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Business Bulletin No. 81 / 2004

Thursday 13th May 2004

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


New amendments to Bills lodged on 12 May 2004

Local Governance (Scotland) Bill - Stage 3

Section 1

Tricia Marwick

1 In section 1, page 1, line 10, leave out <either three or four> and insert <two, three, four or five>

Tricia Marwick

2 In section 1, page 1, line 14, at end insert <, but the number of councillors returned in a ward may be two only if a ward is remote or sparsely populated.>

Proposals for Members' Bills

Names marked with an asterisk (*) are new names of support. Proposals that have attracted 11 supporters have those supporters' names shown in bold. The member who lodged such a proposal has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14 of the Standing Orders.

John Swinburne: Proposed Sale of Homes to pay for Residential Accommodation Bill-Proposal for a Bill to disregard the value of a person's home in the financial assessment undertaken by local authorities to establish contributions towards the cost of residential accommodation placements. (lodged 12 May 2004)

Supported by: Dr Jean Turner*, Chris Ballance*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Eleanor Scott*, John Farquhar Munro*, Dennis Canavan*, Mark Ballard*, Rosie Kane*, Colin Fox*, Campbell Martin*, Margo MacDonald*