9.7.9, 9.8.3, 9.10.2, 9.10.4 and 9.10.6 of the Standing Orders be suspended on Thursday 6 September 2001.

The motion was agreed to (DT).

8. Designation of Lead Committees: Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-2138—That the Parliament agrees the following designations of Lead Committees—

the Justice 1 Committee to consider the draft Criminal Legal Aid (Scotland) (Prescribed Proceedings) Amendment Regulations 2001;

The Justice 1 Committee to consider the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Amendment (No.3) Regulations 2001; and

the Health and Community Care Committee to consider the Specified Risk Material Amendment (No.3) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/288).

The motion was agreed to (DT).

9. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 5, 7 and 8 as noted above.

10. James Wilson, John Baird and Andrew Hardie: The Parliament debated S1M-2101 in the name of Mr Gil Paterson—That the Parliament recognises the sacrifice of the three 1820 martyrs, James Wilson from Strathaven and John Baird and Andrew Hardie from Glasgow, who were hanged and beheaded in the 1820 rising which fought for social and economic justice, workers’ rights and an independent Scottish parliament and believes that the history of their struggle should be included in the education curriculum in order to mark the anniversaries, on 30 August and 3 September, of their sacrifice for Scottish rights 181 years ago.

The meeting closed at 5.46 pm.

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
5 September 2001

Appendix

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

New Bills introduced on 4 September 2001

Erskine Bridge Tolls Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to restore, with retrospective effect (other than as regards criminal liability), the power to levy tolls conferred by section 1(1) of the Erskine Bridge Tolls Act 1968; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 33) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Sarah Boyack

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 33-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 33-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Subordinate Legislation

Affirmative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 4 July 2001 for approval by resolution—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No.3) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/255)—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/256)—

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 27 July 2001 for approval by resolution

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/273)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 7 August 2001 for approval by resolution—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.2) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/281)—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic, Paralytic and Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/282)—

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 13 August 2001 for approval by resolution—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.3) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/284)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 27 August 2001 for approval by resolution

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.4) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI/2001/289)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 3 September 2001 for approval by resolution

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.5) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/295)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 29 June 2001 and are subject to annulment—

The Child Minding and Day Care (Registration and Inspection Fees) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/214)

laid under the Children Act 1989

The Nursing Homes Registration (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/215)

laid under the Nursing Homes Registration (Scotland) Act 1938

The Nurses Agencies (Increase of Licence Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/216)

laid under the Nurses (Scotland) Act 1951

The Public Service Vehicles (Registration of Local Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/251)

laid under the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 4 July 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/257)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 11 July 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Control of Vaccination) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI/2001/261)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 20 July 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/266)

laid under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 25 July 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Home Energy Efficiency Scheme Amendment Order (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/267)

laid under the Social Security Act 1990

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 26 July 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Import and Export Restrictions (Foot-and-Mouth Disease) (Scotland) (No.2) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/271)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 31 July 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Processed Animal Protein (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/276)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 16 August 2001 and is subject to annulment

The Specified Risk Material Amendment (No.3) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SSI 2001/288)

laid under the Food Safety Act 1990

The following instruments were laid before the Parliament on 29 August 2001 and are subject to annulment—

The Teachers’ Superannuation (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI/2001/291)—

The Teachers’ Superannuation (Additional Voluntary Contributions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2001 (SSI/2001/292)—

laid under the Superannuation Act 1972

Not Subject to any Parliamentary Procedure

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 19 July 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

The United Nations (International Tribunal) (Former Yugoslavia) (Amendment) Order 2001 (SI 2001/2563)

laid under the United Nations Act 1946

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 16 August 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

The Specified Risk Material Amendment (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/287)

laid under the Animal Health Act 1981

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 3 September 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2001 (SSI 2001/294)

laid under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985

Other Documents

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 29 June 2001 and are not subject to any parliamentary procedure—

Construction Industry Training Board Annual Report 2000 (SE/2001/136)—

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board Annual Report and Financial Statements 2000 (SE/2001/137)—

laid under the Scotland Act 1998

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 2 July 2001 and is not subject to any parliamentary procedure

Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency Annual Report 2000-01 (SE/2001/138)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 3 July 2001 and are not subject to any parliamentary procedure—

National Museums of Scotland Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2001/142)

National Galleries of Scotland Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2000 (SE/2001/143)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 10 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Summarised Account of the United Kingdom Transplant Support Service Authority (SE/2001/146)

Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency Objectives, Performance Indicators and Targets 2001-02 (SE/2001/151)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 11 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Farm Woodland Scheme and Farm Woodland Premium Scheme: Report to Parliament (SE/2001/128)

Audit Committee Report: Scottish Enterprise: Skillseekers Training for Young People: Scottish Executive and Scottish Enterprise Supplementary Response to the Principal Recommendations (SE/2001/152)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 12 July 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

National Radiological Protection Board Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/154)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 13 July 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Scottish Environment Protection Agency Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2001 (SE/2001/153)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 16 July 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

The British Library Twenty-Eighth Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/147)

laid under the British Library Act 1972 and the Scotland Act 1998

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 18 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Meat Hygiene Service Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01: Protecting Public Health and Animal Welfare (SE/2001/124)

laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921

Scottish Arts Council National Lottery Distribution Fund: Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2001 (SE/2001/209)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993

United Kingdom Sports Council Lottery Distribution Account 2000-01 (SE/2001/211)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 and the Scotland Act 1998

Scottish Legal Aid Board Annual Report 2000-01: Progressing on Target (SE/2001/213)

laid under section 5 of the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986

Scottish Legal Aid Board Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2001 (SE/2001/214)

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 19 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

British Tourist Authority Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/215)

laid under the Development of Tourism Act 1969

sportscotland National Lottery Fund Statement of Account (SE/2001/149)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 20 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Visitscotland Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/133)

laid under the Development of Tourism Act 1969

Heritage Lottery Fund: National Heritage Memorial Fund Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/150)

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 and the National Heritage Act 1980

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 24 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Glenrothes College Annual Accounts for the 16 months ended 31 July 2000 (SE/2001/32)

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

Stewardship Report 2000-01: Annual Report on Progress made against the Scottish Executive Statistical Plan 2000-01 (SE/2001/217)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 25 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Aberdeen College Financial Statements for the 16 months to 31 July 2001 (SE/2001/9)—

Lews Castle College Annual Accounts for the 16 months ended 31 July 2001 (SE/2001/40)—

Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/144)—

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

Criminal Justice: Serious Violent and Sexual Offenders (SE/2001/219)

Horticultural Development Council Annual Report and Accounts 1999-2000 (SE/2001/220)

laid under the Industrial Organisation and Development Act 1947

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 26 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Inverness College Financial Statements and Report of the Board of Management for the ended 31 July 2000 (SE/2001/33)—

Moray College Annual Report and Financial Statements for the 16 months ended 31 July 2000 (SE/2001/41)—

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 27 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Comataidh Craolaidh Gaidhlig Aithisg Bhliadhnail & Cunntasan 2000-01

Gaelic Broadcasting Committee Annual Report & Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/221)

laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990

Highlands and Islands Airports Limited Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/222)

laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1982

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 30 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Registrar General for Scotland Annual Report 2000 (SE/2001/145)

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

Argyll & Clyde Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/156)—

Borders Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/159)—

Fife Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/163)—

Fife Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/164)—

Forth Valley Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/166)—

Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/167)—

Grampian Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/168)—

Highland Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/170)—

Lanarkshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/172)—

West Lothian Healthcare NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/182)—

Yorkhill NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/183)—

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 31 July 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

The Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission: Third Parties – Rights Against Insurers (SE/2001/134)

Scottish Court Service Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/208)

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 2 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

National Audit Office Report, Scottish Further Education Colleges - Managing Costs: Scottish Further Education Funding Council’s Response to the Official Report of the Audit Committee of the Scottish Parliament (SE/2001/125)—

