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Business Bulletin No. 128 / 2004

Monday 13 September 2004

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-1675 Mr David Davidson: United Kingdom's First Calcium Summit, 14 September 2004, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh—That the Parliament welcomes the first UK Calcium Summit, to be held in Edinburgh on 14 September 2004; recognises the potential osteoporosis time bomb within the Scottish population; is concerned that a quarter of teenage girls are not meeting calcium intake requirements, and commits itself to addressing the behavioural and motivational issues that affect teenage food choice, the role of dietary calcium in bone health and the effectiveness of existing health promotion initiatives.

S2M-1674# Maureen Macmillan: Development and Manufacture of Renewable Energy—That the Parliament congratulates Highlands and Islands Renewable Energy Group and the trade union Amicus on their initiative to promote the development and manufacture of renewable energy structures, whether for wind, wave or tidal power, in the Highlands and Islands; recognises that there is a skilled engineering workforce available locally; further recognises the considerable socio-economic benefits that would flow from this work to the nearby communities; believes that renewable energy infrastructure would be better supported by these communities if they perceived that it was bringing local economic benefit, and therefore believes that the Scottish Executive should do all it can to support Highland-based companies in bidding for renewables contracts in Scotland and elsewhere.

Supported by: Robin Harper*, Shiona Baird*, Sarah Boyack*

S2M-1673# Jeremy Purvis: Dying with Dignity—That the Parliament acknowledges the commencement of the select committee of the House of Lords’ consideration of physician-assisted dying and euthanasia; further acknowledges the publication of an NOP opinion poll that showed that 82% of respondents in Scotland favour a change in the law to permit people with an incurable terminal illness close to death to seek help to die with dignity; is concerned that 39% of respondents in Scotland said that they would break the law if a loved one who became terminally ill and was suffering unbearably asked them to help them die; recognises the huge benefit to society and individuals of professionals, volunteers and carers working in palliative care and the hospice movement who work tirelessly with compassion and commitment but recognises that there are some people who will not be helped and that they will seek the right to die with dignity, and calls for a wide debate on end of life issues and consideration of a change in the law.

Supported by: Nora Radcliffe

S2M-1672 Des McNulty on behalf of the Finance Committee: Relocation of Public Sector Jobs—That the Parliament notes the 6th Report 2004 (Session 2) of the Finance Committee, Report on the Relocation of Public Sector Jobs (SP Paper 189), which summarises the considerable evidence in support of the principle of relocation of public sector jobs, calls for greater transparency in the decision-making process associated with relocation, highlights the need for the objectives of the policy to be set out clearly and realistically, identifies lessons to be learnt from elsewhere and puts forward a number of recommendations for consideration and debate.

S2M-1671 Malcolm Chisholm: The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.8) (Scotland) Order 2004—That the Health Committee recommends that the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.8) (Scotland) Order 2004 (SSI 2004/344) be approved.

Supported by: Mr Tom McCabe

S2M-1670 Malcolm Chisholm: The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.9) (Scotland) Order 2004—That the Health Committee recommends that the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.9) (Scotland) Order 2004 (SSI 2004/359) be approved.

Supported by: Mr Tom McCabe

S2M-1669 Malcolm Chisholm: The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No.3) (Scotland) Order 2004—That the Health Committee recommends that the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No.3) (Scotland) Order 2004 (SSI 2004/352) be approved.

Supported by: Mr Tom McCabe

S2M-1668 Malcolm Chisholm: The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison) (East Coast) (No.2) (Scotland) Order 2004—That the Health Committee recommends that the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning) (East Coast) (No.2) (Scotland) Order 2004 (SSI 2004/378) be approved.

