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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
Thursday 25 September 2008
Wednesday 1 October 2008
Thursday 2 October 2008
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
The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 17 September 2008 and is subject to annulment
The following document was laid before the Parliament on 12 September 2008 and is not subject to any parliamentary procedure
The following documents were laid before the Parliament on 16 September 2008 and are not subject to any parliamentary procedure
The following document was laid before the Parliament on 17 September 2008 and is not subject to any parliamentary procedure
The following report was published on 17 September 2008