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An indication is also provided where motions and amendments have been withdrawn.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

(http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/motionsAndAmendments/motions.htm). A search facility is also available on the Scottish Parliament web site at: http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/business/motionsAndAmendments/index.htm

New and altered motions and amendments

*S3M-5442 Rhoda Grant: Congratulations to Linkwood Medical, Elgin—That the Parliament congratulates Linkwood Medical, Elgin, on winning the Practice Team Award for developing an innovative strategy for the management of chronic heart disease through the creation of a multidisciplinary clinic providing a one-stop service for patients; notes that this award has been created to recognise the outstanding work of practice teams achieving a high standard of quality patient care; further notes that practice teams from across Scotland were invited to apply for the award, which is given to a team that is able to demonstrate innovations within the practice that have a positive impact on patient care, and commends the hard work and dedication of all the staff at Linkwood Medical.

*S3M-5441 Mike Pringle: Thank You to the Forestry Commission—That the Parliament thanks the Forestry Commission Scotland for its generosity in providing a 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 Royal Blind Braeside House, the purpose-built care home for older people who are blind or visually impaired in Edinburgh; congratulates them and all the cheerful residents on the opening of their new sensory garden and their successful 10th anniversary year; hopes that they are enjoying their donated tree, and trusts that there will be many more successful years to come.

*S3M-5440 Jim Tolson: Screening of The Horse Boy—That the Parliament welcomes the only Scottish screening of Rupert Isaacson’s movie, The Horse Boy, and book signing at the Vine Church in Dunfermline on Saturday 9 January 2010; acknowledges that the funds raised from the film screening will go to the new charity, The Horse Boy Foundation UK, which raises money to enable families with a child with autism to attend a Horse Boy Camp in the United Kingdom; notes that the first Horse Boy Camp in Scotland will be held in Argyle in January 2010, and further notes that full details are available at www.visitdunfermline.com.

S3M-5439 Mr Frank McAveety: TASK Childcare Services—That the Parliament welcomes the announcement of £884,855 Big Lottery Fund funding to TASK Childcare Services in the Gorbals and south-east Glasgow; welcomes this investment in the local community, which will reduce barriers to childcare, support family learning and offer a range of educational, social and support services to individuals and families, including those who are disadvantaged by circumstances, vulnerable and socially and economically excluded; recognises the role of Glasgow City Council, which has agreed to transfer ownership of the building to TASK, and further welcomes this investment by the Big Lottery Fund in meeting its priorities of tackling disadvantage, advancing wellbeing and addressing inequalities.

S3M-5438 Margaret Curran: Action for Children Scotland’s Youthbuild Programme—That the Parliament congratulates Gary Scott from Baillieston on being commended in the annual Youthbuild Young Builder of the Year awards, held in the House of Commons in October 2009, after securing an apprenticeship through Action for Children Scotland’s Youthbuild programme; notes that Gary Scott’s participation in the Youthbuild programme involved detailed training for working on building sites and in the construction industry; considers that the Youthbuild programme offers excellent support to young people often facing multiple challenges in finding work, including poor family support, learning difficulties, alcohol or substance misuse, offending and poor social and personal skills; notes that the Youthbuild programme is now being rolled out into other parts of Scotland after proving extremely successful in offering hope of a better future for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, and encourages further support for and investment in this programme in order that other young people like Gary Scott can break through injustice, deprivation and inequality and achieve their full potential.

S3M-5437 Cathie Craigie: Eastfield Primary School’s SEET Success—That the Parliament congratulates Eastfield Primary School in Cumbernauld on winning the North Lanarkshire heat of the Scottish European Educational Trust’s (SEET) Euroquiz; commends SEET for promoting and educating students in Scotland’s schools, colleges and universities about Europe and the European Union; hopes that SEET will continue its good work across Scotland, and wishes Eastfield Primary School every success for the national final in May 2010.

