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Meeting of the Parliament

Wednesday 17 September 2008

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

The meeting opened at 2.00 pm.

1. Time for Reflection: Alex McLellan, Executive Director, Reason Why, led Time for Reflection.

2. Ministerial Statement: The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing (Nicola Sturgeon) made a statement and answered questions on Scottish Ambulance Service.

3. Report into International Development: Malcolm Chisholm moved S3M-2466—That the Parliament notes the conclusions and recommendations contained in the European and External Relations Committee’s 3rd Report, 2008 (Session 3): Inquiry into International Development (SP Paper 134).

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

4. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-2551—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 24 September 2008

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Scuddamore Report into Foot and Mouth

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 25 September 2008

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Independent Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12.00 pm First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Health and Wellbeing

2.55 pm Stage 3 Proceedings: Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 1 October 2008

2.15 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Question Time

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 2 October 2008

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Government Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12.00 pm First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Justice and Law Officers;
Rural Affairs and the Environment

2.55 pm Scottish Government Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

The motion was agreed to.

5. Decision Time: The Parliament took a decision on item 3 as noted above.

6. 2014: A Year of Sport for Scotland: The Parliament debated S3M-2506 in the name of Jack McConnell—That the Parliament recognises that 2014 will be a significant year for Scottish sport; notes that, in addition to the annual sporting events taking place that year, Scotland will host the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Ryder Cup in Gleneagles; acknowledges that each event will bring international athletes to this country and will focus worldwide attention on Scotland; welcomes the variety of sporting opportunities that 2014 will present to Scotland, and believes that 2014 should be designated “Scotland’s Year of Sport” in order to highlight the benefits that sport and physical activity bring to the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland.

The meeting closed at 5.44 pm.

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
17 September 2008

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

Subordinate Legislation

Negative Instruments

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 17 September 2008 and is subject to annulment

The Restriction of Liberty Order (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008 (SSI2008/307)

laid under section 245C(3) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

Other Documents

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 12 September 2008 and is not subject to any parliamentary procedure

Historic Environment Advisory Council for Scotland fifth annual report 1 September 2007 to 31 August 2008 (SG/2008/148)

The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 16 September 2008 and are not subject to any parliamentary procedure

Transport Scotland Corporate Plan 2008-11 (SG/2008/166)

Transport Scotland Business Plan 2008-09 (SG/2008/167)

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 17 September 2008 and is not subject to any parliamentary procedure

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman: Compendium of Case Reports for September 2008 (SPSO/2008/09) —

Case 200501574: University of Glasgow
Case 200700033: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200702270: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board
Case 200702661: Lothian NHS Board
Case 200600637: Fife NHS Board
Case 200702892: Forth Valley NHS Board
Case 200701333: Tayside NHS Board
Case 200700383: The Moray Council
Case 200701164: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Case 200602079: Scottish Borders Council
Case 200502776: Renfrewshire Council
Case 200700850: Renfrewshire Council

laid under section 15(1) of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Act 2002

Committee Reports

The following report was published on 17 September 2008

Justice Committee, 16th Report, 2008 (Session 3): Report on Subordinate Legislation (SP Paper 148)