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Business Bulletin No. 134/2001

Thursday 20 September 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-2237 Mr Adam Ingram: Mental Health Week 10 - 16 October 2001-That the Parliament supports the sentiments behind Mental Health Week, congratulates all the parents, carers, professionals and organisations who support and care for those affected by a mental illness, and believes that this kind of initiative is an effective tool in awareness campaigning and that it comes at an appropriate time coinciding with the review of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984.

Supported by: Mr Keith Raffan*

*S1M-2236.1 Michael Russell: Effective Assessment in Scotland's Schools-As an amendment to motion (S1M-2236) in the name of Mr Jack McConnell, insert at end ", whilst ensuring that the core activities of teaching and learning remain the priorities for our education system."

Supported by: Kay Ullrich*, Irene McGugan*, Michael Matheson*, Brian Adam*, Stewart Stevenson*

*S1M-2236.2 Mr Brian Monteith: Effective Assessment in Schools-As an amendment to motion (S1M-2236) in the name of Mr Jack McConnell, insert at end "and considers that the Executive should strongly encourage all publicly funded schools to participate in the new assessment system."

S1M-2234 Terrorist Attacks in United States of America and Response of US Government (lodged on 18 September 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2226# The Edinburgh Military Tattoo and its Contribution to Scottish Culture and Tourism (lodged on 18 September 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2224# Religious Minorities in Scotland (lodged on 17 September 2001) Margaret Smith*, Mary Scanlon*, Alex Fergusson*, Mr Murray Tosh*, Robin Harper*, Phil Gallie*, Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2223 Rural Fuel Poverty (lodged on 17 September 2001) Tavish Scott*, Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2221# European Day of Languages (lodged on 14 September 2001) Tavish Scott*, Irene McGugan*, Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2220 Fife Prostate Cancer Support Group's Awareness Week (lodged on 14 September 2001) Mary Scanlon*, Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2219 Eco-friendly Dunino Primary School, Fife (lodged on 14 September 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2218 New Lanark (lodged on 13 September 2001) Irene McGugan*

S1M-2216 Rangers Football Club and UEFA (lodged on 13 September 2001) Hugh Henry*

S1M-2211 Strip 4 Shelter, Friday 14 September 2001 (lodged on 12 September 2001) Tavish Scott*

S1M-2210# Return to practice courses for nurses (lodged on 12 September 2001) Irene McGugan*

*S1M-2207.1 Shona Robison: Improving Patient Care-As an amendment to motion (S1M-2207) in the name of David McLetchie, leave out from "welcomes" to end and insert "notes that, as a result of successive government policies, Scotland has become the PFI capital of Europe and that PFI is the most expensive method of financing hospital building; further notes that the privatisation of domestic services in hospitals presided over by the last Conservative government has resulted in a deterioration of standards of cleanliness in hospitals and record levels of hospital-acquired infections; believes that further private involvement in the delivery of health services is not in the interests of patients, and is committed to rebuilding a public health service in Scotland that is capable of delivering the highest quality of care for all our citizens."

Supported by: Kay Ullrich*, Colin Campbell*, Brian Adam*, Michael Russell*, Nicola Sturgeon*

*S1M-2207.2 Susan Deacon: Improving Patient Care-As an amendment to motion (S1M-2207) in the name of David McLetchie, leave out from "built" to end and insert ", notes the progress that has already been made across Scotland in improving services for patients and believes that continued implementation of Our National Health: a plan for action, a plan for change will deliver increasing benefits for patients, with the objective of high quality care for all."

Supported by: Malcolm Chisholm*

*S1M-2205.2 Nicol Stephen: Juvenile Justice-As an amendment to motion (S1M-2205) in the name of Bill Aitken, leave out from "recognises" to end and insert "confirms its support for the principles of the hearings system in dealing with children who are at risk whether through offending or anti-social behaviour or are in need of care and protection; considers that the children's hearings system provides the best framework within which to identify the needs of vulnerable children and young people and to determine the most appropriate response; praises the commitment and skill of the volunteers who are appointed as members of Children's Panels and Children's Panel Advisory Committees; welcomes the consensus achieved by the Advisory Group on Youth Crime and confirms its support for the Group's recommendations for reducing and stopping youth crime; further welcomes the increased expenditure by the Executive on children's services and Youth Crime Review to support targeted services in local authorities; supports the Executive in its drive to reduce re-offending rates among children and young people, as set out in Working Together for Scotland, as this will benefit communities, victims and young people, and encourages local authorities, service providers and other partners to develop programmes and services which seek to address the offending behaviour and underlying contributory factors in the lives of young people who offend."

Supported by: Mr Jack McConnell*

S1M-2198# The sale of the Isle of Gigha (lodged on 11 September 2001) Mary Scanlon*, Stewart Stevenson*, Irene McGugan*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

S1M-2197 Parthenon Marbles (lodged on 10 September 2001) Irene McGugan*, Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2187# World Alzheimer's Day (lodged on 7 September 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2182 Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Bill (lodged on 6 September 2001) Tavish Scott*

S1M-2176 Future of Glasgow Underground (lodged on 5 September 2001) Hugh Henry*

S1M-2158# Highlands and Islands Lifeline Air Links (lodged on 4 September 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2148 Scottish Examination System (lodged on 31 August 2001) Tavish Scott*, Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2145 Community Policing in Fife (lodged on 31 August 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2126 Scottish Ballet (lodged on 23 August 2001) John Scott*

S1M-2125 Doors Open Day (lodged on 23 August 2001) Tavish Scott*

S1M-2108 Number of MSPs (lodged on 13 August 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2106# Arbuthnott Formula and Funding of Grampian Health Board (lodged on 9 August 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2078 Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Bill (lodged on 19 July 2001) Marilyn Livingstone*

S1M-2055 Byre Theatre (lodged on 27 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2054# RCN Scotland's "Value Nurses" Campaign (lodged on 27 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2037 Frozen Money (lodged on 21 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2035 PHACE West Youth Works Project (lodged on 21 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2018# National Refugee Week (lodged on 18 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2017 National Kidney Research Fund 40th Anniversary (lodged on 15 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2016 National Transplant Week (lodged on 15 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2013 Soweto Day (lodged on 14 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-2010 The Scottish Working People's History Society (lodged on 13 June 2001) Hugh Henry*

S1M-2009 The Scottish Labour History Society (lodged on 13 June 2001) Hugh Henry*

S1M-1998# Forth & Clyde Canal (lodged on 6 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-1987# Scottish Civic Trust and Buildings at Risk (lodged on 1 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-1986 Action on International Debt (lodged on 1 June 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-1985 Parliament Railway Station (lodged on 31 May 2001) Mr Keith Raffan*

 

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