Supported by: Jackie Baillie*, Bill Kidd*, James Kelly*, Bill Butler*, Ken Macintosh*, Karen Whitefield*, Aileen Campbell*, Patricia Ferguson*, Margaret Mitchell*

S3M-5436# Jamie Hepburn: 175 Years of the Airdrie Savings Bank—That the Parliament notes that 2010 represents the 200th anniversary of the Scottish savings bank movement; recognises that Airdrie Savings Bank is the last remaining independent savings bank in the United Kingdom; further notes that Airdrie Savings Bank was formed in 1835 and celebrates its 175th anniversary in 2010; congratulates Airdrie Savings Bank for its relative success compared with the large banking groups during the recession, and considers that the success of Airdrie Savings Bank proves that a model of prudent and responsible banking continues to work after 175 years.

Supported by: Bob Doris, Brian Adam, Kenneth Gibson, Rob Gibson, Alasdair Allan, John Wilson, Bill Kidd, Christina McKelvie, Margaret Mitchell, Aileen Campbell, Maureen Watt, Tom McCabe, Hugh O’Donnell, Sandra White, Gil Paterson*

S3M-5435 Stuart McMillan: Homecoming Scotland Wins at European Excellence Awards 2009—That the Parliament congratulates the Homecoming Scotland public relations team on winning the coveted Travel and Tourism award at the recent European Excellence Awards, which were held in Vienna; considers that this recognition is testament to the impact of partnership working with staff from VisitScotland, EventScotland and the Scottish Government in delivering a nationwide programme of events to celebrate Homecoming Scotland 2009, and acknowledges the hard work and dedication of all those involved in the Homecoming Scotland project, which has delivered 30 international travel trade partnerships and the international I am a Scot campaign, which reached 95 million people across the world and brought together more than 30 partnerships with key brands and companies.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan, Stewart Maxwell, Bob Doris, Brian Adam, Kenneth Gibson, Rob Gibson, Bill Kidd, Christina McKelvie, Maureen Watt, Aileen Campbell, Sandra White, Dave Thompson*, Gil Paterson*, Willie Coffey*

S3M-5434 Christine Grahame: Israel War Crime Court Action—That the Parliament notes the decision of an English court to issue an arrest warrant for the Israeli opposition leader, Tzipi Livni, who was foreign minister at the time of the three-week Israeli assault on Gaza, an attack in which, according to the United Nations, the Israeli Defence Force committed a number of war crimes, including the deliberate and systematic targeting of Palestinian civilians; supports any future arrest warrants being issued against the former Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, and Ehud Barak, the defence minister, and considers that all states, including the United Kingdom, have a duty, under the principle of universal jurisdiction, when dealing with crimes against humanity to pursue war crime suspects and can bring them before English and Scottish courts regardless of whether the crime took place outside their normal legal jurisdiction; welcomes the precedent that this English court decision establishes despite reports that the British Government now plans to introduce new legislation to make Israeli Government ministers immune from such action, and urges relevant groups and organisations to bring similar court proceedings against other individual former US and UK Government ministers, such as George W Bush and Tony Blair, who are suspected of instigating wars in flagrant contravention of international legal mores.

S3M-5433 Brian Adam: European Curling Championships Aberdeen—That the Parliament congratulates Curl Aberdeen on its recent successful hosting of the European Curling Championship; recognises the tremendous efforts gone into securing and running this competition by Aberdeen Curling Club, especially George Esson and his colleagues on the organising committee; also congratulates Aberdeen City Council on its commitment to and delivery of the Linx Ice Arena on time and up to standard, and further encourages the partners to be bold in bidding to bring more such events to the great facilities in the city of Aberdeen.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Jack McConnell*

S3M-5432 Patricia Ferguson: John Paul Academy, One Of the Most Improved Schools in Scotland—That the Parliament congratulates John Paul Academy in Summerston, Glasgow, on being recognised as one of the most improved schools in Scotland over the last year; notes that this year the proportion of pupils passing three or more Highers in S5 rose from 5% to 7%, while the percentage of S4 pupils achieving five or more Standard Grades went up from 11% to 17%; further notes that, over the last 15 months, exclusions have reduced by 98%; congratulates the new head teacher, Vincent Docherty, and all the staff and pupils of the school for their achievements, and wishes them well for their continued improvement and future success.

