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Business Bulletin No. 175/2001

Wednesday 28 November 2001

Section F : Motions and Amendments

  

A full list of outstanding motions is available to view each Monday in paper copy at the Chamber Desk or alternatively on the Scottish Parliament web site as Outstanding Motions. The full text of all motions lodged the previous week will appear in the Business Bulletin the following 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-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.

*S1M-2490 Euan Robson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSIs-That the Parliament agrees that the following instruments be approved:

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.10) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/406);

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.11) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/420);

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.12) (Scotland) Order 2001 (SSI 2001/423); and

The draft Budget (Scotland) Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2001.

*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.

*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.

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

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

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

Supported by: Irene McGugan*

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

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

Supported by: Shona Robison*, Brian Adam*, Irene McGugan*

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

*S1M-2487 Tricia Marwick: Proportional Representation in Local Government Elections-That the Parliament approves the principle of proportional representation for local government elections, as recommended in the Kerley Report.

Supported by: Kay Ullrich*

*S1M-2486 Fergus Ewing: Scottish Transport Group Pension Scheme-That the Parliament notes that both the Scottish Transport Group Staff Pension Fund and the Scottish Transport Group Transport Operatives Pension Scheme have still to be wound up some eight years after privatisation; further notes that the Scottish Executive promised in December 2000 that a total sum of 100 million would be distributed to the pension scheme members and that this would result in a payment of an average of about 7,000 for each member; recognises that the actual total surplus of the pension funds is considerably in excess of 100 million; believes that the level of payment proposed last December by the Scottish Executive is inadequate and should be increased, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to meet representatives of the Scottish Bus Group Pensioners' Action Committee and to make available to them all relevant information to enable them to assist the pensioners in achieving a just settlement.

S1M-2483# Citizens Advice Bureau for Argyll and Bute (lodged on 23 November 2001) Michael Matheson*, Andrew Wilson*, Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2476 White Ribbon Day - 25 November 2001 (lodged on 21 November 2001) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Stewart Stevenson*, Dennis Canavan*, Andrew Wilson*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2475 Kincaidston Primary School - British Sign Language (lodged on 21 November 2001) Irene Oldfather*, Nora Radcliffe*, Andrew Wilson*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2472# Promoting Aberdeen as Europe's Energy Capital (lodged on 21 November 2001) Mr Andrew Welsh*, Andrew Wilson*

S1M-2471 Atlantic Telecom Collapse (lodged on 21 November 2001) Mr Andrew Welsh*, Nora Radcliffe*, Andrew Wilson*

S1M-2470 Birthplace of John Muir in Dunbar (lodged on 21 November 2001) Andrew Wilson*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2470.1 Birthplace of John Muir in Dunbar (lodged on 26 November 2001) Mrs Mary Mulligan*

S1M-2468# North Channel Ferry Crossing (lodged on 20 November 2001) Mr Andrew Welsh*, Andrew Wilson*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2464 Anti-Terrorism Measures and the European Convention on Human Rights (lodged on 19 November 2001) Dennis Canavan*

S1M-2464.1 Anti-Terrorism Measures and the European Convention on Human Rights (lodged on 21 November 2001) Andrew Wilson*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2457# Borders Tourism (lodged on 16 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2456 Disposal of Remains from the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak (lodged on 16 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2454 Retirement of John Hume and Seamus Mallon (lodged on 15 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2450 World AIDS Day: 1 December 2001 (lodged on 14 November 2001) Dennis Canavan*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2449 Convenerships and vice-convenerships of committees (lodged on 14 November 2001) Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2447# Congestion and Pollution caused by Edinburgh "Bus Wars" (lodged on 14 November 2001) Mrs Margaret Ewing*

S1M-2446# National Mouth Cancer Awareness Week (lodged on 14 November 2001) Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2437 Internet Access (lodged on 12 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2436# Digital Hearing Aids and Review of Audiology Services (lodged on 12 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2435# European Day of Disabled People: 3 December 2001 (lodged on 12 November 2001) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2434 Prioritising the Borders Economy (lodged on 9 November 2001) Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2431# Diabetes in Scotland (lodged on 9 November 2001) Dennis Canavan*, Fiona McLeod*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2429 Future of Air Links to Brussels (lodged on 8 November 2001) Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2428# 2002, Autism Awareness Year (lodged on 8 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2427# Maggie's Cancer Centre Charity (lodged on 8 November 2001) Dennis Canavan*, Fiona McLeod*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2421 Trade Union and Employee Negotiations (lodged on 7 November 2001) Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2420 Disabled Drivers and Supermarkets (lodged on 7 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-2418# Bicycle Helmets (lodged on 7 November 2001) Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Ms Sandra White*, Dennis Canavan*

S1M-2407 Alexander Stoddart and Princetown University (lodged on 6 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2404# Strategic Planning in Fife (lodged on 2 November 2001) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2402# Research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (lodged on 2 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2395# Remploy and Social Inclusion (lodged on 1 November 2001) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2392 Enough is Enough (lodged on 1 November 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2375 Literature on Scottish History, Heritage and Culture (lodged on 29 October 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2372 Institutional Racism (lodged on 26 October 2001) Fiona McLeod*

S1M-2367 Outdoor Access for All (lodged on 25 October 2001) Fiona McLeod*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*

S1M-2315# First Anniversary of the Death of Donald Dewar (lodged on 8 October 2001) Dr Sylvia Jackson*

*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."

Supported by: Shona Robison*, Kay Ullrich*

 

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