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BUSINESS BULLETIN 24 / 2000

Wednesday 9 February 2000

Section F - Motions and Amendments 

 

 

The full text of all outstanding motions and amendments will appear in the Business Bulletin every Monday.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are new or have been altered. Asterisks in the text show the extent of alterations made.

Motions which members wish to be considered for debate as members’ business in the Parliament are marked with a hash symbol (#)

 

*S1M-514 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 16 February 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Executive Debate on the Census (Scotland) Order 2000

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business – Debate on the subject of S1M-303 Dr Winnie Ewing: Sign Language

 

Thursday 17 February 2000

9.30 am Executive Debate on Tourism

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Debate on the Standards Committee Report on the Code of Conduct

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

 

Wednesday 23 February 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

 

Thursday 24 February 2000

9.30 am Executive Business

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Business

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

 

*S1M-513 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Recess Dates—That the Parliament agrees that the summer recess should begin on 10 July 2000 and end on 3 September 2000, the autumn recess should begin on 9 October 2000 and end on 22 October 2000 and the winter recess should begin on 21 December 2000 and end on 7 January 2001.

 

*S1M-512 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament agrees that The Scotland Act 1998 (Transitory and Transitional Provisions) (Appropriations) Amendment (Scotland) Order 2000 be approved.

 

*S1M-511 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Membership of Committee—That the Parliament agrees that Lewis Macdonald be appointed to the Education, Culture and Sport Committee.

 

*S1M-510 Nick Johnston: Review of Scottish Enterprise—That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Executive to announce a remit and timescale for a comprehensive review of the operations of Scottish Enterprise and other agencies involved in economic development as a demonstration of its commitment to the expansion of Scotland’s indigenous business base.

 

*S1M-509 Mr Brian Monteith: Section 2A (Commonly known as Section 28)—That the Parliament affirms its belief in an open, democratic and tolerant society where all members are treated equally under the law; calls upon the Scottish Executive to withdraw the proposed repeal of section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 from the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.(Scotland) Bill, to establish an official committee of inquiry to consider all aspects of the section and in particular the provision of sex education in Scottish schools and to give this committee the remit of ensuring that relationships form the basis for discussion and teaching of sex education and establishing what statutory protection for children, parents and school boards is required, accompanied by clear guidelines on what topics and materials are appropriate for pupils of varying age, experience and maturity, and agrees to defer further consideration of this matter until said committee has reported to the Parliament.

 

*S1M-508.1 David Mundell: Knowledge Economy—As an amendment to motion (S1M-508) in the name of Nicol Stephen, insert at end "and that this will only be achieved by the urgent establishment of a clear vision for the Scottish economy and a strategy to achieve it."

Supported by: Nick Johnston*

 

*S1M-508.2 Mr John Swinney: Knowledge Economy—As an amendment to motion (S1M-508) in the name of Nicol Stephen, insert at end "and calls upon the Scottish Executive to put in place a coherent strategy to ensure that areas of common interest between separate taskforces and Executive departments are properly co-ordinated and focused, to introduce a framework to measure effectively the performance of the Scottish economy in adapting to the challenges of the Knowledge Economy and to ensure that the Knowledge Economy is not placed at any competitive disadvantage."

Supported by: Andrew Wilson*, Ms Margo MacDonald*, Fergus Ewing*

 

S1M-507# Corstorphine Hill Water Tanks (lodged on 7 February 2000) Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-506 Austria (lodged on 4 February 2000) Linda Fabiani*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-505# Closure of Castle Douglas Abattoir (lodged on 4 February 2000) Mr Murray Tosh*, Mr Jamie Stone*

 

S1M-504 Compensation to Miners (lodged on 4 February 2000) Mr Gil Paterson*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-503 Drug Addiction in Glasgow (lodged on 3 February 2000) Mike Watson*, Robert Brown*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-502# Skye Bridge (lodged on 3 February 2000) Linda Fabiani*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*

 

S1M-501# Urban Tourism (lodged on 3 February 2000) Rhoda Grant*, Robert Brown*

 

S1M-500# Attacks on Elderly People in Aberdeen (lodged on 3 February 2000) Rhoda Grant*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-499 Report on Holyrood Building (lodged on 3 February 2000) Mr Murray Tosh*, Linda Fabiani*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-497# Scottish Media Group (lodged on 2 February 2000) Mr Duncan McNeil*, Mike Watson*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-496# Agrimoney Compensation for Dairy Farmers (lodged on 2 February 2000) Nicola Sturgeon*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-495 National Minimum Wage (lodged on 2 February 2000) Mr Duncan McNeil*, Mike Watson*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-494 National Lottery (lodged on 2 February 2000) Mr Duncan McNeil*, Mike Watson*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-493 World Cup in 2006 (lodged on 2 February 2000) Mr Duncan McNeil*, Mr Brian Monteith*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-492 Warm Homes Initiative (lodged on 2 February 2000) Mr Duncan McNeil*, Mike Watson*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-491# Kilmarnock and Loudoun (lodged on 2 February 2000) Linda Fabiani*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

 

S1M-488# Standing Commission on Health and Safety at Work in Scotland (lodged on 1 February 2000) Mike Watson*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-487 Draft Census (Scotland) Order 2000 (lodged on 1 February 2000) Mike Watson*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Mr Gil Paterson*

 

S1M-485 Aberdeenshire Council (lodged on 1 February 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-484# Council Tax Collection: Summary Warrant Procedures (lodged on 1 February 2000) Linda Fabiani*, Rhoda Grant*, Robert Brown*

 

S1M-479# Marketing of Food Products (lodged on 28 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*, Mr John Munro*

 

S1M-474# Grampian Television (lodged on 27 January 2000) Linda Fabiani*

 

S1M-472 Water Charges (lodged on 27 January 2000) Linda Fabiani*

 

S1M-469# Sleep Apnoea (lodged on 27 January 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-468 Nelson Mandela Tribute (lodged on 26 January 2000) Mike Watson*, Linda Fabiani*, Robert Brown*

 

S1M-466 Raising of the Solway Harvester by the Manx Parliament (lodged on 26 January 2000) Mike Watson*

 

S1M-458# Methadone Programme (lodged on 24 January 2000) Mike Watson*, Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-447 Commissioner for Children and Young People (lodged on 20 January 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-446 Precious Life (lodged on 20 January 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-444 Committee on Substance Abuse (lodged on 20 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*, Robert Brown*

 

S1M-443# Rail Travel for the Blind (lodged on 20 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-435# Slopping Out in Scottish Prisons (lodged on 18 January 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-434 Drugs Deaths (lodged on 18 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-432# Rural Poverty (lodged on 18 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-425# Exemption from Air Passenger Duty (lodged on 14 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*, Linda Fabiani*

 

S1M-423# Non-Housing Building Consents (lodged on 13 January 2000) Rhoda Grant*

 

S1M-418 Suicide (lodged on 13 January 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-417 General Pinochet (lodged on 12 January 2000) Nicola Sturgeon*

 

S1M-412 Nigel Tranter (lodged on 12 January 2000) Robert Brown*

 

S1M-398# BBC 2 Scotland Reception (lodged on 5 January 2000) Linda Fabiani*

 

S1M-393# Boharm School (lodged on 16 December 1999) Nicola Sturgeon*

 

S1M-304# Asylum and Immigration Act (lodged on 18 November 1999) Elaine Smith*

 

S1M-282 Cannabis and the Scottish Criminal Justice System (lodged on 12 November 1999) Mr Jamie Stone*

 

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