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Section F – Motions and Amendments

Motions and amendments are normally only printed the day after the day on which they are lodged and then with the complete list of motions and amendments lodged the previous week which is published in this section of the Bulletin every Monday. That list also contains any motions lodged for debate in the forthcoming week.

Where the text of a motion or amendment is altered, the motion or amendment is re-printed with the changes marked by asterisks in the text.

Where a motion or amendment attracts additional support after it is first published, that additional support is shown separately at the end of this section.

Motions eligible for consideration for debate as members’ business in the Parliament are marked with a hash symbol (#).

Motions submitted for members’ business in the Parliament but which have not yet received the requisite cross-party support are marked with a diamond symbol (♦).

Motions in which a member has indicated a declarable interest are marked with an "R".

An indication is also provided where motions and amendments have been withdrawn.

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 at Current Motions

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New and altered motions and amendments

*S3M-3154 Stuart McMillan: Life Should be Life—That the Parliament welcomes the comments by the Lord Advocate on 17 December 2008 calling for life imprisonment to mean life imprisonment in certain cases; notes that she suggests that the current sentencing tariffs are not adequate, and welcomes the suggestion of a further review of sentencing in murder cases.

*S3M-3153 Bill Kidd: The Late Sir Bernard Crick—That the Parliament notes with sadness the passing away of Sir Bernard Crick, who devoted his life to political and constitutional philosophy, championing the political system as the only tested alternative to government by coercion, and contributed to the understanding of citizenship and published influential works, including George Orwell: A Life, and notes that Sir Bernard was interested in the notion of positive citizenship throughout the world, including in his adopted homeland of Scotland, that he will be sadly missed by all who knew him and by democrats everywhere and that the legacy of his works will live on.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan*, Sandra White*, Mike Pringle*, Bashir Ahmad*, Christina McKelvie*, Rob Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Des McNulty*, Robin Harper*

*S3M-3152 Liam McArthur: Public Analyst Laboratories—That the Parliament notes the importance of public analysts in the wider framework of food quality checks; recognises the crucial role played by public analysts in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in enforcing the recall of all Irish-produced pork products after they identified that animal feed contaminated with harmful toxins had infected pig products; notes with concern that 11 public analyst laboratories across the United Kingdom have closed in the last 13 years; is alarmed that there are currently only 24 public analyst laboratories left, of which four are in Scotland; is further concerned that the fate of Aberdeen city’s Public Analyst Laboratory hangs in the balance, with the distinct possibility that it will be closed and the services contracted out to Tayside Scientific Services in Dundee; is deeply concerned that the wider public health role of public analysts is in danger despite the increasing demand by consumers for better quality food, and calls on the Scottish Government to conduct a review of arrangements for the funding of public analysts to ensure that food quality and safety are not compromised by the pressure on local government budgets.

*S3M-3151 Christine Grahame: AC/DC - We Salute You—That the Parliament recognises the significant musical contribution of rock band AC/DC, whose founding members, Angus and Malcolm Young, moved from Scotland to Australia and joined with Bon Scott, another Scottish émigré, to create what has become a musical legend with the band selling an estimated 150 million albums worldwide and establishing themselves as one of the best-selling rock bands of all time; notes that the popularity of AC/DC continues to grow and welcomes their forthcoming performance at Scotland’s national football stadium on 30 June 2009, and finally acknowledges the musical inspiration that the band has provided to thousands of Scottish musicians who have themselves gone on to great international success.

*S3M-3150 Kenneth Gibson: Making the Parliament More Scottish—That the Parliament recognises Scotland’s phenomenal contribution to world civilisation over recent centuries in medicine, science, literature, philosophy, exploration and a host of other fields; shares the disappointment of many visitors from home and abroad that the Parliament building barely reflects this; is aware that in the heart of the Parliament one could be in almost any country; believes that in the Year of Homecoming this should be rectified; considers that rooms such as TG.21, Q1.03 and Committee Room 1 and the Garden Lobby would each be better named, and should be themed, after individual Scots who have contributed both to making Scotland the nation it is today and to the creation of the modern world, and urges the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body imaginatively and decisively to give the Parliament the identity it needs.

Supported by: Bashir Ahmad*, Christine Grahame*, Dave Thompson*, Aileen Campbell*, Sandra White*, Bill Kidd*, Christina McKelvie*

*S3M-3149 Murdo Fraser: Scotland’s Regiments—That the Parliament expresses its admiration and gratitude to all servicemen and servicewomen in Scottish regiments serving in foreign fields during Christmas time; remembers that brave men and women are undertaking dangerous and difficult work to serve and protect Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom at this time of the year and that many families throughout Scotland will be separated by the duty of our armed forces; recognises the bravery, commitment and skill of our Scottish soldiers who serve our country and represent their regiments with dignity and honour, and acknowledges that our Scottish regiments have a worldwide reputation as exceptional fighting units and that we are proud to have some of the best regiments in the world.

*S3M-3148 Christina McKelvie: Congratulations to Scotland’s Universities—That the Parliament congratulates Scotland’s universities on being rated as internationally excellent in the field of research by an independent review carried out as part of the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE); agrees with Universities Scotland that this is a Scottish research triumph and one that offers real economic hope amid the gloom, and believes that our universities can continue to go from strength to strength.

*S3M-3147 Kenny MacAskill: The Draft International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Order 2009—That the Justice Committee recommends that the draft International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (Scotland) Order 2009 be approved.

Supported by: Fergus Ewing*

*S3M-3146 Fiona Hyslop: The Draft Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 Modification Order 2009—That the Education, Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee recommends that the draft Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 1992 Modification Order 2009 be approved.