Supported by: Mr Tom McCabe

S2M-1667 Carolyn Leckie: Support for a Moratorium on NHS Closures—That the Parliament notes the succession of profound concerns expressed in debates and motions on the NHS; further notes that these concerns are so serious that calls for a moratorium on NHS closures and centralisations have been made for over a year; notes that communities remain at odds with NHS boards and the Scottish Executive over the future of the NHS, that NHS boards implement Executive policy and budgets, notably on PFI/PPP, that boards do not play any political role in terms of PFI/PPP or pharmaceutical profits which represent a massive strain on their budgets, that the application of the working time regulations have neither been planned properly nor budgeted for, that new contracts for medical staff at all levels have not been fully funded and that numbers of graduates in all health professions have been, and are, consistently insufficient to meet the needs of patients or a 21st century NHS; believes that NHS boards should be democratically accountable for their responsibilities but that it is the Executive that sets the structural, strategic, financial and political context that they operate in and regrets the failure of the Executive to acknowledge that responsibility or engage in a debate with the public; further believes that the threat of closure of so many important facilities is entrenching the disengagement between communities and government, and therefore believes that the Executive should now announce a moratorium so that a wide-ranging and meaningful debate about the security and future of the NHS can take place in Scotland.

Supported by: Frances Curran*, John Swinburne*, Campbell Martin*, Colin Fox*

S2M-1666 Pauline McNeill: Franz Ferdinand Winning the Mercury Music Prize—That the Parliament congratulates Franz Ferdinand on winning the Mercury Music Prize on 7 September 2004 and notes that a Glasgow-based band winning this prestigious pop music award draws attention to the vibrancy and fresh talent on the Scottish popular music scene.

Supported by: David Mundell, Trish Godman, Michael Matheson*

S2M-1665# Dr Sylvia Jackson: HMI Report on Stirling's Schools—That the Parliament congratulates Stirling Council Children’s Services for the outstanding report published by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education in August, providing strong evidence that inclusive schools are high-achieving schools and of the benefits of an integrated children’s service.

Supported by: Trish Godman

S2M-1664# Dr Sylvia Jackson: Beslan Tragedy—That the Parliament offers its deepest sympathy to the people of Beslan following the terrorist outrage which ended in the death of over three hundred people, many of whom were children; notes that, with experience of the Dunblane Primary School tragedy, the people of Scotland will be sharing the anguish felt across the world at this terrible act of terrorism against young children, carers and teaching staff in what was considered to be a safe and secure learning environment, and supports the thousands of Russian people in their grief who have taken to the streets to look for answers to this tragedy.

Supported by: David Mundell, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Trish Godman, Michael Matheson*

S2M-1663# Mark Ballard: Second Forth Road Bridge—That the Parliament notes the relaunch of the campaign against a second Forth Road Bridge, under the title ForthRightAlliance, including Friends of the Earth Scotland, the Cockburn Association, TRANSform Scotland and others; further notes that 70% of cars crossing the bridge at peak times do so with a single occupant, and believes that the investment proposed for a new bridge would be better spent on providing public transport alternatives to allow drivers an alternative to using their cars.

S2M-1662# Ms Sandra White: Opposition to Rationalisation of Medical Services—That the Parliament notes with growing concern the continuing rationalisation and centralisation of medical services in Scotland; notes the increasingly vocal public opposition to these measures, and believes that the Minister for Health and Community Care should not stay silent on this matter and that it is his duty to take action to halt further rationalisation and centralisation until full consultation involving the medical profession and the public has been undertaken and until a national strategy has been put in place.

Supported by: Mr Stewart Maxwell, Michael Matheson*

S2M-1661 Donald Gorrie: Mercury Music Prize—That the Parliament congratulates the band Franz Ferdinand on winning the Mercury Music Prize; believes that this is another indicator of the international success of the music industry in Scotland, and calls on the Scottish Executive to work closely with the industry and artists and performers to ensure the continued success of this important cultural enterprise for the country.

Supported by: Michael Matheson*

S2M-1658 Mr Ted Brocklebank: Congratulations on the Twinning of Lower Largo and Robinson Crusoe Island—That the Parliament congratulates the community council in Lower Largo on its hard work and long campaigning to twin with Juan Fernandez Island, otherwise known as Robinson Crusoe Island; notes that 10 September, the date on which Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe, first landed 300 years ago on the island, will be a day of celebration and festivities, and pays tribute to all those in Fife and beyond who have put together such an excellent and varied programme of events.

