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Business Bulletin No. 7/2003

Tuesday 14 January 2003

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-3763 Tricia Marwick: Proportional Representation (Local Government Elections) (Scotland) Bill - Stage 1—That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Proportional Representation (Local Government Elections) (Scotland) Bill.

*S1M-3762# Sarah Boyack: New Investment for Dumbiedykes—That the Parliament regrets the withdrawal of Old Town and Hillcrest, the preferred housing associations, from the proposed housing stock transfer of Dumbiedykes in Edinburgh; notes the lack of investment in upgrading the housing stock in the area in the last six years; welcomes the development of key community facilities such as the IT learning centre, the community food co-operative, the Crags Sports Centre and the new Braidwood Community and Youth Centre; believes that there is a need for urgent action from the City of Edinburgh Council and the Scottish Executive to identify and deliver a new investment strategy for housing and improvements to the area in partnership with local residents, and considers that the Executive should urgently review the procedures and timescales for stock transfer in the light of the Dumbiedykes experience.

S1M-3761 Firefighters' Strike (lodged on 10 January 2003) Christine Grahame*

S1M-3760 The Current International Situation (lodged on 10 January 2003) Christine Grahame*, Richard Lochhead*

*S1M-3759.1 Donald Gorrie: Dealing with Young Offenders—As an amendment to motion (S1M-3759) in the name of Christine Grahame, leave out from "considers" to end and insert "believes that the Scottish Executive should respond to these recommendations and take urgent action to remedy these defects."

S1M-3758# Glasgow to Barra Air Link Public Service Obligation (lodged on 9 January 2003) Christine Grahame*, Maureen Macmillan*, Rhoda Grant*

S1M-3756# UNICEF Report, The State of the World's Children 2003 (lodged on 8 January 2003) Christine Grahame*, Donald Gorrie*

S1M-3753# Regeneration of the Clyde (lodged on 8 January 2003) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-3752 Dumping of Salmon (lodged on 8 January 2003) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-3751# Rural Communities and Renewable Energy (lodged on 8 January 2003) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-3750# Ageism in the Labour Market (lodged on 8 January 2003) Angus MacKay*, Irene McGugan*, Helen Eadie*, Margaret Jamieson*, Christine Grahame*, Brian Fitzpatrick*, Elaine Thomson*, Irene Oldfather*, Donald Gorrie*, Paul Martin*

S1M-3741 The Inverclyde Electronics Industry (lodged on 6 January 2003) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-3737 Noise Pollution (lodged on 23 December 2002) Brian Fitzpatrick*

S1M-3733 Christmas Card Recycling (lodged on 20 December 2002) Donald Gorrie*

S1M-3723# Ethical Investment (lodged on 18 December 2002) Fiona McLeod*