Supported by: Maureen Watt*

*S3M-3145 Bill Kidd: Scottish Consortium For Learning Disability eSAY Information Resource—That the Parliament welcomes the fact that from spring 2009 local authorities will be able to make use of the eSAY information resource, which is run by the Scottish Consortium For Learning Disability (SCLD), by sending anonymous information to the Scottish Government about the numbers of people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders in their areas, making planning services for people with learning disabilities easier, and commends the role that the SCLD plays in working in partnership with people with learning disabilities of all ages and family members with a caring role to challenge discrimination and to develop and share good practice.

Supported by: Dave Thompson*, Jackie Baillie*, Jamie Hepburn*, Sandra White*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Wilson*, Stuart McMillan*, Christina McKelvie*, Alex Neil*, Robin Harper*

*S3M-3144 George Foulkes: SNP/Lib Dem U-turn on School Meals—That the Parliament welcomes the SNP/Lib Dem administration’s u-turn on closing school kitchens and removing school meals from our nurseries and schools across Edinburgh; congratulates parent councils, teachers, kitchen staff, cooks, parents, pupils and fellow Labour colleagues who successfully campaigned against these irresponsible and unjust cuts to the provision of healthy school meals; recognises however that five nursery schools remain without school meals and a number of school kitchens across the city remain closed, and considers that this was a shambolic and shameful decision by the SNP/Lib Dem council to deprive our children of nutritious, healthy school meals freshly prepared on site by qualified cooks.

Supported by: David Stewart*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Trish Godman*, David Whitton*, Ken Macintosh*, Karen Whitefield*, Andy Kerr*, Sarah Boyack*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Mary Mulligan*

*S3M-3143 Shirley-Anne Somerville: Evictions by Social Landlords in Scotland—That the Parliament welcomes the December 2008 report from Shelter, Evictions by Social Landlords in Scotland; notes with alarm that social landlords, both councils and housing associations, took legal action, which resulted in 3,573 tenants losing their homes in 2007-08; further notes that almost all of these evictions were for rent arrears; observes that social landlords are twice as likely to obtain a decree of eviction against their tenants than a mortgage lender is for a private homeowner, and urges social landlords and the Scottish Housing Regulator to take action to reduce the number of evictions in line with the general acceptance of the need to avoid mortgage repossessions.

Supported by: Christina McKelvie*, Alasdair Allan*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Dave Thompson*, Willie Coffey*, Robin Harper*, Alex Neil*

*S3M-3142 Jamie Hepburn: UK Citizens Allegedly Tortured in Guantánamo Bay—That the Parliament welcomes the decision by the Supreme Court of the United States of America to reinstate the lawsuit of UK citizens Shafiq Rasul, Asif Iqbal, Rhuhel Ahmed and Jamal al-Harith, former Guantánamo Bay inmates who have alleged that they were tortured by US personnel while in custody; notes that the Supreme Court has upheld their claims to rights under the US constitution while detained at Guantánamo Bay; further notes that, while none of the men were accused of terrorism or designated as enemy combatants, they spent more than two years in Guantánamo before being returned to the United Kingdom and have reported being subject to beatings, humiliations, threats and food, water and sleep deprivation; looks forward to a free and fair hearing of the men’s accusations in open court, and calls on US President-elect Barack Obama to make good his pledge to close the detention camp as soon as possible after his inauguration.

*S3M-3141 Gil Paterson: Call for Independent Enquiry into War in Iraq—That the Parliament calls on the UK Government to hold a full independent inquiry into the rationale and reasons for declaring war on Iraq and the conduct of the war itself.

Supported by: Alex Neil*, Kenneth Gibson*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Alasdair Allan*, Christina McKelvie*, Bill Wilson*, Bashir Ahmad*, Brian Adam*, Stuart McMillan*

*S3M-3140 Murdo Fraser: Return of the Lübeck Letter—That the Parliament believes that the Lübeck letter is one of the most significant historical documents in Scottish history, the last known surviving document written by William Wallace; notes that the letter was written in October 1297 following the victory of Scottish forces at the Battle of Stirling Bridge over King Edward I of England and was written to inform Scotland’s European trading partners that merchants were to have safe access to all ports in the Kingdom of Scotland; acknowledges that the document is protected in the national archives of the city of Lübeck, Germany, to where the letter was addressed and which has legal possession over it; further acknowledges that the city of Lübeck has been gracious enough in the past to lend Scotland the letter for the Parliament’s For Freedom Alone exhibition; recognises that Sir William Wallace is one of the key figures in Scotland’s history and that his pivotal role makes the Lübeck letter of great historical and cultural importance; believes that the return of this document to Scotland would benefit the nation, and hopes that Scotland will be permanently loaned the Lübeck letter.

*S3M-3139 Lewis Macdonald: Future of Electricity Generation—That the Parliament welcomes the report published by the Scottish Council for Development and Industry on the future of electricity generation in Scotland; notes the report’s finding that more than 80% of new renewable energy required to meet Scotland’s targets for 2020 will come from onshore wind; also notes its further findings about the key role of grid upgrades such as Beauly-Denny and about the importance of not ruling out any low-carbon energy source in meeting yet tougher carbon-reduction targets after 2020, and calls on Scottish ministers to respond to these findings by providing consistent support for onshore wind developments and grid upgrades and by adopting a policy towards future energy generation that is based on the priorities of carbon reduction, security of supply and affordability, rather than a policy based on a presumption against nuclear generation regardless of these priorities.

Supported by: Elaine Murray*, Michael McMahon*, James Kelly*, Andy Kerr*, John Scott*, John Park*, Hugh Henry*

*S3M-3138 Bashir Ahmad: Show Racism the Red Card - Tackling Islamaphobia—That the Parliament congratulates Show Racism the Red Card (SRTRC) for successfully launching in the Parliament its DVD, entitled Islamophobia, which aims to raise awareness of the rising scourge of Islamophobia; believes that the DVD and accompanying education pack produced by SRTRC should be available to every school pupil in Scotland; expresses concern that in the recent Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 50% of Scots viewed Muslims as a cultural threat, and commits to working hard and collectively with grassroots organisations to eradicate this problem from every tier of our society.

