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Minutes of Proceedings Vol. 4, No. 3 Session 3

Meeting of the Parliament

Wednesday 19 May 2010

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

The meeting opened at 2.30 pm.

1. Time for Reflection: Pastor Ken Bleakley, Larbert Baptist Church led Time for Reflection.

2. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-6347—That the Parliament agrees the following revision to the programme of business for Wednesday 19 May 2010—

after

2.30 pm Time for Reflection – Pastor Ken Bleakley, Larbert Baptist Church

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

insert

followed by Ministerial Statement: 1,000 Additional Police Officers Protecting Our Communities

The motion was agreed to.

3. Ministerial Statement: The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Kenny MacAskill) made a statement and answered questions on 1,000 Additional Police Officers Protecting Our Communities.

4. Report on Local Government Finance: Duncan McNeil, on behalf of the Local Government and Communities Committee, moved S3M-6318—That the Parliament notes the conclusions and recommendations contained in the Local Government and Communities Committee’s 2nd report 2010 (Session 3): Report on Local Government Finance Inquiry (SP Paper 377).

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

5. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved S3M-6340—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 26 May 2010

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 1 Debate: Forth Crossing Bill

followed by Financial Resolution: Forth Crossing Bill

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 27 May 2010

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.15 pm Themed Question Time

Health and Wellbeing

2.55 pm Scottish Government Debate: Progress Towards 18 Week Referral to Treatment

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 2 June 2010

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 3 June 2010

9.15 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Government Business

11.40 am General Question Time

12 noon 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.

6. Approval of SSIs: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, moved—

S3M-6341—That the Parliament agrees that the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Automatic Listing) (Specified Criteria) Order 2010 be approved.

S3M-6342—That the Parliament agrees that the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Relevant Offences) (Modification) Order 2010 be approved.

S3M-6343—That the Parliament agrees that the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Modification of Regulated Work with Children) Order 2010 be approved.

S3M-6344—That the Parliament agrees that the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Modification of Regulated Work with Adults) Order 2010 be approved.

The motions were agreed to (DT).

7. Decision Time: The Parliament took decisions on items 4 and 6 as noted above.

8. Lymphoedema Services in Scotland: The Parliament debated S3M-6180 in the name of Malcolm Chisholm—That the Parliament welcomes the increased numbers of women surviving breast cancer in NHS Lothian but is concerned that many survivors are still at risk of developing lymphoedema; recognises the impact that lymphoedema has on quality of life in terms of movement, discomfort and appearance of the arm and other parts of the upper body; is further concerned that access to and provision of high-quality lymphoedema services varies across the country, and believes that a high quality and equitable service that meets the needs of people in Scotland with or at risk of lymphoedema is needed.

The meeting closed at 5.36 pm.

P E Grice
Clerk of the Parliament
19 May 2010


Appendix

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

Subordinate Legislation

Affirmative Instruments

The following instrument was laid in draft before the Parliament on 19 May 2010 for approval by resolution—

The Climate Change (Annual Targets) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/draft)

laid under section 96(4) of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

The Climate Change (Annual Targets) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI 2010/draft), laid before the Parliament on 21 April 2010, was withdrawn on 19 May 2010.

Negative Instruments

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 14 May 2010 and is subject to annulment—

The Arbitral Appointments Referee (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/196)

laid under section 33(2) of the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010

The following instrument was laid before the Parliament on 19 May 2010 and is subject to annulment—

The Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Order 2010 (SSI2010/199)

laid under section 18(3) of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995

Other Documents

The following document was laid before the Parliament on 19 May 2010 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman: Compendium of Case Reports for May 2010 (SPSO/2010/05)—

Case 200801865: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board

Case 200901216: Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board

Case 200802564: A Dentist, Western Isles NHS Board

Case 200802971: Lothian NHS Board

Case 200901774: Lothian NHS Board

Case 200801946: Ayrshire and Arran NHS Board

Case 200803019: South Ayrshire Council

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

Committee Reports

The following report was published on 19 May 2010

Public Audit Committee, 3rd Report, 2010 (Session 3): Overview of mental health services (SP Paper 433)