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Business Bulletin No. 175/2001

Wednesday 28 November 2001

Section A : Daily Business List (revised 11.30am)

  

Meeting of the Parliament

12.00 noon Time for Reflection - Reverend David G Hamilton, Church of Scotland Parish Minister in Rannoch

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by First Minister's Motion to appoint Ministers-

S1M-2488 Mr Jack McConnell: Appointment of Ministers -That the Parliament agrees that Malcolm Chisholm, Patricia Ferguson, Iain Gray, Cathy Jamieson, Andy Kerr and Mike Watson be appointed as Ministers.

The Presiding Officer has selected the following amendments

S1M-2488.5 Nicola Sturgeon: Appointment of Ministers- As an amendment to motion S1M-2488 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Ministers), leave out "Malcolm Chisholm".

S1M-2488.6 Fiona Hyslop: Appointment of Ministers- As an amendment to motion S1M-2488 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Ministers), leave out "Patricia Ferguson".

S1M-2488.2 Kenny Gibson: Appointment of Ministers- As an amendment to motion S1M-2488 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Ministers), leave out "Iain Gray".

S1M-2488.3 Mike Russell: Appointment of Ministers- As an amendment to motion S1M-2488 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Ministers), leave out "Cathy Jamieson".

S1M-2488.1 David McLetchie: Appointment of Ministers- As an amendment to motion S1M-2488 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Ministers), leave out "Andy Kerr".

S1M-2488.4 Kenny MacAskill: Appointment of Ministers- As an amendment to motion S1M-2488 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Ministers), leave out "and Mike Watson".

followed by First Minister's Motion to appoint junior Scottish Ministers-

S1M-2491 Mr Jack McConnell: Appointment of Junior Scottish Ministers-That the Parliament agrees that Richard Simpson, Elaine Murray, Mary Mulligan and Hugh Henry be appointed as junior Scottish Ministers.

The Presiding Officer has selected the following amendments

S1M-2491.1 Colin Campbell: Appointment of Junior Scottish Ministers-As an amendment to motion S1M-2491 in the name of Mr Jack McConnell (Appointment of Junior Scottish Ministers),
leave out "and Hugh Henry".

followed by First Minster's Motion to appoint the Solicitor General-

S1M-2493 Mr Jack McConnell: Appointment of Solicitor General for Scotland- That the Parliament agrees that it be recommended to Her Majesty that Elish Angiolini be appointed as Solicitor General for Scotland.

2.30 pm Stage 1 Debate on the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill-

S1M-2247 Susan Deacon: Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill-That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill.

The Presiding Officer has selected the following amendment

S1M-2247.1 Nicola Sturgeon: Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill-As an amendment to motion (S1M-2247) in the name of Susan Deacon, insert at end "but in doing so expresses its concern at the lack of a definition of personal care in the Bill similar to that suggested by the Care Development Group and at the fact that negotiations with Her Majesty's Government over the payment of Attendance Allowances have not yet been successfully concluded."

followed by Financial Resolution in respect of the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill-

S1M-2484 Angus MacKay: Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution-That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Community Care and Health (Scotland) Bill, agrees to the following expenditure out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund -

(a) expenditure of the Scottish Administration in consequence of the Act; and

(b) increases attributable to the Act in the sums payable out of that Fund under any other enactment.

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions-

S1M-2489 Euan Robson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion-That the Parliament agrees-

(a) as a revision to the Business Programme agreed on 22 November 2001
Thursday 29 November 2001

after Business Motion, insert

12.30 pm Election of deputy Presiding Officer

(b) the following programme of business

Wednesday 5 December 2001

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Equal Opportunities Committee Inquiry into Gypsy Travellers and Public Services

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-2175 Ms Sandra White: European Year of Languages 2001 & BSL

Thursday 6 December 2001

9.30 am Stage 1 Debate on the Water Industry (Scotland) Bill

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

12.00 noon Ministerial Statement

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on Improving Scotland's Youth Justice System to Build Safer Communities

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-2428 Mr Kenneth Macintosh: 2002, Autism Awareness Year

Wednesday 12 December 2001

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Thursday 13 December 2001

9.30 am Scottish National Party Business

followed by Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on Fisheries

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business
and, (c) that Stage 2 of the Scottish Local Government (Elections) Bill be completed by 4 December 2001 and that Stage 2 of the Sexual Offences (Procedure and Evidence) (Scotland) Bill be completed by 19 December 2001.

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business debate on the subject of-

S1M-2222 Maureen Macmillan: Gaelic-Medium Education-That the Parliament notes the critical situation facing Gaelic-medium education as a consequence of the current shortage of Gaelic teachers; further notes the continuing shortage of university graduates intending to enter Gaelic-medium teaching, and urges the Scottish Executive to put into place without further delay (a) a review, update and implementation of the recommendations contained in Commun na Gaidhlig's proposed national policy for Gaelic Education, Framework for Growth, which was submitted to the Scottish Office in 1997 and (b) the recommendations contained in the report by the General Teaching Council for Scotland Teaching in Gaelic-medium Education - recommendations for change which was submitted to the Scottish Executive in 1999.

Note: The member who lodged this motion has provided the following translation -
Foghlam tro Mheadhan na Gàidhlig - Gu bheil a Phàrlamaid a' toirt fa-near an suidheachadh èiginneach anns a bheil foghlam tro mheadhan na Gàidhlig air sàilleibh gainne luchd-teagaisg le Gàidhlig; a' toirt fa-near cuideachd a' ghainne de cheumnaich bho oilthighean a tha am beachd a dhol a-steach airson teagasg tro mheadhan na Gàidhlig, agus a' cur ìmpidh air Riaghaltas na h-Alba na leanas a chur an cèill gun dàil (a) sgrùdadh, cunntas as ùr agus buileachadh air na molaidhean a bh' anns an aithisg aig Commun na Gàidhlig a thaobh poileasaidh nàiseanta airson Foghlam Gàidhlig, Innleachd airson Adhartais, a chaidh a chur gu Oifis na h-Alba ann an 1997 agus (b) na molaidhean a bh' anns an aithisg aig Comhairle Teagaisg Choitcheann na h-Alba, Teagasg ann am Foghlam tro Mheadhan na Gàidhlig - molaidhean leasachaidh, a chaidh a chur gu Riaghaltas na h-Alba ann an 1999.

 

 

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