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BUSINESS BULLETIN 34 / 2001

Wednesday 28 February 2001

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-1700 Jackie Baillie: Fuel Poverty-That the Parliament commends the Scottish Executive for its commitment to tackling fuel poverty, as set out in the UK Fuel Poverty Strategy and which will form part of the Housing (Scotland) Bill, through the central heating programme, which will provide all council and housing association tenants and all pensioners, irrespective of their tenure, with warm and dry homes by 2006, through the Warm Deal, New Housing Partnerships and investment in social rented housing and through its proposals for a new Index of Housing Quality and its plans to extend the scope of the improvement and repairs grant system to include energy efficiency measures. R

Supported by: Ms Margaret Curran*

*S1M-1699 Susan Deacon: Primary Care-That the Parliament applauds the vital contribution which community-based health professionals make to the health and health care of the people of Scotland and affirms the commitment in the Executive's health plan Our National Health: a plan for action, a plan for change to developing these services.

Supported by: Malcolm Chisholm*

*S1M-1698 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion-That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business-

(a) the following programme of business-

Wednesday 7 March 2001

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Stage 1 Debate on the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution in respect of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-1564 Marilyn Livingstone: Strategy to Tackle Sexual Abuse

Thursday 8 March 2001

9.30 am Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on the International Development Bill - UK Legislation

followed by Stage 3 Debate on the Leasehold Casualties (Scotland) Bill

followed by Executive Motion on the Culture and Recreation Bill - UK Legislation

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-1670 Mr George Reid: National Tartan Day

Wednesday 14 March 2001

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Stage 1 Debate on the Housing (Scotland) Bill

followed by Financial Resolution in respect of the Housing (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Thursday 15 March 2001

9.30 am Executive Debate on Freedom of Information

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

and, (b) that the Justice 2 Committee reports to the Justice 1 Committee by 12 March 2001 on the Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (Draft) and the Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (Draft); and

that the Justice 1 Committee reports to the Justice 2 Committee by 13 March 2001 on the Limited Liability Partnerships (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (Draft).

Supported by Tavish Scott*

*S1M-1697 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committees-That the Parliament agrees the following designations of Lead Committee-

The Justice 1 Committee to consider the Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (Draft) and,

The Justice 1 Committee to consider the Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (Draft) and,

The Justice 2 Committee to consider the Limited Liability Partnerships (Scotland) Regulations 2001 (Draft).

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S1M-1696 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSIs-That the Parliament agrees that the following instruments be approved:

Special Grant Report No. 1, Special Grant for Scotland Asylum Seekers Assistance (SE 2001/60) and,

Special Grant Report No. 2, Special Grant for Scotland Kosovan Evacuees (SE 2001/61) and,

The Highlands and Islands Area of Operation (Scotland) Order 2001.

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S1M-1695 Mr Keith Harding: St Andrews University Museums Award-That the Parliament congratulates the University of St Andrews on being awarded Registered Museum status in recognition of its high standard of care for its collections, service to the public and management of its various museum collections.

*S1M-1694.1 Robin Harper: Sustainable Development-As an amendment to motion (S1M-1694) in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, leave out from "and commends" to end and insert "recognises that conserving and protecting environmental resources is the key to ensuring that the welfare of future generations is not compromised by present day activities and, in order to ensure that sustainable development is placed at the centre of all Scottish Executive policies and programmes, calls upon the Executive (a) to adopt urgently comprehensive indicators of sustainable development and to measure progress against these indicators annually, (b) to set specific targets for a 10% reduction in road traffic by 2010, for 22% of electricity sold to be from wind, hydro and wave renewable energy sources by 2010, for conversion of 20% of agricultural land to organic production by 2010 and for recycling of 30% of municipal waste by 2010, (c) to adopt the recommendations of the Transport and the Environment Committee on telecommunication mast developments, (d) to set up an independent inquiry into sea cage fish farming within two months, (e) to exclude waste-to-energy incineration schemes under the Renewables Obligation (Scotland), (f) to institute bi-monthly meetings of the Ministerial Group on Sustainable Scotland, with publication of its minutes and (g) to carry out an annual environmental audit of its Programme for Government.

