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BUSINESS BULLETIN 102 / 2000

Thursday 15 June 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-1012 Mr Keith Harding: Job Losses at Glenrothes, Fife—That the Parliament notes with regret that Canon Manufacturing UK Ltd is to cease production at its Glenrothes plant with the loss of almost 200 jobs and welcomes the setting up of a task force involving the local authority and enterprise agencies in a bid to help the workforce find alternative employment as soon as possible.

 

*S1M-1011 Michael Russell: Marr College—That the Parliament congratulates Marr College, Troon on its outstanding sporting success in the 1999-2000 session, which includes the Scottish schoolgirls championship in hockey, the award to its 1st XV rugby team of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scottish Rugby Magazine "Team of the Year" award and no less than four Scottish Championships in volleyball, as well as two runner up awards, and expresses its concern that such excellence will be at risk if proposed staffing cuts eliminate elements of extra curricular sports, particularly in the area of girls’ hockey where the current Scottish Champions may not even be able to defend their title in the coming season.

 

*S1M-1010 Colin Campbell: Royal Ordnance Factory, Bishopton—That the Parliament supports the workforce of the Royal Ordnance Factory Bishopton in its efforts to retain munitions propellant manufacturing in the United Kingdom.

Supported by: Mr Kenneth Gibson*

*S1M-1009 George Lyon: University of Highlands and Islands—That the Parliament notes with concern that the University of the Highlands and Islands project has failed to be designated as an institute for higher education by the Scottish Executive, notes that this is a flagship project for the Highlands and Islands and a long held dream by many of its communities and gives its wholehearted support to this vitally important project.

 

*S1M-1008.1 Angus MacKay: Crime and Punishment—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1008) in the name of Phil Gallie, leave out from first "notes" to end and insert "continues to support the Executive’s policies on law and order and commends the priorities identified in the Programme for Government being taken forward by the Executive, including combating drug misuse as set out in the Drugs Action Plan Protecting our Future and through the creation of the Scottish Drugs Enforcement Agency which will fund an additional 100 officers in local forces, tackling youth crime, particularly persistent offenders, as set out in the report It’s a Criminal Waste: Stop Youth Crime Now and the Executive’s response, helping witnesses by extending a volunteer Witness Service to all Sheriff Courts, and the injection of an additional 8.9 million for the police which is sufficient for forces to recruit a further 300 extra officers".

Supported by: Mr Jim Wallace*

*S1M-1008.2 Roseanna Cunningham: Crime and Punishment—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1008) in the name of Phil Gallie, leave out from first "notes" to end and insert "recognises that issues of crime and punishment are complex; contends that to ensure public confidence a criminal justice system requires to be effective, which in turn depends on adequate resourcing at every level; further recognises that there is some identifiable concern amongst the public about both current sentencing patterns and the effectiveness of detention; welcomes the fact that Scotland has human rights responsibilities as a result of the incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to consider the establishment of an accurate review of public attitudes to sentencing and detention which would inform both the judiciary and the Scottish Prison Service and further to address urgently the current under-resourcing of all parts of the criminal justice system in Scotland".

Supported by: Tricia Marwick*, Michael Russell*, Bruce Crawford*

*S1M-1007.1 Nicola Sturgeon: Early Education and Childcare—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1007) in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, leave out from "supports" to end and insert "congratulates local authorities and childcare partnerships on the progress made by them in providing more nursery places to three and four year olds and increasing provision of affordable, accessible, quality childcare in every locality; welcomes the resources already allocated for the furtherance of these objectives, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to ensure that its future policies and spending plans will enable local authorities to make continued progress towards the achievement of universal access to free pre-school education and affordable, accessible, quality childcare.

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop*, Tricia Marwick*, Ms Sandra White*

*S1M-1007.2 Mr Brian Monteith: Early Education and Childcare—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1007) in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, insert at end "; recognises that this progress has built upon the achievements of the last UK Conservative Government in increasing demand for high quality pre-school education and childcare and in increasing choice for patients through the nursery voucher scheme, and looks forward to the reintroduction of vouchers as a means to further extend provision of childcare and increase choice for patients".