Supported by: Alex Johnstone, Mrs Nanette Milne, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Bruce Crawford, Chris Ballance, Iain Smith, Phil Gallie, Ms Sandra White, Mr Jamie McGrigor, Shiona Baird, Robin Harper, Mr Brian Monteith

S2M-1657 Dr Jean Turner: Lack of High-Dependency Beds in Greater Glasgow—That the Parliament condemns the decision by NHS Greater Glasgow to transfer the gynaecology and gynaecology oncology unit from Stobhill Hospital to Glasgow Royal Infirmary without ensuring the provision of essential additional high-dependency beds and therefore compromising clinical judgements and increasing waiting time for surgery, and therefore urges the Scottish Executive to intervene to ensure that patients receive an improved service or one that is at least as good as that which existed previously at Stobhill Hospital.

Supported by: Ms Rosemary Byrne, Phil Gallie, Mr Bruce McFee, Frances Curran, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Chris Ballance, Patrick Harvie, Robin Harper

S2M-1656 Dr Jean Turner: Centralisation of Health Services in Scotland—That the Parliament is concerned about the centralisation of health services across Scotland; believes that there must be a clear national strategy for the future structure of the NHS in Scotland, and therefore calls on the Scottish Executive to suspend all planned reorganisations while a national strategy is developed involving the public and health professionals.

Supported by: Mr David Davidson, Christine Grahame, Bruce Crawford, Murray Tosh, John Swinburne, Campbell Martin, Mrs Nanette Milne, Stewart Stevenson, Alex Neil, Tommy Sheridan, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Alex Fergusson, Bill Aitken, Rob Gibson, Eleanor Scott, Jim Mather, Mr Bruce McFee, Shona Robison, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Tricia Marwick, Mary Scanlon, Fiona Hyslop, Chris Ballance, Patrick Harvie, Miss Annabel Goldie, Robin Harper*, Nicola Sturgeon*, Fergus Ewing*

S2M-1655# Mr John Swinney: Young Carers in Scotland—That the Parliament notes with concern the recent report from the Princess Royal Trust for Carers recording the very high number of young people providing care to parents, brothers and sisters and other family members; warmly applauds the young people who give so much of their time, energy and emotion to support their family; pays tribute to the network of projects that provide support for the education, future development and quality of life of young carers in Scotland, and considers that the Scottish Executive should continue to expand support for young carers in Scotland.

Supported by: Stewart Stevenson, Roseanna Cunningham, Des McNulty, Campbell Martin, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Eleanor Scott, Richard Lochhead, Fergus Ewing, Murray Tosh, Brian Adam, Bruce Crawford, Ms Sandra White, Jim Mather, Rob Gibson, Linda Fabiani, Christine Grahame, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Mike Rumbles, Michael Matheson, Rosie Kane, Bristow Muldoon, Mr Bruce McFee, Trish Godman, Alex Neil, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Alex Fergusson, Mary Scanlon, Karen Gillon, Patrick Harvie, Mike Pringle, Chris Ballance, Margaret Mitchell, Shiona Baird, Jackie Baillie, Robin Harper, John Swinburne*

S2M-1654 Rosie Kane: Strathbungo Community and Network Rail's Attack on the Community—That the Parliament condemns Network Rail for ordering the cutting down of trees around Moray Place and Darnley Road in Strathbungo on the southside of Glasgow on 6 September 2004; regrets, furthermore, that Network Rail did not inform the residents of its plans; considers that the trees are a vital part of the conservation area and that full consultation with the residents and other interested parties would have enhanced the plan, and is concerned that, not only has the environment, the landscape and the community suffered erosion, but that democracy has also been eroded as the wishes of the people have been ignored at the behest of unelected, unaccountable company bosses.

