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Section F – Motions and Amendments

Motions and amendments are normally printed the day after they are lodged. If an amendment is lodged to a motion then the original motion will appear alongside the amendment, along with any support lodged that day, in this section.

Each Monday, this section also contains all motions and amendments lodged the previous week that are still live and any motions and amendments that have been lodged for debate in the coming week. A motion or amendment is live if it has not been debated, withdrawn or otherwise deleted from the list.

Where a motion or amendment has been withdrawn, it is indicated in this section the day after it has been withdrawn. Support for motions and amendments received after they are lodged is shown at the end of this section the day after such support is received.

Motions and amendments can be published with various symbols:

  • Asterisks before the motion or amendment number indicate a motion or amendment published for the first time;
  • Asterisks also identify alterations to the text of a motion or amendment made since it was first published;
  • A hash symbol identifies motions eligible for debate at Members’ Business;
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The Parliamentary Bureau periodically deletes motions or amendments not scheduled for debate and which are over six weeks old.

A full list of current motions is available on the Scottish Parliament web site at 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.

Any questions in relation to this section should be directed to the Chamber Desk, for which contact details are provided at the end of the Bulletin.

New and altered motions and amendments

*S3M-7241 Bill Kidd: Nuclear Submarine Runs Aground off Skye—That the Parliament notes with serious concern reports that the Royal Navy HMS Astute submarine ran aground close to the Skye Bridge; further notes that this comes as the latest in a catalogue of like incidents involving nuclear submarines off the west coast of Scotland in previous years; believes that, while no nuclear reactor leak or any other environmental concerns have as yet been reported, the potentiality of such a calamity remains of grave concern; considers that inquiries into previous incidents of a similar nature have highlighted the insufficient application of the safety regime for nuclear submarines, and calls on the Ministry of Defence to instigate an immediate inquiry into this incident.

*S3M-7240 Linda Fabiani: Scotland’s Engagement with Malawi—That the Parliament notes the fifth anniversary of the signing of the historic co-operation agreement between Scotland and Malawi and the growing strength of this relationship; notes the role of the Scottish Government in facilitating the development of a wide range of initiatives that are directly contributing to Malawi’s development; recognises the importance of continuing investment and targeting support to the most vulnerable, particularly in these challenging economic circumstances; acknowledges the importance of initiatives being led by the needs identified in Malawi, by people in Malawi and for activities to be delivered in partnership with a clear focus on impact; recognises the contribution of the development sector in Scotland to working with colleagues in Malawi, and commends the work of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and members of the Scottish Parliament for their work with the Malawi National Assembly and the many individuals and organisations who have worked hard to strengthen links and who have given their time and support so generously.

*S3M-7239 Christine Grahame: Fireworks and Furry Fings—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals campaign to change the law on the use of fireworks; notes that the law currently allows people to use fireworks on any day of the week between the hours of 7 am and 11 pm with no regard to the impact on domestic and wild animals; believes that the use of fireworks should be restricted to festivals and special events such as 5 November, New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year and the Hindu festival of Diwali; considers that this proposed change would ensure that pet owners could plan to keep pets indoors, and hopes that the general public will ensure that fireworks are used carefully and responsibly, recognising the obvious dangers they can pose to both people and animals.