Supported by: Bill Butler, Cathy Jamieson, Mary Mulligan, Karen Whitefield, George Foulkes, Hugh Henry, Paul Martin, Elaine Smith, Jackie Baillie, Mr Frank McAveety, Des McNulty, James Kelly, Trish Godman*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-5431 Irene Oldfather: The 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion—That the Parliament notes that the European Union has declared that 2010 is the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion; recognises that almost 80 million European citizens live at risk of poverty; welcomes a commitment by the European Union to raise public awareness about these issues and to renew the political commitment of member states to combat poverty and social exclusion, and therefore encourages the Scottish Government to work alongside the UK Government to make 2010 a year when stereotypes and collective perceptions of poverty are challenged and ensure that everyone can play a full and active role in society.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Cathy Jamieson, Marlyn Glen*, Dave Thompson*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Bob Doris*, Gil Paterson*, Trish Godman*, Paul Martin*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Bill Butler*, Patricia Ferguson*, Des McNulty*, Robin Harper*, Jackie Baillie*, James Kelly*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-5430 Irene Oldfather: Can Gerry Robinson Fix Dementia Care Homes—That the Parliament commends the BBC-produced documentary series, Can Gerry Robinson Fix Dementia Care Homes?, for highlighting the poor living conditions that frail elderly people can face in the care home sector; recognises that, while the documentary is based in England, the problems experienced match up with those in Scotland as highlighted in the recent joint report by the Care Commission and Mental Welfare Commission, Remember, I’m Still Me; notes that the programme found examples of senior staff members with no training in dementia care and residents being kept inside during very good weather without access to the outside and garden and with no regular provision of mental or physical stimulation; further notes the concern expressed in the programme about residents’ bruising; believes that this programme demonstrates the need for a not-for-profit care home model to be piloted and that there is a need for improved staff training for all, with the possible introduction of a national qualification in dementia care, and therefore calls on the Scottish Government to ensure that the forthcoming national dementia strategy recognises the fundamental problems facing frail elderly residents with dementia in care homes, brings forward policies to address these issues and enables significant culture change in the sector.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Cathy Jamieson, Marlyn Glen*, Dave Thompson*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Trish Godman*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Robin Harper*, James Kelly*, Jackie Baillie*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-5429 John Swinney: Public Service Reform (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Public Service Reform (Scotland) Bill.

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop

S3M-5428 Bruce Crawford: Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Bill.

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop

S3M-5427 Sarah Boyack: NFU Scotland, Festive Fare Campaign—That the Parliament congratulates NFU Scotland on its festive food campaign, which highlights the contribution that Scotland’s farmers will make to Scotland’s food and drinks industry this Christmas; notes that the campaign features farmers striving to produce the best in a variety of foods, including meat, cereals, fruit, vegetables and dairy; further notes the fantastic variety of Scottish produce available, and encourages the public to keep up support of Scotland’s farmers by making sure that their Christmas fare is Scottish this year.

Supported by: Dr Richard Simpson, Pauline McNeill, Jim Hume, Jamie Hepburn, Mary Mulligan, Ken Macintosh, Nanette Milne, Elaine Murray, Liam McArthur, Jackie Baillie, Bill Kidd, James Kelly, Aileen Campbell, Marilyn Livingstone, John Scott, Trish Godman*, Dave Thompson*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-5426# Liam McArthur: Car Parking Charges at HIAL Airports—That the Parliament notes the welcome, if belated, decision by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) to postpone the introduction of car parking charges at Kirkwall Airport; regrets that this decision was taken only after the board of HIAL initially rejected the unanimous recommendation of the statutory Kirkwall Airport Consultative Committee to put the introduction of the charges on hold until a proper consultation was undertaken; further notes that HIAL is considering imposing similar charges at its airports at Sumburgh and Stornoway; is concerned that the introduction of car parking charges at these island airports will add still further to the high cost for island residents of using their lifeline internal and external air services and of island life in general; expects the consultation to be thorough and to enable the detail of HIAL’s proposals, as well as the principle of charging, to be robustly challenged, and considers that the delay offers the opportunity for all Orcadians to make their views known and for islanders from Shetland and the Western Isles to add their voices to the campaign against the Kirkwall charges in order to avoid a precedent being set at Kirkwall, which HIAL could use to impose charges at Sumburgh and Stornoway.

