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MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Meeting of the Parliament

Vol 4 No 18 Session 1

Wednesday 25 September 2002

 
 

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

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

1. Time for Reflection: Alison Twaddle, General Secretary, Church of Scotland Guild, led Time for Reflection.

2. Education, Culture and Sport Committee, Report on Proposed Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill: The Convener of the Education, Culture and Sport Committee moved S1M-3322—That the Parliamentagrees to the proposal for a Committee Bill under Rule 9.15 contained in the 11th Report 2002 of the Education, Culture and Sport Committee, Report on Proposed Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill (SP Paper 617).

After debate, the motion was agreed to ((DT) by division: For 67, Against 0, Abstentions 11).

3. Motion without Notice: Euan Robson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved without notice that S1M-3431 be taken at this meeting of Parliament.

The motion was agreed to.

4. Decision Time: Euan Robson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S1M-3431—That the Parliament agrees under Rule 11.2.4 of the Standing Orders that Decision Time on Wednesday 25 September 2002 be taken at 4.59pm.

The motion was agreed to.

5. Decision Time: The Parliament took a decision on item 2 as noted above.

6. Importance of Primary Care: The Parliament debated S1M-3357 in the name of Mary Scanlon—That the Parliament recognises the importance of primary care in managing 90% of patient contact with the NHS in Scotland; appreciates the vital role GPs play in providing primary care services as part of the wider primary care team; supports the statement that "if it can be done in primary care, it should be done in primary care", and acknowledges the urgent need for reform and support to invigorate staffing levels, facilities, IT provision and morale for this to become a reality.

The meeting closed at 5.54 pm.

P E Grice

Clerk of the Parliament

25 September 2002

Appendix

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

Subordinate Legislation

Negative Instruments

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 23 September 2002 and is subject to annulment

The Scottish Secure Tenancies (Exceptions) Amendment Regulations 2002 (SSI 2002/434)

laid under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

Other Documents

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 23 September 2002 for approval by resolution

Codes of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Animal Health and Biosecurity (SE/2002/273)

laid under the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 25 September 2002 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Audit Scotland Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2002 (SP Paper 660)

laid under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2002

Committee Reports

The following Report was published on 20 September 2002

Justice 2 Committee, 10th Report 2002: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 654)

The following Reports were published on 23 September 2002—

Local Government Committee, 13th Report 2002: Stage 1 report on the Local Government in Scotland Bill (SP Paper 655)

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 34th Report 2002: Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 656)

The following Report was published on 25 September 2002

Audit Committee, 7th Report 2002: Overview of Further Education Colleges in Scotland 2000-01 (SP Paper 657)


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