*S3M-7238 Helen Eadie: Lucky 2B Here—That the Parliament congratulates the work of Skye-based charity Lucky 2B Here, which works to provide medical equipment and emergency life-saving training; welcomes the enormous success that Lucky 2B Here has demonstrated in realising its three key aims of community empowerment, cooperation and education; applauds the hard work of local man Ross Cowie, who himself suffered multiple cardiac arrests and whose life was saved by an ambulance passing the Shinty Club where he arrested, who founded the charity after being told that he was indeed "lucky to be here" and whose subsequent fundraising for a defibrillator for the club exceeded his expectations and left him with enough money for two defibrillators, thereby beginning the work of Lucky 2B Here; supports the work of Lucky 2B Here in empowering local communities with the provision of heartstart training, installation of defibrillators and pressing for communities to fundraise through activity-based challenges to contribute towards the cost of the equipment, to raise local awareness of the training opportunities and to ensure their commitment; congratulates Lucky 2B Here on its work with local services to greatly improve the availability of trained first aiders and equipment in an emergency; welcomes the support that the charity has secured from Northern Constabulary in ensuring that all police response vehicles on Skye now carry defibrillators and all officers are offered training; notes the work with Portree High School to run heartstart training for the pupils and empower them with the knowledge and skills to save lives; believes that the Lucky 2B Here model of community empowerment, cooperation and education is simple yet effective and backs its long-term aim to see a future where every member of every community in Scotland is empowered to save a life, and wishes it every success in realising the Lucky 2B Here aim as it works with two national charities, Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland and British Heart Foundation Scotland, to share the model across Scotland.

*S3M-7237 Jackie Baillie: "Tree"mendous Effort from Conservation Trust—That the Parliament congratulates the members of Helensburgh Tree Conservation Trust on what it considers their commendable work in improving the streetscape of Helensburgh; understands that, since 2002, members of the trust have planted 800 trees across the town; further understands that the members have so far spent £40,000 buying and planting trees and that the trust requires another £10,000 to reach its target of planting a thousand trees; commends the dedication shown by all members of the trust, and looks forward to what it hopes will be the ever improving landscape of Helensburgh.

*#S3M-7236 Bill Kidd: Citizens Advice Scotland and Employment and Support Allowance Constituency Profiles—That the Parliament welcomes the constituency profiles prepared by Citizens Advice Scotland on the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA); notes that last year Citizens Advice Bureaux in Scotland dealt with over 180,000 new benefit issues, over 15,000 of which were regarding ESA; further notes that in this period bureaux in Glasgow dealt with 1,221 new issues regarding ESA; further notes the finding that over 200,000 Incapacity Benefit claimants in Scotland will undergo medical assessments for ESA in the next four years, including 9,170 in Glasgow, and almost a quarter will be found fit for work; agrees with the conclusion that the current medical assessment process for ESA is unfit for purpose and has incorrectly found sick and disabled people fit for work; notes that evidence from bureaux across Scotland has found that 70% of clients who have appealed against their ESA decision and were represented by a bureau adviser have had their appeal upheld; considers that the Scottish CAB service’s use of client evidence means that it speaks with authority on relevant and pressing issues that directly affect people living in Scotland, and would welcome changes to ESA in order that benefit claimants in Glasgow and in Scotland who are unable to work are correctly assessed for the support and assistance that they need.

Supported by: Sandra White*, Rob Gibson*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Aileen Campbell*, John Wilson*

*S3M-7235♦ Willie Coffey: Addressing Young Offenders’ Communication Support Needs—That the Parliament acknowledges the evidence presented by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and supported by the Prison Reform Trust in respect of the high levels of communication support needs (CSN) among young offenders; recognises the impact of CSN on levels of offending behaviour and recidivism among young people and considers that unaddressed CSN create barriers to crime diversion and prevention initiatives, education, employment and rehabilitation; further recognises the impact effective communication support services, including speech and language therapy (SLT), can have on helping prevent young people from getting involved in offending behaviour and in managing and supporting their rehabilitation; is concerned that there is not a comprehensive communication support service throughout the Scottish justice system, with SLT consistently available only at Polmont Young Offenders Institute and Cornton Vale while offenders in other establishments receive SLT only by local arrangement despite evidence, for example, that at least 66% of young offenders have significant CSN, and believes that there is a strong case for a pilot CSN service for criminal justice services in a defined area of Scotland, such as the South West Scotland Criminal Justice Authority area, which covers the Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency, given that young offenders from Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway form the second largest geographical group in Polmont Young Offenders Institute, in order to determine the most effective and economic communication support service model for Scotland’s justice system, including an evaluation of the impact of the pilot on crime diversion and prevention, passage through the courts, engagement in rehabilitation and outcomes in terms of recidivism.