*S3M-3137 Jamie Hepburn: Future of BAA Airports in Scotland—That the Parliament notes the recent confirmation by the Competition Commission that BAA will be required to sell one of its Scottish airports, most likely Edinburgh; considers that the airports that are publicly owned and operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd and the Manchester Airports Group are very successful; believes that there is considerable merit in such a public ownership model being considered for any Scottish airport put up for sale by BAA, and encourages relevant local authorities and other public bodies to examine ways in which such models could be taken forward.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson*, Rob Gibson*, Stuart McMillan*, Alex Neil*, Sandra White*, Bob Doris*, Bashir Ahmad*, Christina McKelvie*, Bill Kidd*, Willie Coffey*, Gil Paterson*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3136 Aileen Campbell: The 2008 Homeless World Cup—That the Parliament congratulates Scotland’s Homeless World Cup squad and The Big Issue on another successful tournament, held this year in Melbourne, Australia, and believes that, although the team did not retain the trophy that it won last year in Denmark, the players and coaches have plenty to be proud of in reaching the semi-final and notching up nine straight victories en route.

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick*, Kenneth Gibson*, Sandra White*, Rob Gibson*, Jackie Baillie*, Patrick Harvie*, Alex Neil*, Jamie Hepburn*, Stuart McMillan*, John Park*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Bob Doris*, Jamie McGrigor*, Mike Pringle*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Christina McKelvie*, Bill Kidd*, John Scott*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Willie Coffey*, Jack McConnell*, Gil Paterson*, Ken Macintosh*, Michael Matheson*, Robin Harper*

*S3M-3135 Bill Butler: Support Nil by Mouth—That the Parliament notes with concern that financial support from the Scottish Government to Nil by Mouth, the country’s foremost anti-sectarian charity, runs out on 31 March 2009; acknowledges the pivotal role that Nil by Mouth has played in challenging sectarian attitudes and behaviour in Scotland through its campaigns, events and educational workshops, and encourages the Scottish Government to end the uncertainty over the charity’s future by making a commitment to continue its funding.

Supported by: Mr Frank McAveety*, Marlyn Glen*, Hugh Henry*, George Foulkes*, Patricia Ferguson*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Karen Whitefield*, Sarah Boyack*, Cathy Peattie*, Ken Macintosh*, Richard Baker*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Pauline McNeill*, Mary Mulligan*, David Stewart*, Claire Baker*, Jackie Baillie*, John Park*, Margaret Curran*, Cathy Jamieson*, James Kelly*, Jack McConnell*, Trish Godman*, Ross Finnie*, Robin Harper*

*S3M-3134 David Whitton: Congratulations to Oxgang Primary School—That the Parliament congratulates Oxgang Primary School in East Dunbartonshire on the occasion of its 40th anniversary; notes that generations of Kirkintilloch children and the Kirkintilloch community have benefited from the work of the school in the last 40 years, and wishes the head teacher, Miss Sweeney, the staff and pupils at Oxgang Primary a happy anniversary.

Supported by: Ross Finnie*, James Kelly*, Hugh Henry*, Stuart McMillan*, Bill Kidd*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Bob Doris*, Aileen Campbell*, Karen Whitefield*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Jackson Carlaw*, Paul Martin*, Des McNulty*, Jackie Baillie*, Jamie Hepburn*, Cathy Jamieson*, Jack McConnell*, Trish Godman*, Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*

*S3M-3133 Sandra White: Glasgow’s New Centre of Excellence—That the Parliament welcomes the groundbreaking commitment by the British Heart Foundation Scotland and Marie Curie Cancer Care to invest £3.6 million in a centre of excellence in Glasgow to provide a comprehensive service for advanced heart failure patients and their families; considers that these services will create a gold standard in palliative care for patients in the advanced stages of heart failure and pioneer a model of care for patients in Scotland and across the United Kingdom, and believes that sufferers and their families will benefit greatly from the dignity and peace of mind that this investment will bring.

Supported by: Rob Gibson*, Jamie McGrigor*, Michael Matheson*, Stuart McMillan*, Bill Kidd*, John Wilson*, Kenneth Gibson*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Hugh Henry*, Bob Doris*, Jackson Carlaw*, Jamie Hepburn*, Alex Neil*, Willie Coffey*, Jack McConnell*, Gil Paterson*, Christina McKelvie*, Ken Macintosh*, Dave Thompson*

*S3M-3132# Sandra White: Opposition to Parkhead Fire Station Closure—That the Parliament expresses concern over the proposals of Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service management to close Parkhead fire station; believes that the communities of Shettleston, Tollcross, Haghill, Dalmarnock, Riddrie, Carntyne and Mount Vernon, which will now be served by a new station in Cambuslang, will see response times to incidents increasing, which in turn will lead to an increase in the number of fire deaths and injuries; notes that Parkhead fire stationcovers some of the poorest communities in the United Kingdom and that it has been identified that the main causes of fires are related to social and economic problems, drug and alcohol abuse and areas of poverty and high unemployment, and believes that Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service management’s proposals will be detrimental to those communities affected.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan*, Michael Matheson*, Bashir Ahmad*, Rob Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Aileen Campbell*, Bill Wilson*, Jamie Hepburn*, Bill Kidd*, Gil Paterson*, Christina McKelvie*

*S3M-3131 Cathy Jamieson: Congratulations to Youth for Old Bike Scheme—That the Parliament offers its congratulations to the members and facilitators of the Youth for Old Bike Scheme, which was announced as a winner in the Phillip Lawrence Awards, a prestigious national awards scheme that celebrates outstanding contributions made by young people to their community; commends the hard work of the young citizens who help bridge the generation gap by delivering fresh fruit and vegetables by bike to older members of the community; recognises the positive role models that they have provided for their peers, and supports them in their attempts to expand and improve this service.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn*, Jack McConnell*

*S3M-3130 Cathy Jamieson: Scottish Premier League Working Group—That the Parliament regrets the decision to omit Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies from the recent Scottish Premier League (SPL) working party; agrees with Jim Jefferies that all 12 SPL club managers should have been present; recognises the considerable contribution to club management of Jim Jefferies, currently the longest-serving manager in the SPL, including winning the First Division championship with Falkirk, claiming the Scottish Cup with Heart of Midlothian and reaching the CIS Insurance Cup final with Kilmarnock as recently as 2007, and calls on the SPL’s Executive Chairman to rely on all the experience available to him when considering changes to the SPL.

