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BUSINESS BULLETIN 53 / 2000

Wednesday 22 March 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-677 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 29 March 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection - Reverend Dr Kevin Franz, Action of Churches Together in Scotland

followed by Business Motion to include timetabling of proceedings of Stage 3 of the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Bill

followed by Stage 3 of the Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business – debate on the subject of S1M-488 Cathy Jamieson: Standing Commission on Health and Safety at Work in Scotland


Thursday 30 March 2000

9.30 am Scottish Socialist Party Debate on a Scottish Service Tax

11.00 am Scottish Green Party Debate on Housing Energy Efficiency

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on Public Appointments

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business – debate on the subject of S1M-650 George Lyon: National Park Status for Argyll Forest Park


Wednesday 5 April 2000

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Ministerial Statement

followed by SPCB Debate on the Holyrood Project

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business


Thursday 6 April 2000

9.30 am Non-Executive Business - Scottish National Party

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

 

*S1M-676 Fiona Hyslop: Public Investment in the Infrastructure of Scotland—That the Parliament recognises that, to enable Scotland to become a dynamic, prosperous country prepared for the 21st Century, priority must be given to the provision of quality affordable homes, a high standard learning environment for children, and modern high quality communication links; notes the difficulties facing Scotland’s public services and infrastructure, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to consider ways to increase the scope and powers of the Scottish Executive and the Parliament to provide necessary funding.

 

*S1M-675 Susan Deacon: Genetic Modification Science—That the Parliament acknowledges the public concerns which exist in relation to the development of genetically modified foods and crops; commends the precautionary approach of the Scottish Executive and the rigorous regulatory systems which are in place to control the development of genetically modified foods and crops, and recognises the excellence of the Scottish biotechnology industry.

 

*S1M-674 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament agrees that the draft Air Quality (Scotland) Regulations 2000 be approved.

 

*S1M-673# Dorothy-Grace Elder: Future of the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Yorkhill—That the Parliament notes public concern over proposals to move Scotland’s largest children’s hospital, the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow, from Yorkhill; recognises the crucial, life-saving link between the children’s hospital and the adjacent Queen Mother’s Maternity Hospital; agrees that any impact on the maternity hospital of a move by the children’s hospital must be considered; acknowledges the decades of magnificent service by both hospitals and the immense respect and affection in which they are held world-wide; notes achievements of the children’s hospital such as the invention of ultra sound scanning; appreciates the value of full consultation with parents’ groups, the general public, staff and the press on any decision made regarding the children’s hospital, and acknowledges the special stake which the public and press have in these hospitals through many years of fundraising which have raised millions of pounds for the hospitals. R

 

*S1M-672 Dorothy-Grace Elder: Freedom of the Press—That the Parliament strongly upholds the freedom of the press and other media in Scotland and beyond; recognises the value of radical freedom of information legislation for the benefit of the public and a free press; strongly supports investigative journalism into wrongs in society; and is determined that the media has the right facilities in the new Scottish Parliament building to enable them to do a difficult job and that there is full consultation with experienced media workers in planning the facilities. R

 

*S1M-671 Brian Adam: Dyce to Ellon Rail Link—That the Parliament supports a feasibility study into the restoration of the Dyce to Ellon rail link.

 

S1M-670 St. Andrew's Day - National Public Holiday (lodged on 20 March 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-665 Border Television (lodged on 15 March 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Christine Grahame*, Colin Campbell*

S1M-664 Lung Cancer (lodged on 15 March 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Kay Ullrich*, Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-659# Housing Needs of Disabled People (lodged on 14 March 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Kay Ullrich*, Colin Campbell*, Linda Fabiani*, Irene McGugan*, Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-658# Trident Submarine Fleet at Faslane (lodged on 14 March 2000) Kay Ullrich*, Christine Grahame*, Linda Fabiani*R, Mr Adam Ingram*, Colin Campbell*

S1M-657# Retention of the Agricultural Wages Board (lodged on 13 March 2000) Kay Ullrich*

S1M-653# Dyspraxia (lodged on 9 March 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-651 Rohypnol Drug Properties (lodged on 8 March 2000) Trish Godman*, Nick Johnston*

S1M-643# A701 (lodged on 7 March 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-641 Telecommunication Masts (lodged on 7 March 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Nick Johnston*

S1M-635 Mozambique and the International Rescue Corps (lodged on 6 March 2000) Linda Fabiani*, Mr Keith Harding*, Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-634 Carrick Street Halls (lodged on 6 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-633 Lip Reading (lodged on 3 March 2000) Christine Grahame*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Nick Johnston*

S1M-630 American Navy Exercise at Cape Wrath (lodged on 3 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-629 Scottish Mozambique Relief (lodged on 3 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Nick Johnston*

S1M-626# Glenrinnes School Closure (lodged on 2 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-625# Reduction in the TV Licence Fee for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People (lodged on 2 March 2000) Christine Grahame*, Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-624 Pinochet Case (lodged on 2 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-622 Bank Charges (lodged on 2 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-621 Scottish Music Industry Forum (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-619 Highlanders' Institute (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-617 Health Provision in Scotland (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-615 Moratorium on the Death Penalty (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-613# Grampian Country Foods Ltd (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-609 Entry of Convicted Rapists into the UK (lodged on 29 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-608 Theory on Rape (lodged on 29 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-605# Campbeltown-Ballycastle Ferry (lodged on 29 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-604# Sutherland Report With Respect to Old Age (lodged on 29 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-600 Scottish Borders Economy (lodged on 28 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-599# Epilepsy (lodged on 28 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-597 Crooked Charities (lodged on 25 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-595# Fuel Duty Rebate and Rural Services (lodged on 25 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-594 Volvo Plant, Irvine (lodged on 25 February 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

*S1M-532.1 Mr Brian Monteith: Standards in Scotland's Schools etc. Bill—As an amendment to motion (S1M-532) in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, insert at end "but deplores the Executive’s decision to include in the Bill provisions which deal with the ending of self-governing status in schools".

S1M-520# Racing Pigeons (lodged on 9 February 2000) Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-418# Suicide (lodged on 13 January 2000) Colin Campbell*

S1M-282 Cannabis and the Scottish Criminal Justice System (lodged on 12 November 1999) Tricia Marwick*

 
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