Supported by: Tavish Scott, Alasdair Allan, Hugh O’Donnell, Mike Pringle, Bill Kidd

S3M-5425 Jamie Hepburn: Tony Blair Finally Reveals the Truth on Iraq—That the Parliament recalls that the House of Commons voted in favour of the United Kingdom participating in the United States-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 based on the premise that the Iraqi Government possessed weapons of mass destruction despite it being the case that UN weapons inspectors in Iraq had found no such weapons in the period before the invasion, that many people at the time considered it unlikely that any such weapons existed and that no such weapons have been found since the invasion; further recalls that this invasion took place in the face of significant domestic and international opposition to war; considers that the war in Iraq has led to the deaths of hundreds of coalition combatants and tens of thousands of civilians as well as unleashing previously unknown sectarian and political terrorism in Iraq; further considers that the recent revelation by Tony Blair that he would have supported military intervention in Iraq regardless of whether or not the Iraqi regime possessed weapons of mass destruction is telling in the extreme and suggests that those arguments that the regime did possess such weapons were no more than a charade used to justify an already-decided-on invasion that was more to do with Western political and economic interests than it ever was about removing any tangible threat posed to the UK or US by Iraq; believes that the actions of George Bush’s "coalition of the willing" in Iraq have served only to destabilise the world; notes the body of legal opinion that suggests that the invasion was illegal, and believes that this opinion should be put to the test by having those leaders who authorised the invasion tried before internationally recognised courts for their alleged criminality.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan, Joe FitzPatrick, Stuart McMillan, Bill Wilson, Gil Paterson, Sandra White, Christina McKelvie, Bill Kidd, Dave Thompson*, Michael Matheson*

S3M-5424 Michael McMahon: Save Our Steelworks—That the Parliament notes with concern the decision by Corus, a company owned by Tata Steel, to mothball the Teesside Cast Products factory; supports the efforts of Community, the union, to reverse this premature decision; believes that this decision could have an impact on steel production in Scotland; recognises that the Scottish and British steel industry still has the ability to deliver world-class products; values a future for a steel industry in the United Kingdom, and believes that if public works and the Forth crossing in Scotland are to create local jobs then there must be a future for both Scottish and British steel.

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Cathy Jamieson, Sarah Boyack, Hugh Henry, George Foulkes, John Wilson, Cathie Craigie, Ken Macintosh, Kenneth Gibson, Nigel Don, Mr Frank McAveety, David Whitton, Jackie Baillie, Margaret Curran, James Kelly, Patricia Ferguson, Des McNulty, Elaine Murray, Bill Butler, Marilyn Livingstone, Karen Gillon, Malcolm Chisholm, Pauline McNeill*, Marlyn Glen*, Trish Godman*, Mary Mulligan*, John Park*, Elaine Smith*, Jack McConnell*, Lewis Macdonald*

S3M-5419# David Whitton: Scotland’s Investment Management Industry—That the Parliament recognises the heritage, international standing and continuing success of Scotland’s investment management industry; is concerned by the serious risk that the industry’s capacity to serve its customers by providing a choice of investment opportunities to meet their needs will be impaired by the proposed Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, currently before the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers, and hopes that the directive will be amended so that it is proportionate, practicable and sufficiently flexible and can support the continued provision by companies in Scotland, and in particular areas such as Strathkelvin and Bearsden, of a range of investment vehicles, including investment trusts.