*S3M-7234 Robert Brown: Celebrating 150 Issues of the Local News in Glasgow—That the Parliament congratulates the Local News Glasgow on its 150th edition; notes that it began serving Glasgow communities in 1997 as the Local News for Southsiders, expanded into theWestEnd in 2007 and covered the whole ofGlasgow in 2009; notes that the paper is a monthly freesheetand fully reliant on advertising for its income;applauds the newspaper’s local community focus; agrees that local newspapers such as the Local News Glasgoware vital for accountability and transparency in ourdemocracy, and wishes the team at the Local News Glasgow every success for the next 150 editions.

*S3M-7233 Kenneth Gibson: Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane—That the Parliament commends the lifetime achievements of Major-General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane who was commemorated at a special church service in his home town of Largs on 16 October 2010; applauds the exceptional life of this distinguished Scot, born in Largs in 1773; acknowledges the bravery and leadership shown during his distinguished Army career, which saw him commanded by the Duke of Wellington and serve in theatres of conflict around the globe, eventually rising to the rank of Major General; recognises the massive impact that Sir Thomas Brisbane had upon the then colony of New South Wales, where he served as Governor from 1821 to 1825; considers that, while governor, he tackled the many problems of a rapidly growing and expanding colony, worked to improve the land grants system, reform the currency and set up the first agricultural training college in New South Wales; notes that Brisbane also lent his name to the one-time prison convict settlement, which is now capital of the Australian state of Queensland; further recognises Sir Thomas Brisbane’s devotion to the science of astronomy and his discoveries that greatly contributed to the advances in navigation that took place over the following 100 years; considers that Sir Thomas Brisbane personified the Scottish traditions of bravery, discovery, education and equality, and has the highest regard for his extraordinary life and achievements.

*S3M-7232 Bill Butler: Show Racism the Red Card Fortnight of Action 2010—That the Parliament notes that 15 until 31 October 2010 marks Show Racism the Red Card’s 7th annual Fortnight of Action, which will feature 30 anti-racist community events across Scotland and includes Islamophobia workshops at Knightswood Secondary School in Glasgow; welcomes the support of Scotland’s football clubs for the campaign with activity at Scottish Football League, Scottish Women’s Premier League, Scottish Women’s Football League and Scottish Cup second round matches on 23 and 24 October and at Scottish Premier League matches on the weekend of 30 and 31 October; believes that Scottish football, both at club and international level, has benefited hugely from the participation of players born outside of Scotland; abhors the treatment of players who have been racially abused at grounds across Scotland, and unequivocally affirms that racism has no place in Scottish society.

Supported by: Marlyn Glen*, Claire Baker*, Liam McArthur*, Richard Baker*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Mary Mulligan*, Bob Doris*, Rob Gibson*, Cathy Jamieson*, Rhona Brankin*, Joe FitzPatrick*, James Kelly*, John Park*, Bill Kidd*, Trish Godman*, Jamie McGrigor*, Dr Richard Simpson*, David Whitton*, Jackie Baillie*, George Foulkes*, Karen Gillon*, Nanette Milne*, Des McNulty*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Elaine Murray*

*S3M-7231♦ Sandra White: Scrapping of the Security Industry Authority—That the Parliament commends the excellent progress made by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) in tackling serious and organised crime in the security industry and notes the strong support for its continuation among senior law enforcement officers; further notes the comments of Scotland’s most senior police officer, Strathclyde Chief Constable Steve House, that "Scotland needs an SIA or equivalent body", and hopes that the SIA or an equivalent Scottish body can be retained in Scotland.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Stewart Maxwell*, Bob Doris*

*S3M-7230 Jackie Baillie: Garelochhead Safety Event—That the Parliament welcomes the Garelochhead Seniors Safety Event that is taking place on Tuesday 19 October 2010; understands that the event, organized by Alzheimer Scotland and Strathclyde Police, will involve Fire and Rescue Service, the Home Safety Unit, the Dementia Resource Centre, Argyll Voluntary Action, the Princess Royal Trust for Carers and various other agencies and will provide advice, assistance and information to senior citizens, and congratulates those involved for their contribution to the local community of Garelochhead.