*S3M-3129♦ Bill Kidd: £12 Million Third Sector Enterprise Fund—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s £12 million Third Sector Enterprise Fund, which is aimed at helping voluntary organisations to increase their turnover and become more sustainable, affording organisations looking to develop social business activities the opportunity to apply for grants of up to £100,000 from January 2009; notes the importance, in the current economic climate, of supporting the third sector, which contributes towards increasing sustainable economic growth in Glasgow and throughout Scotland, and echoes the sentiments of Lucy McTernan, SCVO’s acting chief executive, that this fund "will allow organisations across the sector to get the sort of investment they need to develop a more enterprising approach to their activities".

Supported by: Bashir Ahmad*, Robin Harper*, Brian Adam*, Stuart McMillan*, Jamie Hepburn*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Sandra White*, Kenneth Gibson*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Wilson*, John Wilson*, Keith Brown*, Alex Neil*, Gil Paterson*, Dave Thompson*

*S3M-3128 Jackie Baillie: Disabled Person’s Parking Places (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees that the Disabled Person’s Parking Places (Scotland) Bill be passed.

*S3M-3127 Kenneth Gibson: Keep the "Wee Paper" in Largs—That the Parliament notes with concern Clyde and Forth Press’s decision to close the office of the Largs and Millport Weekly News in Largs from January 2009, with likely redundancies, and move the remaining staff to a portakabin 14 miles south in Ardrossan; believes that this will greatly diminish the quality and community linkages of an excellent local newspaper that has faithfully served the people of Largs, Cumbrae, Fairlie, Seamill, Skelmorlie and West Kilbride from Largs for 132 years and is known affectionately by readers as the wee paper; acknowledges that many organisations have already expressed their shock at the removal of a newspaper with which they are strongly connected, on the basis of a decision about which they were not consulted; is aware that the Largs and Millport Weekly News is, by all accounts, a profitable newspaper with solid income streams; appreciates the high and loyal level of readership in the area that the wee paper serves and worries that by leaving the heart of Largs it will lose its local focus and readers and ultimately may not remain viable, and therefore calls on Clyde and Forth Press to rescind its decision to abandon Largs, allowing the Largs and Millport Weekly News to flourish in the heart of its circulation area.

Supported by: Stuart McMillan*, Bill Kidd*, Alasdair Allan*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Sandra White*, Ross Finnie*, Keith Brown*, Jamie Hepburn*, Willie Coffey*, Gil Paterson*, Dave Thompson*, Robin Harper*

*S3M-3126 Cathy Peattie: Postal Workers’ Walk-speed Pressure—That the Parliament is very concerned that postal workers are facing pressure to complete unrealistic delivery routes as a result of the Pegasus software system; believes that some delivery workers are being given delivery rounds that are too long to complete within normal hours; believes also that several postal workers have recently been injured due to treacherous conditions underfoot; notes that the Communication Workers Union (CWU) has an agreement with Royal Mail to review jointly all aspects of Pegasus, but considers that the Royal Mail is pushing ahead with changes without input from the union, leading to high volumes of complaints and a deterioration in industrial relations and service standards, and finally believes that the Royal Mail should reconsider its actions and review this system with the CWU.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn*, David Stewart*, Elaine Murray*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Bill Wilson*, David Whitton*, Marlyn Glen*, Bill Butler*, Robin Harper*, Patricia Ferguson*

*S3M-3123 Bill Wilson: Sustainable Development Commission Report and GDP—That the Parliament, further to motion S3M-2790, welcomes the Sustainable Development Commission Scotland’s report on the Scottish Government’s progress with regard to sustainable development; supports its call for greater clarity over the way that sustainable economic growth is to be pursued; is aware of the tension between GDP growth and sustainability; considers that GDP is an extremely poor measure of economic success in that it makes no distinction between good and bad spending; is concerned about the global trend of ever-increasing consumption associated with measuring growth in terms of GDP without paying sufficient attention to the fair distribution of resources; notes the existence of alternatives to GDP, such as the United Nations human development index and the social return on investment tool, which measure the success of businesses by taking into account their overall contribution to society, and urges the Scottish Government to continue its work towards non-GDP related sustainability and to broaden its methods of measuring economic progress.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn*, Bill Kidd*, Robin Harper*, Christina McKelvie*

*S3M-3122 Mary Mulligan: Sun Microsystems—That the Parliament notes with deep concern the decision of Sun Microsystems to relocate around 140 jobs from its base in Linlithgow to Oregon in the United States of America; notes that one of the company’s executive vice presidents is Crawford Beveridge, a prominent SNP donor and member of the Council of Economic Advisers; understands that the Council of Economic Advisers exists to bring jobs and economic growth to Scotland, not take them away, and believes that this is both extremely embarrassing for Alex Salmond MSP and extremely worrying for families across Linlithgow and West Lothian going into the New Year facing redundancy.