S2M-1653 Mr Bruce McFee: Inverclyde Juvenile Pipe Band—That the Parliament congratulates all the members of the Inverclyde Juvenile Pipe Band for a fantastic season when it was crowned Champion of Champions of the Novice Juvenile Grade, won three of the five major competitions of the season: the Scottish Championships, the World Championships and the Cowal Championships, and came second at the remaining two major competitions: the British Championships and the European Championships; notes the hard work and dedication that has been in existence since the band was formed in 1998; further notes that the band has become the Pride of Inverclyde for this year, and extends its best wishes to the band for the 2005 season.

Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Roseanna Cunningham, Fergus Ewing, Murray Tosh, Bruce Crawford, Ms Sandra White, Jim Mather, Rob Gibson, Christine Grahame, Michael Matheson, Trish Godman, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Mike Pringle, Mr Brian Monteith

S2M-1652 Sarah Boyack: Clean Up the World—That the Parliament notes the Clean Up the World environmental campaign supported by the United Nations Environment Programme; recognises that this campaign will see around 40 million people in over 100 countries join together on the Clean up the World Weekend from 17 to 19 September 2004 when communities around the world will work to make their local environment a cleaner, healthier place to live; welcomes the positive impact that these actions will have; regrets, however, that there are no activities currently organised in Scotland, and urges Scottish community organisations to get involved and help to clean up Scotland.

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Mike Watson, Richard Lochhead, Alex Neil, Helen Eadie, Mrs Nanette Milne, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Eleanor Scott, Bruce Crawford, Mr Jamie Stone, Maureen Macmillan, Christine May, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Marlyn Glen, Margaret Jamieson, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Karen Gillon, Patrick Harvie, Nora Radcliffe, Mike Pringle, Chris Ballance, Trish Godman, Jackie Baillie, Robin Harper, Susan Deacon*, Pauline McNeill*

S2M-1651 Rosie Kane: Segregation in the New Parliament—That the Parliament agrees to strive to ensure that it is an inclusive modern democracy; condemns, therefore, the decision to create separate entrances and eating areas in the new building which segregate MSPs from workers; furthermore believes that this is a backward step given that, in the previous parliament building, all workers, including MSPs, entered and dined together, and is concerned that this will serve to create an unhealthy "them and us" division.

Supported by: Campbell Martin, Tommy Sheridan, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Frances Curran, Chris Ballance, Eleanor Scott, Shiona Baird

S2M-1650# Linda Fabiani: National Police Memorial—That the Parliament welcomes the unveiling on 7 September 2004 of a national memorial, sited at the Scottish Police College at Tulliallan, to all Scottish police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty; recognises that giving one’s life in the line of duty is a sacrifice which very few people in our society ever have to face, but one that is faced by our police officers on a daily basis, and acknowledges that sacrifice and recognises the loss suffered by the families of police officers.

Supported by: Michael Matheson, Donald Gorrie

S2M-1648# Christine Grahame: In Touch—That the Parliament, further to motion S2M-822 lodged on 27January 2004, notes with concern that "In Touch", a project based in Galashiels which enables young people between the ages of 16 and 25 to move towards education and employment, which has been continuing on interim funding from Scottish Enterprise Borders and whose funding under the New Futures Fund ceases in March 2005, has failed to secure mainstream funding as advocated by the New Futures Fund Advisory Group and as referred to by the Deputy Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning in his answers to questions S2W-5798 and S2W-5799 on 10 February 2004; expresses concern that it is possible that this project may disappear and will have to be replaced by a new initiative which will have start-up costs resulting in a waste of resources in equipment and staff built up over five years, and therefore considers that the Scottish Executive should review its position regarding mainstreaming, which is not in this instance delivering funds, to ensure that the valuable work by "In Touch" and other projects under the New Futures Fund continues.