Supported by: Andy Kerr, Mr Frank McAveety, Mary Mulligan, Jackie Baillie, James Kelly, Marilyn Livingstone, Trish Godman*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-5418 Murdo Fraser: Black Watch Parades—That the Parliament gives its thanks and gratitude to the soldiers of the Black Watch, 3rd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, for their bravery, commitment and dignity during their recent tour in Afghanistan; recognises that thousands of people lined the streets in the Black Watch Homecoming Parades in Aberfeldy, Dundee, Dunfermline, Forfar, Inverness, Kirkcaldy and Perth, underlining the strong support and appreciation that people have for the Black Watch, and believes that the Black Watch is one of the best fighting units in the world today.

Supported by: Jack McConnell*

S3M-5417 Lewis Macdonald: Opening of Vattenfall’s Scottish Office, Boost to Renewable Sector—That the Parliament congratulates Vattenfall, one of Europe’s leading energy companies, on the opening of its new office in Edinburgh; welcomes the company’s commitment to Scotland and its development of a range of renewable technologies across the country; considers that a permanent base in Scotland will contribute to further development of renewable energy in Scotland, and further welcomes the company’s strong commitment to promoting low-carbon energy production and helping meet both climate change and renewable energy targets in the years ahead.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Sarah Boyack, Robin Harper, Ken Macintosh, David Whitton, Gil Paterson, Hugh Henry, John Park, Mary Mulligan, Helen Eadie, Shirley-Anne Somerville, Jackie Baillie, James Kelly, Liam McArthur, Bill Kidd, Marlyn Glen, Trish Godman*

S3M-5416 Maureen Watt: Aberdeen ADP Alcohol Strategy—That the Parliament welcomes the launch of Aberdeen City Alcohol and Drugs Partnership’s new 10-year strategy for tackling the problems caused by alcohol; acknowledges the key role that reducing consumption will play in this strategy, and agrees with health professionals, police services and the licensed trade that a minimum price per unit is a necessary tool for this aim to be realised.

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick, Stewart Maxwell, Anne McLaughlin, Nigel Don, Ian McKee, Alasdair Allan, Brian Adam, Bill Kidd, Christina McKelvie, Stuart McMillan, Gil Paterson

S3M-5414 Alasdair Allan: Salar Smoked Salmon Launched in Tesco Stores—That the Parliament notes that 13 December 2009 saw the award-winning Salar smoked salmon from South Uist being launched in Tesco stores across Scotland; recognises that Scottish salmon is a high quality product that is renowned worldwide; believes that recognition from major retailers such as Tesco is delivering a boost to the Western Isles economy and helping the Salar smokehouse build on its recent success and recognition, and looks forward to further successes for Salar smoked salmon in the future.

Supported by: Bill Kidd, Rob Gibson, Jamie McGrigor, Stuart McMillan, Bob Doris, Ken Macintosh, Sandra White, Gil Paterson

S3M-5413 John Park: 40th Anniversary of the SJIB—That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish Joint Industry Board for the Electrical Contracting Industry (SJIB) on celebrating its 40th anniversary; notes that the SJIB, founded in 1969, is a partnership between SELECT, formerly the Electrical Contractors’ Association of Scotland, and Unite the Union; welcomes the SJIB’s work on governance and the maintenance of the National Working Rules, the registration and licensing of apprentices and adult trainees, the grading and registration of employees, the resolution of disputes and the provision of welfare benefits; further welcomes the aim of the SJIB to improve industrial relations in the electrical contracting industry, and looks forward to the continued success of the SJIB in the future.

Supported by: David Whitton, Jackie Baillie, Marlyn Glen, Ken Macintosh, Dr Richard Simpson, Gil Paterson, James Kelly, Bill Kidd, Mary Mulligan, Cathie Craigie, Karen Whitefield, Hugh Henry, Marilyn Livingstone, Trish Godman*, Lewis Macdonald*

S3M-5412 Cathie Craigie: Commending Whitelees Primary School—That the Parliament congratulates and commends Whitelees Primary in Abronhill, Cumbernauld, Scotland’s number one eco-friendly primary school, on the launch of its climate change song; recognises that more educational facilities should be highlighting the problems posed by global warming to their pupils and the surrounding community, and thanks the children and staff of Whitelees for their continual commitment to protecting the environment.

