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Meeting of the Parliament

Wednesday 7 September 2005

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

The meeting opened at 9.30 am.

  1. Scottish Executive’s Programme: The Parliament continued its debate on the First Minister’s Statement on the Scottish Executive’s Programme.

  2. General Question Time: Questions were answered by Scottish Ministers and junior Scottish Ministers.

  3. First Minister’s Question Time: Questions were answered by the First Minister (Mr Jack McConnell).

  4. Themed Question Time: Questions on Enterprise, Lifelong Learning and Transport and on Justice and Law Officers were answered by Scottish Ministers and junior Scottish Ministers and by the Scottish Law Officers.

  5. Scottish Executive’s Programme: The Parliament continued its debate on the First Minister’s Statement on the Scottish Executive’s Programme.

  6. Paisley Choral Festival: The Parliament debated S2M-3148 in the name of Miss Annabel Goldie—That the Parliament notes the recent launch by Voices in Paisley of the Paisley Choral Festival to be held between 30 September and 15 October 2005; congratulates the organisers on their commitment and vision; acknowledges the valuable support and encouragement given by Renfrewshire Council and other local bodies and organisations, and commends this initiative, not only for both harnessing and nurturing musical ability within the area, but also for being a contributor to the wider economic, social and cultural regeneration of Paisley.

The meeting closed at 5.37pm

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
7 September 2005

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

Committee Reports

The following report was published on 7 September 2005

Subordinate Legislation Committee, 32nd Report, 2005 (Session 2): Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 408)