Supported by: Dennis Canavan*

*S1M-1694.2 Bruce Crawford: Sustainable Development-As an amendment to motion (S1M-1694) in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, insert at end "however, also recognises that a great deal of work still requires to be undertaken regarding sustainable development in the fields of social inclusion, rural affairs, fishing, education, health, transport and economic development as well as in relation to the wider environmental aspects, and believes in particular that meaningful sustainability monitoring indicators should be produced by the end of May 2001.

Supported by: Fergus Ewing*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Fiona McLeod*

*S1M-1694.3 Mr Murray Tosh: Sustainable Development-As an amendment to motion (S1M-1694) in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, leave out from ", and commends" to end and insert "and to passing on a decent inheritance to future generations of Scots; notes the progress reported to date in Working together for Scotland, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to consult urgently to produce a transparent and effective implementation strategy for sustainability.

S1M-1693# Future of Fishing Industry (lodged on 26 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-1692 Show Racism the Red Card (lodged on 23 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-1691 Discharges of Technetium-99 (Tc-99) from Sellafield (lodged on 23 February 2001) Alex Neil*

S1M-1687# Govan Law Centre (lodged on 21 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1686# Compensation for Miners (lodged on 20 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1685 Concessionary Fare Cards (lodged on 20 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1683# Removal of Reliefs for Water and Sewerage Charges for Charitable Organisations (lodged on 20 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Brian Adam*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

*S1M-1682.1 Mr Andrew Welsh: Councillors' Code of Conduct-As an amendment to motion (S1M-1682) in the name of Ben Wallace, leave out from first "notes" to end and insert "that Councillor Frank Ellis has declared an interest in three contracts awarded to J & G Construction, in reports 1271/99, 1272/99 and 1280/99 and, in fact, did not participate in three other contracts awarded to that company on a lowest tender basis; is aware that, of 16 tenders submitted to the council's Housing Committee by this firm, only seven were successful; understands that the only occasion a contract was awarded to J & G Construction without Councillor Ellis declaring an interest was on 6 April 1999; is aware that the contract was awarded to that company as the next lowest tenderer after the original contractors went into liquidation and following an amended tendering procedure ensuring best value for the council; accepts that Councillor Ellis has no pecuniary interests in J & G Construction; recognises that his non-declaration was an oversight for which he has apologised to Angus Council, and deplores any attempts to waste Scottish Executive time and money on unnecessary inquiries and to slur the good name of an excellent local Councillor.

Supported by: Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-1681 Bombing Raids on Baghdad (lodged on 20 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1680 Closure of Aberdeen Tourist Information Centre (lodged on 20 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Brian Adam*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1679 Additional Funding to Scottish Opera (lodged on 16 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1678 Broken Cross Muir (lodged on 16 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1677# Securing Jobs at Rosyth Dockyard (lodged on 16 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1676# Treatment for Alzheimer's Sufferers (lodged on 15 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1675# Smoking amongst Young People (lodged on 15 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1674# Who Cares? Scotland (lodged on 15 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-1673 Faslane Protest (lodged on 15 February 2001) Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*

S1M-1672# Dispersal of Civil Service Jobs to the Highlands (lodged on 15 February 2001) Robin Harper*

S1M-1671 Rector of Dundee University (lodged on 15 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1670# National Tartan Day (lodged on 14 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1669 Oil and Gas Report (lodged on 14 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1668 Malcolm Rennie (lodged on 14 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1667 Funding Cuts at the Scottish Agricultural College (lodged on 14 February 2001) Robin Harper*

S1M-1662 Tayside Trunk Road Contracts (lodged on 13 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1658 Prescription Charges (lodged on 13 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1657 Closure of Veterinary Investigation Centre, Thurso (lodged on 13 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1654 Broomhill Day Centre, Penicuik (lodged on 12 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1653# Young People (lodged on 12 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1652# Water Safety and Swimming Lessons (lodged on 12 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1651 Dentistry Services in Rural Scotland (lodged on 12 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1650# School Swimming Lessons (lodged on 12 February 2001) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Fiona McLeod*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

S1M-1643 Media Coverage of European Affairs (lodged on 9 February 2001) Mrs Margaret Ewing*

S1M-1633 Booking Fees for Arts and Leisure Activities (lodged on 6 February 2001) Robin Harper*

S1M-1615# Recognition of Aphasia (lodged on 1 February 2001) Mr Keith Harding*

 

 

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