Supported by: Jackie Baillie*, George Foulkes*, Elaine Murray*, Hugh Henry*, David Whitton*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Helen Eadie*, Marlyn Glen*, Karen Whitefield*, John Park*, Margaret Curran*, Ken Macintosh*, Robin Harper*, Trish Godman*, Cathy Jamieson*

*S3M-3121 Stuart McMillan: Will of the Scottish People Ignored over Team GB—That the Parliament notes with concern the announcement that FIFA is set to formally approve a Great Britain football team for the London 2012 Olympics; believes that taking the decision to have a Team GB completely goes against overwhelming public opinion in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; further considers that this decision may harm the independence of Scotland’s national team, and hopes that, with former Scotland coach Craig Brown fronting the "No to Team GB" campaign, those making the decisions will listen to the will of the people and not sanction such a team.

Supported by: Mike Pringle*, Alasdair Allan*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Bashir Ahmad*, Brian Adam*, Kenneth Gibson*, Gil Paterson*, Bob Doris*, Alex Neil*, Robin Harper*, Bill Kidd*, Jamie Hepburn*, Sandra White*, Willie Coffey*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*

*S3M-3116 Bill Wilson: Israel’s Detention of UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights—That the Parliament notes reports of the detention of Professor Richard Falk, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, thereby denying him access to the Palestinian territories and Israel; further notes that reportedly this is partly in response to his claim that Israel’s blockade of the Palestinian coastal territory of Gaza was a "Holocaust in the making", that Israel has previously denied access to Archbishop Desmond Tutu while he was on a UN fact-finding mission in Gaza and that it has deported human rights observers accompanying Gazan fishermen, and considers that if Israel were not guilty of human rights abuses in Palestine then it would welcome human rights observers and that denying them access only lends credence to warnings about the direction of its policies.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn*, Bashir Ahmad*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Robin Harper*, Bill Kidd*, Bob Doris*, Patrick Harvie*, Cathy Peattie*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Gil Paterson*, Dave Thompson*, Sandra White*

*S3M-3115 Mike Pringle: Thank You to the Forestry Commission—That the Parliament thanks the Forestry Commission for its generosity in providing a free Christmas tree to all MSPs for donation to a local charity or organisation of their choice; notes the hard work of all the staff at Drum Court sheltered housing complex in south Edinburgh; congratulates them and all the cheerful residents on their successful 30th anniversary year, and trusts that they are enjoying their donated tree.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn*, Alex Neil*, Mary Scanlon*, Alasdair Allan*, Margaret Smith*, Bill Kidd*, George Foulkes*, Gil Paterson*, Elizabeth Smith*, Jim Hume*, Liam McArthur*, Trish Godman*, Bob Doris*, Jim Tolson*, Robin Harper*, Hugh Henry*

*S3M-3114 Keith Brown: UK Pensions Blunder—That the Parliament expresses the gravest concern that pensioners retired from the armed forces, the NHS and other public service occupations have been overpaid by the UK Government’s private contractor and will now face a cut in their annual incomes; considers that this comes at the worst possible time, with the UK economy facing difficult times and low interest rates affecting pensioner savings; also considers unacceptable, if true, the unconfirmed reports of repayment notices having been sent to those who have been overpaid, and calls on the UK Government to make a categorical commitment that no repayment of these mistakenly overpaid sums will be demanded from hard-pressed pensioners for whom a UK-wide total of up to £100 million would right now be a bill too far.

Supported by: Rob Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Christina McKelvie*, Bob Doris*, Alasdair Allan*, Bashir Ahmad*, Kenneth Gibson*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Stuart McMillan*, Alex Neil*, Gil Paterson*, Jamie Hepburn*, Willie Coffey*, Dave Thompson*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3113 Richard Lochhead: The Draft Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009—That the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee recommends that the draft Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 be approved.

Supported by: Michael Russell*

*S3M-3112 Nicola Sturgeon: The Draft Private Landlord Registration (Modification) (Scotland) Order 2009—That the Local Government and Communities Committee recommends that the draft Private Landlord Registration (Modification) (Scotland) Order 2009 be approved.

Supported by: Stewart Maxwell*

*S3M-3111 Angela Constance: The Guide Dog Week Campaign—That the Parliament congratulates the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association on the Guide Dog Week campaign; recognises that a series of successful public education events were held across Scotland including at Almondvale Centre in Livingston; commends the purpose of these events, which was to demonstrate to the public the best and safest way to guide visually-impaired people, including guide dog owners, who might require assistance in complex circumstances such as at a busy road junction, in a railway station or in a busy shop; applauds the opportunities taken to highlight good practice in approaching and assisting a guide dog owner; notes the good advice offered to members of the public who should not distract or stroke a guide dog when it is wearing its harness and working, and commends the contribution made by the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association in helping to educate members of the public and retailers about blindness and access issues.

Supported by: Elizabeth Smith*, Nanette Milne*, Robert Brown*, Mike Pringle*, Kenneth Gibson*, Jamie McGrigor*, Rob Gibson*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*, James Kelly*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Aileen Campbell*, Mary Scanlon*, John Lamont*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Christine Grahame*, Bill Kidd*, Karen Whitefield*, Bob Doris*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Jamie Hepburn*, Alex Neil*, Hugh Henry*, Sandra White*, Ken Macintosh*, Gil Paterson*, Patricia Ferguson*, Trish Godman*, Jack McConnell*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3110 Elaine Murray: 20th Anniversary of the Lockerbie Air Disaster—That the Parliament notes that Sunday 21 December 2008 will be the 20th anniversary of the Lockerbie air disaster; remembers with sadness the indiscriminate murder of 270 people from 21 countries and the consequences of this atrocity on their families, the community and the individuals involved in its aftermath, and recalls the courage and kindness of the people of Lockerbie at the time and over the past twenty years.