 

S1M-1005# Ailsa Troon Shipyard (lodged on 13 June 2000) Mr Murray Tosh*, David Mundell*, Alex Johnstone*, Alex Fergusson*, Phil Gallie*

S1M-1004# Highland Clearances (lodged on 13 June 2000) Mr Murray Tosh*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-1003 Dog Fouling (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-1002 Licence applications from Scotland regarding the Climate Change Levy (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-1001 IT Staffing for the Administration of Climate Change Licences (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-1000# National Lottery and Coalfield Regeneration (lodged on 12 June 2000) Margaret Jamieson*, Donald Gorrie*, Mike Watson*, Mr Jamie Stone*

S1M-999# 999 Emergency Calls (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mr Jamie Stone*

S1M-998 Jubilee 2000 (lodged on 12 June 2000) Trish Godman*

S1M-997 Diabetes UK (lodged on 12 June 2000) Christine Grahame*

S1M-995 Renewable Energy and Domestic Wind Turbines (lodged on 9 June 2000) Margaret Jamieson*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mike Watson*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Mr Jamie Stone*

S1M-994# Body Piercing (lodged on 9 June 2000) Margaret Jamieson*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*, Mr Jamie Stone*

S1M-992# Lingerbay Quarry Planning Application (lodged on 9 June 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-991# Impact of Climate Change Levy on Borders Economy (lodged on 8 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-990 Highland Council Housing Stock Transfer (lodged on 8 June 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Michael Russell*

S1M-989 Scotswoman of the Year (lodged on 8 June 2000) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-986# Coffee Shops (lodged on 8 June 2000) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-982# Alcohol Misuse (lodged on 7 June 2000) Irene McGugan*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-981# Scotland Bid For Euro 2008 (lodged on 7 June 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-980 Web-cast of Parliament Proceedings (lodged on 7 June 2000) Michael Russell*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-979# Holocaust Remembrance (lodged on 7 June 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Trish Godman*, Mrs Mary Mulligan*, Mr Jamie Stone*

S1M-978 Volunteers Week (lodged on 7 June 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Michael Russell*

S1M-977# Nuclear Test Veterans (lodged on 7 June 2000) Irene McGugan*, Donald Gorrie*, Michael Russell*

S1M-976# Glasgow Internal Transport Service (lodged on 7 June 2000) Margaret Jamieson*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Elaine Smith*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Cathy Jamieson*

S1M-964# Gulf War Related Illnesses (lodged on 6 June 2000) Irene McGugan*, Donald Gorrie*, Dennis Canavan*, Kay Ullrich*, Linda Fabiani*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Michael Matheson*, Nicola Sturgeon*, Tricia Marwick*, Fiona McLeod*, Ms Margo MacDonald*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Richard Lochhead*

S1M-963 Potential Bankruptcy of Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre (lodged on 6 June 2000) Donald Gorrie*, Michael Russell*

S1M-962# Travel Dundee (lodged on 6 June 2000) Irene McGugan*

S1M-961 Parthenon Marbles (lodged on 6 June 2000) Irene McGugan*, Donald Gorrie*

S1M-960# Borders Textile Industry (lodged on 6 June 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-958# Palliative Care (lodged on 5 June 2000) Irene McGugan*, Cathy Jamieson*, Donald Gorrie*, Michael Russell*, Elaine Smith*, Alex Fergusson*, Trish Godman*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-953 Cessation of Silicone Implant Operations, Scotland (lodged on 5 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-952# Dementia Awareness Week (lodged on 5 June 2000) Irene McGugan*, Donald Gorrie*, Michael Russell*, Elaine Smith*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-950 Dunkirk 60th Anniversary (lodged on 2 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-949 Greenock Morton Football Club (lodged on 2 June 2000) Michael Russell*, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*

S1M-948 Hosting the European Football Championship in Scotland (lodged on 2 June 2000) Michael Russell*, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*

S1M-947 OSPAR Convention (lodged on 2 June 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-946# STG Pension Fund (lodged on 2 June 2000) Michael Russell*, Elaine Smith*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-945# Dangerous Driving Offences Sentencing (lodged on 2 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-940 Use of Mobile Phones on Trains (lodged on 1 June 2000) Mr Mike Rumbles*