Supported by: James Kelly*, Jamie McGrigor*, Bill Kidd*, Kenneth Gibson*, Mary Mulligan*

*S3M-7229 Jackie Baillie: 10th Anniversary for Helensburgh and Lomond Carers Project—That the Parliament congratulates the Princess Royal Trust Helensburgh and Lomond Carers Project on reaching its 10th anniversary in October 2010; understands that the project aims to provide carers with support and guidance on all of the options that are available to them; notes that the Helensburgh and Lomond Carers project is part of a network of 144 independently-managed carers’ centres that deliver round the clock support to over 400,000 carers and approximately 25,000 young carers; understands that it is estimated that the number of carers in the United Kingdom will increase by 3.4 million in the next 30 years; believes that this will result in an even greater need for carers’ centres, and hopes that the Helensburgh and Lomond Carers Project will continue to offer valuable support and assistance to carers in the area.

Supported by: James Kelly*, Pauline McNeill*, Nanette Milne*, Jamie McGrigor*, Bill Kidd*, Kenneth Gibson*, Des McNulty*, Mary Mulligan*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Ken Macintosh*

*S3M-7228 Elaine Smith: Fighting All the Way for Equal Pay—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of How fair is Britain? Equality, Human Rights and Good Relations in 2010, The First Triennial Review by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC); notes the report finds that, 40 years after the passing of the Equal Pay Act 1970, women in the UK still earn significantly less than men; is concerned by the report’s conclusion that progress in closing the gender pay gap in the UK has ground to a halt; welcomes the EHRC’s goal of closing the gender pay gap faster and further, and commends Close the Gap, in conjunction with the STUC, for supporting what it considers to be the Mikron theatre company’s excellent production, Striking The Balance…fighting all the way for equal pay, which was performed recently in Glasgow and Edinburgh to celebrate 40 years of the Equal Pay Act and which chronicles the continuing struggle to close the gap since the act was passed.

Supported by: Malcolm Chisholm*, Bill Kidd*, Karen Whitefield*, Rhona Brankin*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Bill Butler*, Pauline McNeill*, Jackie Baillie*, Dr Richard Simpson*, George Foulkes*, Marlyn Glen*, Cathy Jamieson*, Ken Macintosh*

*S3M-7227 Elaine Smith: There Is a Better Way—That the Parliament commends the STUC on the launch of its There is a Better Way campaign; believes that deep, savage and immediate cuts are neither unavoidable nor inevitable and that they would actually threaten economic recovery; further believes that a sensible and sustainable response to the current economic crisis is to promote growth and ensure fairness through creating jobs and protecting services, through fair taxation and a living wage, and encourages MSPs from across the chamber to join with others who care for the wellbeing of Scotland and support the STUC campaign.

Supported by: Bill Butler*, Bill Wilson*, Jackie Baillie*, Patrick Harvie*, Pauline McNeill*, John Park*, Patricia Ferguson*, Marlyn Glen*, George Foulkes*, Rhona Brankin*, Bill Kidd*, Cathy Jamieson*, Mary Mulligan*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Ken Macintosh*

*S3M-7226 Malcolm Chisholm: Face Equality for Children—That the Parliament congratulates the charity Changing Faces on its Face Equality for Children campaign; recognises that approximately 7,500 children in Scotland have a significant facial disfigurement and believes that negative assumptions about this often result in prejudice and discrimination that might lead to low academic achievement, reduced employability and a poor quality of life; supports the campaign’s objective of challenging those negative assumptions and in mobilising education, health and other public services to achieve that objective, and looks forward to the time when all such children are treated fairly and equally and able to realise their full potential.