National Audit Office Report, Scottish Further Education Colleges - Managing Costs: Progress Report from the Scottish Further Education Funding Council’s Response to the Official Report of the Audit Committee of the Scottish Parliament (SE/2001/126)—

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

Strategic Rail Authority Annual Report 2000-01 (SE/2001/226)

laid under the Railways Act 1993

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 3 August 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Food from Britain Annual Report 2000-01 (SE/2001/148)

laid under the Agricultural Marketing Act 1983

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 9 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Ayrshire and Arran Acute Hospitals Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/157)—

Borders Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/160)—

Highland Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/171)—

Lothian Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/175)—

North Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/177)—

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 13 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Dumfries and Galloway Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/161)—

Forth Valley Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/165)—

Lomond and Argyll Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/174)—

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

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 15 August 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

sportscotland Annual Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2001 (SE/2001/229)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 17 August 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Further Education in Scotland 2000 – A Report by the Scottish Ministers (SE/2001/232)

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

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 20 August 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Scottish Agricultural Science Agency Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/155)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 22 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Lanarkshire Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/173)—

Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/176)—

Greater Glasgow Health Board Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/191)—

Western Isles Health Board Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/198)—

Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/203)—

Scottish Ambulance Service Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/204)—

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 23 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

South Glasgow University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/179)—

Tayside Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/181)—

Dumfries and Galloway Health Board Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/187)—

Clinical Standards Board for Scotland Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/199)—

Scottish Council for Post Graduate Medical and Dental Education Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/205)—

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 27 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Highlands and Islands Enterprise 10th Report 2001 (SE/2001/210)

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

Seafish Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/240)

laid under section 11(7) of the Fisheries Act 1981

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 28 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Ayrshire and Arran Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/158)—

Grampian University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/169)—

Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Primary Care NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/178)—

Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/180)—

Lanarkshire Health Board Annual Accounts 2000-001 (SE/2001/193)—

Health Technology Board for Scotland Annual Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/202)—

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 30 August 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

Fisheries Research Services Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/108)

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

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland Report for 2000-01 (SE/2001/227)

St Mary’s Episcopal Primary School (End of Self-Governing Status) Order 2001 (SE/2001/241)

St Mary’s Episcopal Primary School (Transitional Provisions) Order 2001 (SE/2001/242)

Highland Acute Hospitals National Health Service NHS Trust (SE/2001/243)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 31 August 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Historic Scotland Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/228)

laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 31 August 2001 for approval by resolution

Special Grant Report (No.4) and Guidance for Local Authorities: The Domestic Water and Sewerage Charges (Reduction) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (SE/2001/132)

laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1992 as inserted by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 3 September 2001 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Scottish Enterprise Network Annual Report 2000-01 (SE/2001/244)

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

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 5 September 2001 and are not subject to any Parliamentary procedure—

1999-2000 Audit of Bell College of Technology: Report by the Auditor General for Scotland (SE/2001/233)

1999-2000 Audit of Inverness College: Report by the Auditor General for Scotland (SE/2001/234)

1999-2000 Audit of Lews Castle College: Report by the Auditor General for Scotland (SE/2001/235)

1999-2000 Audit of Moray College: Report by the Auditor General for Scotland (SE/2001/236)

Scottish Further Education Funding Council Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2001 (SE/2001/237)—

Scottish Higher Education Funding Council Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2001 (SE/2001/238)—

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

British Waterways Annual Report and Accounts 2000-01 (SE/2001/245)

laid under the Transport Act 1962

St. Mary’s Episcopal Primary School: Section 18 Direction (SE/2001/246)

Committee Reports

The following Reports were published on 29 June 2001—

Standards Committee, 5th Report 2001: Report on Complaint Against Dr Richard Simpson MSP (SP Paper 370)

Health and Community Care Committee, 13th Report 2001: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 373)

The following Report was published on 6 July 2001

Audit Committee, 2nd Report 2001: Report on National Health Service Bodies in Tayside (SP Paper 360)

The following Report was published on 13 July 2001

Standards Committee, 4th Report 2001: Report on Complaint Against Andrew Wilson MSP (SP Paper 369)


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