Supported by: Elizabeth Smith*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Kenneth Gibson*, Cathy Jamieson*, Nanette Milne*, Mike Pringle*, Margaret Curran*, Jim Tolson*, Liam McArthur*, Jamie McGrigor*, John Park*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Bill Kidd*, Ross Finnie*, Jim Hume*, Bob Doris*, Des McNulty*, John Lamont*, John Scott*, Keith Brown*, David Stewart*, Sandra White*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Mary Mulligan*, Murdo Fraser*, Karen Whitefield*, Patrick Harvie*, Derek Brownlee*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Robert Brown*, Bill Butler*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, James Kelly*, Jackie Baillie*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*, Mary Scanlon*, Andy Kerr*, Angela Constance*, David Whitton*, Claire Baker*, Sarah Boyack*, Jackson Carlaw*, Alex Neil*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Christine Grahame*, Jamie Hepburn*, Hugh Henry*, Brian Adam*, Peter Peacock*, Rhoda Grant*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Robin Harper*, Gil Paterson*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Cathie Craigie*, Patricia Ferguson*, Trish Godman*, Marlyn Glen*, Jack McConnell*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3109 Kenneth Gibson: Congratulations to Councillor Anthea Dickson—That the Parliament congratulates SNP councillor Anthea Dickson, elected on 11 December 2008 to serve the people of Kilbirnie and Beith Ward on North Ayrshire Council in Cunninghame North constituency; notes that Anthea more than doubled the SNP share of the vote from 23.4% in 2007 to 48.9% in 2008 with a swing of 15% from Labour; is aware that in 2007, even as the SNP won Cunninghame North by 48 votes, it polled 831 fewer votes than Labour in Kilbirnie and Beith but has now polled 424 more; recognises that Labour has two branches in the area, including Scotland’s biggest, two Labour clubs and that the MP, Katy Clark, has two offices in Kilbirnie and Beith, and believes that if the SNP can win in such traditionally strong Labour territory it can look forward with confidence to even greater success elsewhere in the months and years ahead.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan*, Bashir Ahmad*, Aileen Campbell*, Angela Constance*, Christina McKelvie*, Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*, Bill Kidd*, Jamie Hepburn*, Bob Doris*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Brian Adam*, Gil Paterson*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3108 Margaret Smith: Congratulations to Chris Hoy, BBC Sports Personality of the Year—That the Parliament congratulates Edinburgh cyclist Chris Hoy on being named BBC Sports Personality of the Year, the fourth Scot to receive the award since it began in 1954, having beaten nine other top sportsmen and women, including Lewis Hamilton and Rebecca Adlington, to win the public vote; welcomes this recognition of his exceptional achievements and the inspiration that he provides to the British cycling team, aspiring cyclists and young Scots; calls on the UK Government to nominate him for a knighthood, and wishes him all the best for the future.

Supported by: Mike Pringle*, Jim Tolson*, Liam McArthur*, Nanette Milne*, Elizabeth Smith*, Angela Constance*, Alex Neil*, Iain Smith*, Hugh Henry*, Robin Harper*, Gil Paterson*, Bill Aitken*, Patricia Ferguson*

*S3M-3107 Kenneth Gibson: Keep Royal Mail in the Public Sector—That the Parliament notes the imminent publication of the Hooper review on the future of the Royal Mail; is concerned that this may be used as an excuse by Lord Mandelson and the UK Labour government to break its manifesto pledge not to privatise Royal Mail; believes that Royal Mail should not be broken up or privatised either wholly or partially, and calls on the UK Government to confirm that privatisation will not be countenanced.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan*, Bashir Ahmad*, Bob Doris*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Wilson*, Bill Kidd*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*, Alex Neil*, Jamie Hepburn*, Brian Adam*, Robin Harper*, Gil Paterson*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3106 Kenneth Gibson: Congratulations to Craig Anderson—That the Parliament congratulates S4 pupil Craig Anderson of Garnock Academy Kilbirnie on becoming the 2008 winner of the Craig Taylor Memorial Trophy, open to all S1 to S4 pupils, for the most positive contribution to Garnock Academy; recognises that this is not just an award for academic achievement but recognises exemplary behaviour and commitment to the life of the school community; believes that Craig Anderson has a very bright future ahead, and wishes him all the best in the years to come.

Supported by: Nanette Milne*, Alasdair Allan*, Elizabeth Smith*, Bob Doris*, Bill Kidd*, Jamie McGrigor*, Alex Neil*, Gil Paterson*, Michael Matheson*

*S3M-3105 Sarah Boyack: Further Delay in Publishing Energy Efficiency and Microgeneration Action Plan—That the Parliament condemns the further delay of up to a year in the publication of the Scottish Government’s energy efficiency and microgeneration action plan; notes that, as recently as 5 November 2008, the action plan was promised by the Scottish Government in 2008; notes the findings of the Stern review that energy efficiency could deliver up to 53% of the total greenhouse gas emission reductions required in the United Kingdom by 2050 and the conclusion of Audit Scotland’s report of 11 December 2008 on energy efficiency in the public sector that there is a need for the Scottish Government to give stronger leadership to deliver improvements in energy efficiency, and calls on the Scottish Government to bring forward an ambitious action plan on energy efficiency and microgeneration without delay.

Supported by: Dr Richard Simpson*

*S3M-3095# Alasdair Morgan: Scottish Coastal Path—That the Parliament welcomes the development of core path networks, which it believes can make a major contribution to both encouraging healthy exercise and attracting tourists to Scotland, and particularly welcomes those in the South of Scotland; considers that coastal paths have a particular attractiveness because of the beauty of Scotland’s coastline; further considers that long-distance paths have a particular role to play in attracting walkers to undertake at least part of the journey along such paths; congratulates those councils that have already created and marked paths along all or part of their coastlines, and believes that the creation of a Scottish coastal path, marked and marketed as such, would be a worthwhile long-term objective and would provide a national asset.

