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Business Bulletin No. 70/2003

Thursday 15th May 2003

Section F : Motions and Amendments

  

A full list of current motions is available to view each Monday in paper copy at the Chamber Desk or alternatively on the Scottish Parliament web site as Current 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 (#)

*S2M-32 Margaret Jamieson: Recognition of the Role of Nursery Nurses—That the Parliament recognises the important and expanding role of nursery nurses in the pre-five sector; further recognises the demands placed on nursery nurses in ensuring continual professional development to meet registration requirements, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to work with COSLA to reach agreement with UNISON on behalf of nursery nurses.

Supported by: Pauline McNeill*, Janis Hughes*, Karen Whitefield*, Mr John Home Robertson*, Kate Maclean*, Cathie Craigie*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Mr Alasdair Morrison*

*S2M-31# Ms Sandra White: Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports Investment—That the Parliament notes the response by BAA plc to Her Majesty’s Government’s consultation document, The Future Development of Air Transport in the United Kingdom: A National Consultation – Scotland, which states that the upgrading of Glasgow Airport to international hub status would cost 1.1 billion, 200 million less than government estimates, and that the cost of upgrading Edinburgh Airport would be 1.3 billion, 400 million more than previous estimates; further notes the massive investment planned for airport expansion in the south east of England; expresses its support for Scottish Airports Ltd’s call on Her Majesty’s Government not to put Scotland’s long-term economical prospects at risk by opting to develop only one of the country’s main airports, and believes that the Scottish Executive should make representations to Her Majesty’s Government to ensure that the necessary investment is made available to ensure that both airports grow to their full potential.

*S2M-30 Jeremy Purvis: Broomhill Day Centre, Penicuik—That the Parliament notes the excellent and consistent standard of care provided by the Broomhill Day Centre in Penicuik; commends the dedicated staff and volunteers for their work over many years in establishing the centre as an example of high quality day care facilities in Scotland; is concerned at the precarious nature of its funding for 2003-04 which could jeopardise this standard of care, and calls on all funding bodies to ensure that the centre’s funding is secure.

S2M-29 Threatened Execution of Amina Lawal (lodged on 13 May 2003) Robin Harper*, Ms Sandra White*, Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-28 Deportation of Ali Serir (lodged on 13 May 2003) Carolyn Leckie*, Ms Sandra White*, Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-27 Fire Service Dispute (lodged on 13 May 2003) Carolyn Leckie*, Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-26 Bed Shortages in Glasgow Hospitals (lodged on 13 May 2003) Carolyn Leckie*, Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-25 Income Inequality Under New Labour (lodged on 13 May 2003) Carolyn Leckie*, Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-24 Scottish Service Tax (lodged on 13 May 2003) Carolyn Leckie*, Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-23 Nursery Nurses Regrading (lodged on 13 May 2003) Tommy Sheridan*, Rosemary Byrne*

S2M-22 Epilepsy Scotland Free Helpline (lodged on 13 May 2003) Robin Harper*, Carolyn Leckie*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-20# 30th Anniversary of Seafield Pit Disaster (lodged on 13 May 2003) Stewart Stevenson*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-19# Firefighters' Dispute (lodged on 13 May 2003) Ms Sandra White*

S2M-18 M74 Northern Extension (lodged on 13 May 2003) Ms Wendy Alexander*, Bristow Muldoon*, Margaret Jamieson*

*S2M-17 Maureen Macmillan: Relocation of Scottish Natural Heritage Headquarters to Inverness—That the Parliament endorses the decision of the Scottish Executive to move the headquarters of Scottish Natural Heritage to Inverness; looks forward to the further devolution of government departments and agencies well away from the capital, to the benefit of Scotland as a whole; recognises that the process of devolution away from Edinburgh is very difficult for employees, and calls for all necessary support to be made available to ease moves to other parts of the country, now and in the future.

S2M-16# Inquiry into the Scottish Agricultural College Proposals for Change (lodged on 13 May 2003) Robin Harper*, Stewart Stevenson*, Nora Radcliffe*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-12 South Lanarkshire Council Secondary School Public Private Partnership Proposal and Hamilton (lodged on 12 May 2003) Robin Harper*, Carolyn Leckie*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-11 South Lanarkshire Council Secondary School Public Private Partnership Proposal and East Kilbride (lodged on 12 May 2003) Carolyn Leckie*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-10# Scottish Agricultural College (lodged on 12 May 2003) Stewart Stevenson*, Fergus Ewing*, Alex Johnstone*, David Mundell*, Ms Sandra White*, Christine Grahame*, Robin Harper*, Alex Fergusson*, Brian Adam*, Nanette Milne*, Richard Lochhead*, Bruce McFee*, Shona Robison*, Nora Radcliffe*, Margaret Jamieson*, John Swinburne*, Eleanor Scott*, Michael Matheson*

S2M-9 Burns An' A' That Festival (lodged on 12 May 2003) Robin Harper*, Nanette Milne*, Nora Radcliffe*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-8 Future of the Scottish Agricultural College (lodged on 12 May 2003) Margo MacDonald*

S2M-7# National Breastfeeding Awareness Week (lodged on 8 May 2003) Susan Deacon*, Robin Harper*, Carolyn Leckie*, Ms Sandra White*

S2M-4 Borders Railway (lodged on 7 May 2003) Robin Harper*

S2M-3 Cod Crusaders (lodged on 7 May 2003) Ms Sandra White*

S2M-2# Relocation of Scottish Natural Heritage (lodged on 7 May 2003) Robin Harper*, Margo MacDonald*

 

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