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Michael Matheson

S2M-1647# Margo MacDonald: Fatigue and Chronic Neurological Illnesses—That the Parliament recognises that there are many thousands of individuals living with chronic neurological illnesses in Scotland, such as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), multiple sclerosis (MS), post polio syndrome (PPS) and fibromyalgis; notes that one of the major causes of stress in this population is fatigue associated with their condition; further notes that, given the range of illnesses and care needs, patients are often given inappropriate treatment and medications, and therefore believes that the Scottish Executive should consider as a first step the establishment of a centre of excellence specifically to assess, treat and research ways of managing and improving such individuals’ life quality and that any centre should be promoted in such a manner as the Scottish Executive sees fit to ensure that GPs and other health professionals are informed of this new service and are encouraged to refer patients as the need arises.

Supported by: John Swinburne, Donald Gorrie, Mike Watson, Campbell Martin, John Farquhar Munro, Murray Tosh, Brian Adam, Bruce Crawford, Ms Sandra White, Bill Butler, Margaret Jamieson, Frances Curran, Mr Bruce McFee, Alex Neil, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Mike Pringle, Chris Ballance, Shiona Baird, Robin Harper, Trish Godman

S2M-1646 Phil Gallie: Ghurkas Welcome—That the Parliament calls on the Scottish Executive to make representations to Her Majesty’s Government on behalf of the Ghurkhas who have served in the British armed services to ensure that they automatically qualify for the right to British citizenship thereby giving priority, within the Executive's policies in respect of inward immigration, to those who have already established their credentials through loyal service to Scotland and the UK.

Supported by: Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Donald Gorrie

S2M-1645 Cathie Craigie: Cumbernauld Theatre Silver Jubilee—That the Parliament congratulates Cumbernauld Theatre in its Silver Jubilee year; recognises the valuable contribution that the theatre makes to the local community; pays tribute to the board members, staff and performers past and present, and looks forward to the continued success of the theatre.

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Trish Godman

S2M-1641# Rhona Brankin: 21st Birthday of Taggart—That the Parliament notes that the SMG TV Productions drama series, Taggart, was first broadcast on 6 September 1983; further notes that it is British television’s longest running police drama; recognises that the series, at ITV’s peak, has achieved viewing figures of up to 18.3 million and remains one of ITV1’s most popular dramas to this day; acknowledges Taggart’s role as one of the UK’s top television exports, bringing Scotland to prominence in more than 80 countries around the globe; applauds the important contribution that it has made, and continues to make, to the Scottish film and TV industry, which employs 5,500 people in 165 businesses; welcomes the fact that the programme brings nearly £7 million into the Scottish economy each year; commends the employment provided by Taggart to hundreds of actors and highly skilled technicians over the last two decades, allowing the training and retention of talent for the benefit of the Scottish theatre and film sectors; congratulates SMG TV Productions, the cast and crew, past and present, for their consistently high standards over the past 21 years, and hopes that this Scottish institution will continue to go from strength to strength in the years ahead.

Supported by: Donald Gorrie, Brian Adam, Ms Wendy Alexander, Mr Jamie Stone, Irene Oldfather, Mike Pringle, Karen Gillon, Helen Eadie, Roseanna Cunningham, Eleanor Scott, Carolyn Leckie, Trish Godman, Maureen Macmillan, Nora Radcliffe*, Robin Harper*

S2M-1638.1 Mr John Home Robertson: Hidden Treasure—As an amendment to motion (S2M-1638) in the name of Christine Grahame, leave out from ", in recognition" to end and insert "thanks Mrs Althea Dundas-Bekker for her extremely generous gift to the Parliament of a lintel from the pre-1707 Parliament building; acknowledges that the architect’s plan to locate the lintel in a position where it can be seen from the public stairway at Holyrood is not entirely satisfactory; supports the decision of the Holyrood Progress Group to have it moved to a more prominent position in time for the official opening of the new building, and welcomes the new-found interest of many members in the merits of the Holyrood building."

S2M-1636.1 Stewart Stevenson: A Tolerance-Free Parliament?—As an amendment to motion (S2M-1636) in the name of Mr Brian Monteith, leave out from "the majority" to end and insert "smokers are victims of a vile trade which promotes this addiction, and believes that individuals should receive support to overcome this in a way that is supportive, sympathetic and effective."

