BUSINESS BULLETIN 80 / 2001
Thursday 17 May 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-1941 Mr Jim Wallace: Convention Rights (Compliance) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees that the Convention Rights (Compliance) (Scotland) Bill be passed.
Supported by: Iain Gray*
*S1M-1940 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Suspension of Standing Orders—That the Parliament agrees that rule 5.6.1(c) of the Standing Orders be suspended for the duration of the Meeting of the Parliament on Wednesday 23 May 2001.
Supported by: Euan Robson*
*S1M-1939 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—
Wednesday 23 May 2001
Wednesday 30 May 2001
Thursday 31 May 2001
Supported by: Euan Robson*
*S1M-1938 Christine Grahame: Adult Learners' Week 12-18 May 2001—That the Parliament extends its congratulations to the 1,800 people nominated either individually or as members of a group for awards in the 10th Anniversary Adult Learners’ Week and to all of those who take part in adult learning ventures, including the learning providers, and further congratulates the 19 individuals and groups of adult learners who are award winners this year who overcame personal difficulties, have attained greater self-esteem and changed their lives through learning.
Supported by: Brian Adam*
*S1M-1937# Cathy Jamieson: Adult Learners' Week—That the Parliament recognises Adult Learners’ Week between 12 and 18 May 2001; supports the goal of making lifelong learning a central theme of working life; commends the work done by the trade union movement in promoting learning and training opportunities in the workplace, and asks the Scottish Executive to continue with its work in creating a culture of lifelong learning among the people of Scotland.
S1M-1935# Maternity Services in Gordon (lodged on 15 May 2001) Brian Adam*
*S1M-1932.1# Colin Campbell: Proposed Cuts to The Scottish Regiments—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1932) in the name of David McLetchie, leave out from "believes" to end and insert "notes with alarm, following the reduction of the Scottish Territorial Army in the Strategic Defence Review, the proposed merger of the historic 51st Highland and 52nd Lowland Brigade Territorials into the 51st Brigade and the proposed relocation of the headquarters of that "super-brigade" to Edinburgh; opposes cuts to Scotland’s six regular infantry regiments; recognises the importance of maintaining strong geographical links at both brigade and regiment level; further recognises the damaging effect any cuts would have on morale, recruitment and the United Kingdom’s ability to fulfil its domestic defence and international peacekeeping and humanitarian relief obligations, and believes Her Majesty’s Government should categorically reject any such proposals."
Supported by: Brian Adam*
*S1M-1931.1 Mr Brian Monteith: Report on Special Educational Needs—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1931) in the name of Karen Gillon, insert at end ", notes that the committee could not reach unanimous agreement in regard to the definition of national centres and their funding and calls upon the committee to consider what criteria could apply for specialist education centres to be granted national status."
S1M-1930# National Autistic Society Report 2001 (lodged on 15 May 2001) Michael Matheson*, Christine Grahame*
S1M-1928 International Nurses' Day 2001 (lodged on 10 May 2001) Mr John McAllion*, Christine Grahame*
S1M-1927# Chester Street Insurance Holdings Ltd (lodged on 10 May 2001) Mr Duncan McNeil*, Pauline McNeill*, Scott Barrie*
S1M-1926# Local Newspaper Week, 14 to 20 May 2001 (lodged on 10 May 2001) Pauline McNeill*, Scott Barrie*, Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1925# European Year of Languages and BSL (lodged on 10 May 2001) Christine Grahame*
S1M-1924 Congratulations to Stirling County Rugby Football Club (lodged on 10 May 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1923 Cuts Affecting the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and the Black Watch (lodged on 9 May 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1921# School Swimming Lessons (lodged on 8 May 2001) Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Christine Grahame*, Brian Adam*
S1M-1917 100 Years of Irn Bru (lodged on 8 May 2001) Christine Grahame*, Scott Barrie*, Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1916 National Cot Death Awareness Week (lodged on 8 May 2001) Christine Grahame*, Scott Barrie*
S1M-1915 Caithness General Hospital (lodged on 8 May 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1911 Kelvin Hall (lodged on 4 May 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1906 Holding Plenary Meetings of the Parliament in Stirling (lodged on 3 May 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1903# Threatened Closure of Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena (lodged on 3 May 2001) Ian Jenkins*
S1M-1891 Insensitivity of Stirling Council over Education Trip (lodged on 1 May 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1888 Glasgow Rent Deposit Scheme (lodged on 30 April 2001) Dr Richard Simpson*
S1M-1887# Closure of Jaeger Clothing Factory (lodged on 30 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1886 Dumfries and Galloway Hardship Fund (lodged on 30 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1881# Job Losses in Campbeltown (lodged on 27 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1880# Donside Paper Mill (lodged on 27 April 2001) Dr Richard Simpson*
S1M-1877 Support for Golf Caddying Vocational Qualification (lodged on 26 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1872 Job Losses in Dalgety Bay, Fife (lodged on 25 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1860 Parkinson's Awareness Week (lodged on 24 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1859# National Breastfeeding Awareness Week (lodged on 24 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1858 Closure of Motorola Plant (lodged on 24 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1855 Congratulations to Cove Rangers (lodged on 23 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1852 Jim Baxter (lodged on 23 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1851 Multiple Sclerosis (lodged on 23 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1846# Economic Recovery Plan for Dumfries and Galloway (lodged on 19 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1844 Cost Limits of the Holyrood Project (lodged on 18 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
*S1M-1843.1 Mr Keith Harding: Scottish Local Authorities (Tendering) Bill—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1843) in the name of Angus MacKay, leave out from "agrees" to end and insert "does not agree to the general principles of the Scottish Local Authorities (Tendering) Bill because it believes that the Executive should give priority to the drafting of a Bill on Best Value so that it can be placed before the Parliament before the end of this year, and therefore calls upon the Executive to make an early announcement of its proposals, together with a timetable, for the publication of a draft bill to introduce a statutory framework for Best Value."
S1M-1840# Partick Thistle Football Club - 2001 Year of Achievement (lodged on 17 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1830# Commission for Racial Equality (lodged on 5 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1819# Airdrie FC Supporters' Trust (lodged on 2 April 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1798 Award to Kelty Medical Practice (lodged on 27 March 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1785 War Memorial (lodged on 23 March 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1784 Morgan Academy (lodged on 22 March 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*
S1M-1757 Hosting Football's 2005 World Club Championship (lodged on 14 March 2001) Mr Jamie McGrigor*