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Business Bulletin No. 23/2003

Wednesday 5 February 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-3857 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Bill - Business Motion-That the Parliament agrees that, during Stage 3 of the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Bill, debate on each part of the Stage 3 proceedings shall be brought to a conclusion by the time-limits indicated (each time-limit being calculated from when the Stage begins and excluding any periods when those proceedings are suspended)-

Groups 1 and 2 - no later than 55 minutes
Groups 3 to 6 - no later than 1 hour 55 minutes
Groups 7 to 9 - no later than 2 hours 55 minutes

Motion to pass the Bill - 3 hours 25 minutes

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3856 Robin Harper: Organic Farming Targets (Scotland) Bill - Stage 1-That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Organic Farming Targets (Scotland) Bill.

*S1M-3855 Stewart Stevenson: Scottish Fishing Services -That the Parliament welcomes the formation of an industry association to represent the many service companies dependent upon fishing; congratulates the founders on obtaining support from all parts of Scotland, from Berwick to the northern isles and from the west coast, and calls on the Scottish Executive to respond to their concerns in these very difficult times.

Supported by: Alex Johnstone*, Richard Lochhead*, Tavish Scott*, Christine Grahame*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*

*S1M-3854 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion-That the Parliament agrees-

  1. the following programme of business-

Wednesday 12 February 2003

9:30 am Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish National Party Business

followed by Members' Business

2:30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 3 of Protection of Children (Scotland) Bill

followed by Executive Debate on Fisheries

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

7:00 pm Decision Time

Thursday 13 February 2003

9:30 am Justice 2 Committee Debate on its 4th Report 2003: Report on the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service Inquiry

followed by Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee Debate on its 1st Report 2003: Report on the Future of Tourism in Scotland

followed by, no

later than 1.00 pm Business Motion

2:30 pm Question Time

3:10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3:30 pm Stage 3 of the Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill

followed by Stage 1 Motion on Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries (Consolidation) (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business - debate on the subject of S1M-3774 Robert Brown: Lead Pipes in Drinking Water Supplies

Wednesday 19 February 2003

9:30 am Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 3 of Building (Scotland) Bill

followed by Stage 3 of Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill

followed by Members' Business

2:30 pm Continuation of Stage 3 of Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

7:00 pm Decision Time

Thursday 20 February 2003

9:30 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Continuation of Stage 3 of Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill

followed by Business Motion

2:30 pm Question Time

3:10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3:30 pm Continuation of Stage 3 of Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5:00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

and (b) that the Justice 2 Committee reports to the Justice 1 Committee by 24 February 2003 on the draft Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, the draft Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003 and the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2003 (SSI 2003/49).

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3853 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committee-That the Parliament agrees that the Justice 1 Committee be designated as lead committee in consideration of the Civil Legal Aid (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2003 (SSI 2003/49).

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3852 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committee-That the Parliament agrees that the Justice 1 Committee be designated as lead committee in consideration of the draft Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3851 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committee-That the Parliament agrees that the Justice 1 Committee be designated as lead committee in consideration of the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Regulations 2003.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3850 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committee-That the Parliament agrees that the Justice 1 Committee be designated as lead committee in consideration of the draft Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3849 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI-That the Parliament agrees that the draft Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Investigations: Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order 2003 be approved.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3848 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI-That the Parliament agrees that the draft Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Disclosure of Information to and by Lord Advocate and Scottish Ministers) Order 2003 be approved.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3847 Pauline McNeill: Firefighters' Dispute-That the Parliament notes that the firefighters' dispute remains unresolved; supports the continued right to strike for an improvement in pay and conditions; further notes the position of Her Majesty's Government which allows for a pay settlement to be imposed by legislation; opposes such an imposition and any proposal for legislation in the Scottish Parliament intended to achieve that, and calls for meaningful talks to be resumed as soon as possible ensuring a fair settlement for firefighters with no detriment to the delivery of fire services to the general public and for any change to future bargaining arrangements to be the subject of consultation and negotiation with the Fire Brigades Union, the STUC and other relevant parties.