Supported by: Mr Stewart Maxwell, Rob Gibson

S2M-1626# Proposed National Front March in Aberdeen (lodged on 27 August 2004) Chris Ballance*

S2M-1579# Bill Butler: Citizens Advice Week—That the Parliament supports Advice Week from 6 to 13 September 2004; commends the vital work that Scotland's 77 citizens advice bureaux do in providing free, impartial and confidential advice to all; recognises that in the last year they handled over 400,000 issues and secured nearly £26m for clients; further recognises that such good quality advice on issues such as benefits, debt, employment, housing and consumer affairs is increasingly necessary in today's society; acknowledges that the use of client evidence means that citizens advice bureaux speak with authority and relevance on changing social issues from both a local and national perspective; congratulates the 2,193 volunteers and 329 paid members of staff who provide this service, and hopes that parliamentarians across the political spectrum can work together to ensure that the service will continue to inform government and meet the needs of local communities across Scotland in the years to come.

Supported by: John Swinburne, Robert Brown, Michael McMahon, Colin Fox, Mike Watson, Murdo Fraser, Bruce Crawford, Tricia Marwick, Mrs Nanette Milne, Brian Adam, Cathy Peattie, Mike Pringle, Jackie Baillie, Kate Maclean, Robin Harper, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Mr John Home Robertson, Shiona Baird, Ms Wendy Alexander, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Dr Sylvia Jackson, Mr David Davidson, Trish Godman, Mary Scanlon, Christine Grahame, Phil Gallie, Richard Baker, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Mr Kenneth Macintosh, Frances Curran, Carolyn Leckie, Patrick Harvie, Dr Jean Turner, Margaret Mitchell, Chris Ballance, Sarah Boyack, Margaret Jamieson, Marlyn Glen, Christine May, Rosie Kane, Murray Tosh, Karen Whitefield, Des McNulty, Irene Oldfather, Mr Bruce McFee, Karen Gillon, Eleanor Scott, Donald Gorrie, Susan Deacon, Mr Brian Monteith, Tommy Sheridan, Ms Sandra White, Cathie Craigie, Linda Fabiani, Mr Jamie Stone, Helen Eadie, Elaine Smith, Stewart Stevenson, Rhona Brankin, Mr Ted Brocklebank, Maureen Macmillan, Dr Elaine Murray, George Lyon, David Mundell, Campbell Martin, Jeremy Purvis, Bill Aitken, Scott Barrie, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Iain Smith, Margo MacDonald*, Michael Matheson*

S2M-1493 Ms Margaret Curran: Tenements (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees that the Tenements (Scotland) Bill be passed.

Supported by: Cathy Jamieson, Mrs Mary Mulligan

S2M-1350 Communication Impairment (lodged on 20 May 2004) Stewart Stevenson*

S2M-1306# Trish Godman: Children of Drug Abusers—That the Parliament notes the widespread incidence in Scotland of children whose parents misuse drugs and who, as a result, suffer diminished lives in all kinds of ways; believes that such children, many of whom are infants, require comprehensive care by those concerned with the protection of vulnerable families, and considers that the Scottish Executive, social work departments and other interested parties should adopt healthcare programmes that will ensure that such young citizens escape the blighting of their lives brought about by parents who are themselves in need of treatment and support.

Supported by: Robert Brown, Bruce Crawford, Robin Harper, Mr David Davidson, Alex Neil, Christine Grahame, Michael McMahon, Elaine Smith, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Nora Radcliffe, Christine May, Ms Sandra White, Linda Fabiani, Margaret Jamieson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Shiona Baird, Dr Elaine Murray, Jackie Baillie, Pauline McNeill, Carolyn Leckie, Sarah Boyack, Cathie Craigie, Rosie Kane, Chris Ballance, Ms Wendy Alexander, Karen Gillon, Tommy Sheridan, Karen Whitefield, Scott Barrie, Donald Gorrie, Richard Lochhead, John Swinburne, Mary Scanlon, Brian Adam, Mr Jamie Stone, Dr Jean Turner, Murray Tosh, Cathy Peattie