Supported by: Michael Matheson*, Kenneth Gibson*, John Wilson*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Hugh Henry*, Alex Neil*, Dave Thompson*, Rob Gibson*, Alasdair Allan*, Robin Harper*, Bill Kidd*, Sandra White*, Brian Adam*, Bob Doris*, Stuart McMillan*, Bill Wilson*, Aileen Campbell*, Jackson Carlaw*, Des McNulty*, Gil Paterson*, Christina McKelvie*

*S3M-3084.1 Mike Pringle: School Budget Cuts Must Stop—As an amendment to motion (S3M-3084) in the name of George Foulkes, leave out from "congratulates" to end and insert "; welcomes its submission to the * * consultation on the City of Edinburgh Council budget process; acknowledges the work undertaken by council officers and elected members to consult parents and other stakeholders on changes to the schools funding formula in preparation for setting the 2009-10 budget for the City of Edinburgh Council; notes that the City of Edinburgh Council implemented a 1.5% efficiency saving in 2008-09; considers this efficiency saving to be part of a package of measures to address a £10 million overspend inherited from the previous Labour administration; refutes any proposition that the political administration of the City of Edinburgh Council has proposed a 2% cut in school budgets as being factually inaccurate, and welcomes the work done by the City of Edinburgh Council to ensure a more sustainable financial future for Edinburgh’s schools."

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Jim Tolson*, Keith Brown*

S3M-3038# Sandra White: Devastating Cuts At The Herald and Evening Times—That the Parliament condemns the announcement that all staff at The Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow will be made redundant and have to re-apply for their jobs under new terms and conditions, which it believes will inevitably leave them worse off, and further believes that this reorganisation will have a damaging effect on editorial independence among the titles and should be re-evaluated.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan, Hugh O’Donnell, Stuart McMillan, Andrew Welsh, Pauline McNeill, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Bill Kidd, Aileen Campbell, Rob Gibson, Bashir Ahmad, Christine Grahame, Kenneth Gibson, Brian Adam, Christina McKelvie, Bill Wilson, Cathy Peattie, Bob Doris, Patrick Harvie, Joe FitzPatrick, Ken Macintosh, Willie Coffey, Ian McKee, Dave Thompson, Jamie Hepburn, Michael Matheson, Robin Harper*, Mike Pringle*, Robert Brown*

S3M-2957# Lewis Macdonald: Aberdeen Forensic Science Laboratory—That the Parliament notes the proposals made by the Scottish Police Services Authority for the closure of the forensic science laboratory in Aberdeen; welcomes the direction issued by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice to the authority in May 2008 that it should engage in fresh consultation with interested parties; considers, with regret, that the authority’s consultation document published in November 2008 amounts to no more than a further case for closure; believes that the authority has thereby appeared to suggest that the conclusion of its consultation has already been determined in favour of closure, and further believes that the continued provision of forensic services to Grampian Police and Northern Constabulary by the forensic laboratory in Aberdeen is one of a number of options worthy of proper consideration in a meaningful consultation process.

Supported by: Richard Baker, Nanette Milne, George Foulkes, Michael McMahon, Mike Rumbles, Elaine Murray, Helen Eadie, Trish Godman, Robin Harper, Alison McInnes, Mary Mulligan, Marilyn Livingstone, Nigel Don, Mary Scanlon, Brian Adam, Nicol Stephen, Peter Peacock*, Rhoda Grant*, David Stewart*

Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support

S3M-3104 Walk Don’t Run (lodged on 12 December 2008) Bashir Ahmad*, Bob Doris*, Stuart McMillan*, Alasdair Allan*, Michael Matheson*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Sandra White*, Bill Kidd*, Alex Neil*, Robin Harper*, Cathy Peattie*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*

S3M-3103 Keep Trade Local this Christmas (lodged on 12 December 2008) Rob Gibson*, Nanette Milne*, John Park*, Bob Doris*, Mike Pringle*, John Lamont*, Alasdair Allan*, Bill Kidd*, Christina McKelvie*, Alex Neil*, Jamie Hepburn*, Stuart McMillan*, Michael Matheson*, Robin Harper*, Gil Paterson*, Roseanna Cunningham*

S3M-3102 Congratulations to East Renfrewshire for Being the Best-performing Local Authority for Exam Performance (lodged on 12 December 2008) Mike Pringle*, Bill Kidd*, Ken Macintosh*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-3101 Edinburgh Tram Project (lodged on 12 December 2008) Alex Neil*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Dave Thompson*, Michael Matheson*, Gil Paterson*, Sandra White*

S3M-3099 Congratulations to East Dunbartonshire for Being the Second-best Performing Local Authority for Exam Performance (lodged on 12 December 2008) Bob Doris*, Bill Kidd*, David Whitton*

S3M-3098 Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (lodged on 12 December 2008) Mr Frank McAveety*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Bill Kidd*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Jackie Baillie*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Mary Mulligan*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Jamie Hepburn*, Hugh Henry*, Trish Godman*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-3097# Opposition to People Trafficking (lodged on 11 December 2008) Michael Matheson*, Patrick Harvie*, Alasdair Allan*, Robert Brown*, Bob Doris*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bashir Ahmad*, Rob Gibson*, Aileen Campbell*, Angela Constance*, Dave Thompson*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Keith Brown*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Alex Neil*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Christine Grahame*, Jamie Hepburn*, Bill Kidd*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Brian Adam*, Sandra White*, Gil Paterson*, Robin Harper*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Trish Godman*

S3M-3096 Elaine Stephen’s Walkodile - Keeping Children Safe (lodged on 11 December 2008) Nigel Don*, Sandra White*

S3M-3094 Scotland at Ten (lodged on 11 December 2008) Mary Mulligan*

S3M-3093 34 Labour Schools to SNP’s One (lodged on 11 December 2008) Mary Mulligan*, Rhoda Grant*