*S1M-3846 Johann Lamont: The Right to Vote for Women 75th Anniversary-That the Parliament notes that Thursday 6 February 2003 marks the 75th anniversary of all women gaining the vote; acknowledges and applauds the women of Scotland and across the UK who fought to secure the right of women to vote, and believes that the best testimony to the courage of these women is for all the women of Scotland to use their vote on 1 May 2003.

*S1M-3845 Cathy Peattie: Contracting out of Parliament's Mail Services-That the Parliament notes with concern the possible transfer of mail services to a new operator following the move to the new Parliament building at Holyrood despite widespread satisfaction with the existing service; considers that such major contracts should not be put out to tender without full consultation with trade unions and service users regarding the use of the tendering process and the nature and specifications of such contracts, and, accordingly, calls for a full review of the procurement procedures.

*S1M-3844 Mr Jim Wallace: The Draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Regulations 2003-That the Justice 1 Committee, in consideration of the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, recommends that the Regulations be approved.

Supported by: Hugh Henry*

*S1M-3843 Mr Jim Wallace: The Draft Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003-That the Justice 1 Committee, in consideration of the draft Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, recommends that the Regulations be approved.

Supported by: Hugh Henry*

*S1M-3842 Mr Jim Wallace: The Draft Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations-That the Justice 1 Committee, in consideration of the draft Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2003, recommends that the Regulations be approved.

Supported by: Hugh Henry*

S1M-3841 Chernobyl Children's Life Line (lodged on 3 February 2003) Michael Matheson*, Trish Godman*, Bill Butler*

S1M-3840# Young People in Sport (lodged on 3 February 2003) Angus MacKay*, Karen Gillon*, Bill Butler*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Robert Brown*, Elaine Thomson*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Brian Fitzpatrick*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Trish Godman*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Johann Lamont*, Paul Martin*

S1M-3839 The Madrid Declaration (lodged on 3 February 2003) Michael Matheson*, Bill Butler*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*

S1M-3838 Mail Services in the Parliament (lodged on 31 January 2003) Margo MacDonald*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*

S1M-3837 MV Princess Victoria (lodged on 31 January 2003) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-3836# Scottish Trades Union Movement (lodged on 31 January 2003) Brian Fitzpatrick*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Kate Maclean*, Bill Butler*

S1M-3835 Hillington Park Innovation Centre (lodged on 31 January 2003) Mr Michael McMahon*, Irene Oldfather*

S1M-3834# Scottish Input to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (lodged on 30 January 2003) Robert Brown*, Margo MacDonald*, Bill Butler*

S1M-3832# University of Edinburgh School of Informatics (lodged on 30 January 2003) Brian Fitzpatrick*

S1M-3831 Cuban Economic Embargo (lodged on 30 January 2003) Scott Barrie*, Bill Butler*

S1M-3829 Centenary of James McNeill Whistler (1834 - 1903) (lodged on 29 January 2003) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-3828 Cockenzie House (lodged on 29 January 2003) Fergus Ewing*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-3828.1 Cockenzie House (lodged on 30 January 2003) Brian Fitzpatrick*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-3824# Scottish Police Memorial Trust (lodged on 29 January 2003) Brian Fitzpatrick*, Mrs Lyndsay McIntosh*

S1M-3820# New Forth Road Bridge Crossing Near Kincardine (lodged on 28 January 2003) Mr Michael McMahon*, Karen Gillon*

S1M-3806 National Holocaust Memorial Day, 27 January 2003 (lodged on 27 January 2003) Irene Oldfather*

S1M-3805 Transport Needs of Disabled People (lodged on 27 January 2003) Irene Oldfather*

S1M-3796 Glasgow Twinning with Havana (lodged on 22 January 2003) Bill Butler*, Elaine Smith*

S1M-3784# The Widening Pay Gap Between Men and Women (lodged on 21 January 2003) Bill Butler*

S1M-3782 Grampian Records Liquidation (lodged on 17 January 2003) Elaine Smith*

S1M-3773 Drug Rape (lodged on 15 January 2003) Elaine Smith*

S1M-3764 Learndirect Scotland (lodged on 14 January 2003) Elaine Smith*

 

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