Supported by: Mary Mulligan, James Kelly, Robin Harper, Mr Frank McAveety, Jackie Baillie, Elaine Smith, Hugh O’Donnell, Ken Macintosh, John Park, Des McNulty, Bill Kidd, Christina McKelvie, Karen Whitefield, Hugh Henry, Cathy Peattie, Marilyn Livingstone, Trish Godman*

S3M-5410 Ian McKee: European Citizens’ Initiative—That the Parliament notes with interest the European Commission’s consultation on the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI); recalls that the Lisbon treaty introduces the right of the citizens’ initiative, allowing for one million citizens who are nationals of a significant number of member states to call on the Commission to bring forward any legislative proposal that is within the framework of its powers; further notes that, before the ECI can be exercised, some rules and procedures need to be established, hence the need for the current consultation; believes that the ECI introduces a crucial element of democracy and legitimacy in the EU decision-making process; observes that the initiative gives way for direct democracy at the European level, allowing European citizens to influence the direction of European policy, and encourages Scottish citizens, organisations and public authorities to take part in the consultation process and exercise their right once the initiative has fully entered into force.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Hugh O’Donnell, Sandra White, Gil Paterson, Michael Matheson*

S3M-5391.1# Stuart McMillan: Scotland’s Role in National Research into Asbestos-related Diseases—As an amendment to motion (S3M-5391) in the name of John Park, leave out from "; notes" to first "Scotland" and insert "and would welcome a new treatment centre in Scotland; notes with deep concern that, according to the Health and Safety Executive, exposure to asbestos is the biggest single cause of work-related deaths and that the number of people dying of an asbestos-related disease is rising and is yet to peak; further notes that NHS Fife has reported that 239 people from Fife have been diagnosed with asbestos-related illnesses in the last five years; is reminded that asbestos-related disease is by no means a problem of the past; recognises the important work of support organisations across Scotland and the action taken by the Scottish Parliament in passing the Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions) (Scotland) Act 2009,".

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Gil Paterson, Bill Kidd, Bill Wilson, Christina McKelvie, Joe FitzPatrick, Ian McKee, Sandra White

S3M-5389.1# Jim Tolson: Save Our Car Park Campaign, Kirkcaldy—As an amendment to motion (S3M-5389) in the name of Marilyn Livingstone, leave out from "supports" to end and insert "welcomes the proposal by Fife Council to build an improved sport and leisure complex in central Kirkcaldy with facilities including a main swimming pool with a movable floor, a smaller pool, a four-badminton-court sized main sports hall, a fitness suite and an aerobics suite; considers that the decision to proceed with this project to create a 21st century facility was agreed after extensive public consultation and with the support of residents and retailers, and acknowledges that this project is one of three major leisure facilities being either rebuilt or replaced by Fife Council in Dunfermline, Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy."

Supported by: Jim Hume*

Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support

S3M-5409 Drinking Is Not a Crime But Rape Is (lodged on 11 December 2009) Trish Godman*, Dave Thompson*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-5394 Rail Fares for Companions of Deafblind People (lodged on 10 December 2009) Trish Godman*

S3M-5389# Save Our Car Park Campaign, Kirkcaldy (lodged on 9 December 2009) Trish Godman*, David Whitton*, Helen Eadie*, John Park*, Irene Oldfather*

S3M-5385 Orkney Success in Scottish Green Energy Awards (lodged on 9 December 2009) Peter Peacock*

S3M-5370 Top of the Lollipops (lodged on 8 December 2009) Maureen Watt*

S3M-5362 Toward a Royal Bank of Sustainability (lodged on 4 December 2009) Aileen Campbell*

S3M-5143 Hate and Discrimination Have No Place in Scottish Society (lodged on 5 November 2009) Robert Brown*, Sandra White*

S3M-4995 The Tobin Tax (lodged on 7 October 2009) Maureen Watt*

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