S3M-3090 The Act of Settlement (lodged on 10 December 2008) Sandra White*

S3M-3090.1 The Act of Settlement (lodged on 11 December 2008) Jamie Hepburn*, Kenneth Gibson*, Brian Adam*, Nigel Don*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, John Wilson*, Christine Grahame*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Sandra White*, Bill Wilson*, Bob Doris*, Bashir Ahmad*, Alasdair Allan*, Ian McKee*, Stuart McMillan*, Alex Neil*, Bill Kidd*, Gil Paterson*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*, Robin Harper*

S3M-3088 Bank Bailout Failing Small Businesses (lodged on 10 December 2008) Michael Matheson*, Bob Doris*, Dave Thompson*, Sandra White*

S3M-3087 UK Government’s White Paper’s Threat to Lone Parents of Very Young Children and Disabled People (lodged on 10 December 2008) Angela Constance*, Michael Matheson*, Sandra White*

S3M-3086 Braidwood Primary Wins Gold Award for Promoting Health (lodged on 10 December 2008) Karen Gillon*

S3M-3085 Save Our Forests (lodged on 10 December 2008) Ross Finnie*, Mike Pringle*, Jim Tolson*, Liam McArthur*, Robert Brown*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Iain Smith*, Mike Rumbles*, Robin Harper*, Rhoda Grant*, Jamie Stone*

S3M-3082 Protecting Those Who Take a Stand Against Organised Crime (lodged on 10 December 2008) Hugh Henry*, Sandra White*

S3M-3081 Holding DNA Samples of Innocent People Against the Law (lodged on 10 December 2008) Sandra White*

S3M-3080 Withdrawal of UK Troops from Iraq (lodged on 10 December 2008) Joe FitzPatrick*, Alasdair Allan*, Bob Doris*, Bashir Ahmad*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bill Wilson*, Mike Pringle*, Brian Adam*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Sandra White*, Christine Grahame*, Patrick Harvie*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Gil Paterson*, Bill Kidd*, Stuart McMillan*, Alex Neil*, Christina McKelvie*, Dave Thompson*

S3M-3079 Financial Inclusion Champions (lodged on 10 December 2008) Dave Thompson*

S3M-3076 To Bling or Not to Bling (lodged on 9 December 2008) Angela Constance*, Gil Paterson*

S3M-3073# Knightswood Youth Theatre Announced as a Winner of Phillip Lawrence Awards (lodged on 9 December 2008) Angela Constance*, Sandra White*

S3M-3069 Time for Mugabe to Go (lodged on 9 December 2008) Rhoda Grant*

S3M-3068 Congratulations to Blythswood Care’s Highland Food Bank Project (lodged on 9 December 2008) Dave Thompson*, Rhoda Grant*

S3M-3067 Ethical Purchasing within the NHS (lodged on 9 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3063 Scottish Sporting Achievements 2008 (lodged on 8 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3058 Launch of Breakthrough Breast Cancer in Scotland (lodged on 8 December 2008) Angela Constance*, Dave Thompson*

S3M-3054 Scottish Water’s Warm Pipes Campaign 2008 (lodged on 5 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3053 UK Government Plans to Treat Lone Parents as Repeat Offenders (lodged on 5 December 2008) Angela Constance*, Sandra White*

S3M-3052 Arrrest of British Missionaries in the Gambia (lodged on 5 December 2008) Dave Thompson*, Angela Constance*, Bill Wilson*

S3M-3051 Active Scotland Website (lodged on 5 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3050 SURF Place Award Winner, Animating the Canal (lodged on 5 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3045 Daily Mail - Action on Alzheimer’s Christmas Campaign (lodged on 4 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3042 Wasps Artists’ Studios - Allowing Art to Flourish (lodged on 4 December 2008) Angela Constance*, Ian McKee*

S3M-3039 Call for Review of UK Employment Law (lodged on 4 December 2008) Nigel Don*

S3M-3037 Herald and Times Group Redundancies (lodged on 4 December 2008) Robert Brown*

S3M-3035 European Parliament Civil Liberties Committee’s Recognition of Right to be Educated in and Speak Scots and Gaelic (lodged on 4 December 2008) Dave Thompson*

S3M-3030 Congratulations Glenrothes - Britain in Bloom (lodged on 3 December 2008) Dr Richard Simpson*

S3M-3027 16 Days of Activism to Challenge Violence Against Women (lodged on 3 December 2008) Cathy Peattie*

S3M-3020 shmuTRAIN (lodged on 3 December 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-3015 Congratulations to the University of St Andrews Debating Team (lodged on 2 December 2008) Dr Richard Simpson*

S3M-3005 Supporting Kinship Carers - No to UK Clawback (lodged on 2 December 2008) Dave Thompson*

S3M-3000 Huntington’s Disease (lodged on 1 December 2008) Ian McKee*

S3M-2986 Bull Hire Scheme (lodged on 27 November 2008) Richard Baker*, Liam McArthur*, Margaret Curran*, Tavish Scott*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Helen Eadie*, Patricia Ferguson*, Jamie Stone*, John Park*

S3M-2984 Congratulations to TD1 Radio - Community Radio for Galashiels (lodged on 27 November 2008) Angela Constance*

S3M-2956 Red Cross Report - What We Do in Scotland (lodged on 25 November 2008) Ken Macintosh*

S3M-2955 Scotland’s Forests (lodged on 25 November 2008) Lewis Macdonald*

S3M-2947 National House Building Council’s Pride in the Job Award (lodged on 24 November 2008) Karen Whitefield*

S3M-2946 6 December 2008: A March for Effective Global Action on Climate Change (lodged on 24 November 2008) Karen Gillon*

S3M-2936 Ban Tobacco Vending Machines (lodged on 20 November 2008) Robert Brown*

S3M-2935 Cuiken Primary and its School Playing Field (lodged on 21 November 2008) Margo MacDonald*, John Lamont*

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