S1M-938 Expenditure on Beach and Coastal Maintenance (lodged on 1 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-937# Galloway Food Producers Outlet (lodged on 1 June 2000) John Scott*, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*

S1M-936 Top Award for Fife Beaches (lodged on 1 June 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-934 The New Testament in Scots (lodged on 1 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-933# Crown Prosecution and the Piper Alpha Disaster (lodged on 2 June 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-932# Clean Beaches (lodged on 31 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-929 State of the Farming Industry (lodged on 31 May 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-927 Bagyeli Pygmies of Cameroon (lodged on 31 May 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-920 GM Crops (lodged on 30 May 2000) Michael Russell*

S1M-918 Scottish Six O'clock News (lodged on 30 May 2000) Mr Mike Rumbles*

S1M-913# Milestone House Hospice (lodged on 25 May 2000) Michael Russell*, Mike Watson*

S1M-911# Future Strategy for HIV and AIDS Management (lodged on 25 May 2000) Michael Russell*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

*S1M-905.1 Mr Tom McCabe: Announcements Made by the Scottish Executive—As an amendment to motion (S1M-905) in the name of Bill Aitken, leave out from "agrees" to end and insert "notes that the provision of information by the Scottish Executive about its policies, spending plans and public services is an essential part of open, participative government; agrees that such provision of information needs to be carried out in a modern, professional, pro-active and impartial manner so as to engage all interested citizens, and notes that the Scottish Executive will continue to pursue these aims".

Supported by: Iain Smith*

*S1M-905.2 Michael Russell: Announcements made by the Scottish Executive—As an amendment to motion (S1M-905) in the name of Bill Aitken, leave out from "a new protocol" to end and insert "and implement with immediate effect a policy for all parliamentary, press and public announcements which is based upon the founding principles of this Parliament as defined by the Consultative Steering Group, that is to be accountable, accessible and open, and in particular to make absolutely clear in all such announcements whether policy innovations are new or repeated, whether funding announcements are allocations or distributions and from what budget in what year these sums will come".

Supported by: Bruce Crawford*

S1M-901# Closure of Kinlochleven Aluminium Smelter (lodged on 23 May 2000) Mr Jamie Stone*

S1M-892 Saltmarket Centenary (lodged on 22 May 2000) Trish Godman*

S1M-881 Carers' Week 2000 (lodged on 19 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-875 Belmont Academy and Motorola Youth Parliament Competition (lodged on 17 May 2000) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-874# Young People and Transport (lodged on 17 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-873 AIDS and Hepatitis C Education (lodged on 17 May 2000) Mike Watson*, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*

S1M-872 Strathclyde Joint Police Board (lodged on 22 May 2000) Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*

S1M-857 Gourock/Dunoon Ferry Service (lodged on 15 May 2000) Trish Godman*

S1M-848# ICT in Scotland (lodged on 12 May 2000) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-843# Scottish Aid Agency (lodged on 11 May 2000) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-840 Building Standards (lodged on 10 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-839 Museums and Galleries Month 2000 (lodged on 10 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-838 Patenting of Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes (lodged on 10 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-837 Genetic Testing for Insurance Purposes (lodged on 10 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-832 Ethical Investment (lodged on 10 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-824 Breast Cancer Awareness (lodged on 9 May 2000) Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-820# "Working Together" Project (lodged on 9 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-816 Committee on Substance Abuse (lodged on 8 May 2000) Kay Ullrich*, Irene Oldfather*, Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-815 Safer Routes to Schools (lodged on 8 May 2000) Trish Godman*

S1M-814 Dispersal of Scottish Executive and Public Body Jobs throughout Scotland (lodged on 5 May 2000) Trish Godman*, Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-809# Right to Respite (lodged on 4 May 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-807 Gourock-Dunoon Ferry Service (lodged on 4 May 2000) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-788# National Breast-feeding Awareness Week (14-20 May) (lodged on 28 April 2000) Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-783# Meares-Irlen Syndrome (lodged on 26 April 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-617 Health Provision in Scotland (lodged on 1 March 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-578 Breast Screening for Women Aged 65 and Over (lodged on 22 February 2000) Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-380# Cross Examination During Sexual Crimes Trials (lodged on 14 December 1999) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

 
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