Supported by: Pauline McNeill*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Patricia Ferguson*, Marlyn Glen*, Bill Kidd*, Karen Whitefield*, Mary Mulligan*, Elaine Murray*, Bill Wilson*, Bill Butler*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Trish Godman*, Jackie Baillie*, Elaine Smith*, Rhona Brankin*, Christine Grahame*, Ken Macintosh*

*S3M-7225♦ Karen Gillon: WRVS Clydesdale Community Transport and Good Neighbours Project—That the Parliament commends the WRVS Clydesdale Community Transport and Good Neighbours Project for being, what it considers, a great example of how community volunteers and voluntary organisations can support older people and others; believes that there is value, in social and financial terms and in effectiveness, of preventative services, such as those operated by the volunteers and paid staff of WRVS and others in Clydesdale; further believes that these services help people to live independently, healthily and happily in their own communities and that they can prevent or delay the need to access costly acute health and social care services, thus preventing unnecessary costs accruing to the public purse; is of the view that, as Scotland faces what is considered to be unprecedented financial circumstances, these services, if properly resourced, can form an integral part of the health and care system in Scotland, and understands the importance of partnership working between the Scottish Government, NHSScotland, local authorities and the voluntary sector to achieve this.

Supported by: James Kelly*, Jackie Baillie*, Michael McMahon*, Mary Mulligan*, Ken Macintosh*

*S3M-7224 Elaine Smith: Women’s National Commission—That the Parliament is concerned by the UK Government’s plans to close the Women’s National Commission (WNC); believes that the WNC is an important and cost-effective mechanism to give women a direct voice to government; believes that this is yet another blow for women across the United Kingdom at a time when the comprehensive spending review is likely to hit women and families disproportionately; understands the importance of continuing to combat the numerous inequalities that women suffer economically, socially and politically, and would welcome a reconsideration of the UK Government’s position on closing the WNC.

Supported by: Jackie Baillie*, Bill Kidd*, Patricia Ferguson*, Marlyn Glen*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Bill Butler*, Patrick Harvie*, Rhona Brankin*, Pauline McNeill*

S3M-7212 Gil Paterson on behalf of the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee: Report on Draft Revised Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies in Scotland—That the Parliament agrees that the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee’s 6th Report, 2010 (Session 3): Draft Revised Code of Practice for Ministerial Appointments to Public Bodies in Scotland (SP Paper 491), together with the Official Report of the Parliament’s debate on the report, should form the Parliament’s response to the consultation by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland.

S3M-7199# Margaret Curran: Closure of Lightburn Hospital—That the Parliament notes with concern the proposed closure of Lightburn Hospital in the east end of Glasgow and the relocation of services to both the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Stobhill Hospital; considers that this proposal will cause difficulties for many people in the wider east end of Glasgow who rely on this local healthcare facility, resulting in lengthy journeys by often unsuitable public transport; believes that local rehabilitation healthcare facilities are important in ensuring a more effective recovery, *and* considers this a reversal of the Scottish Government’s policy presumption against centralisation.

Supported by: Pauline McNeill, Patricia Ferguson, James Kelly, Michael McMahon, John Park, Jackie Baillie, Mr Frank McAveety, Marilyn Livingstone*, Mary Mulligan*, Paul Martin*, Trish Godman*, Elaine Smith*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7190 Christine Grahame on behalf of the Health and Sport Committee: Out-of-hours Healthcare Provision in Rural Areas—That the Parliament notes the conclusions and recommendations contained in the Health and Sport Committee’s 4th Report, 2010 (Session 3): Report on out-of-hours healthcare provision in rural areas (SP Paper 421).

S3M-7072# Bill Kidd: Scotland’s Nuclear Weapons-free Zones—That the Parliament believes that New Zealand has set a good example with the establishment of a succession of nuclear weapons-free zones; would welcome the establishment of such zones in Scotland in homes, classrooms, places of work, communities, local authorities and in the environs of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, with the aim to register Scotland as a single-state nuclear weapons-free zone with the United Nations, and would further welcome the development of a protocol for Scotland requesting that the nuclear weapons states honour such a zone by not deploying nuclear weapons on Scottish territory and by guaranteeing not to threaten or use nuclear weapons against Scotland.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan, Elaine Smith, Michael Matheson, Aileen Campbell, Joe FitzPatrick, Sandra White, Gil Paterson, Rob Gibson, Christina McKelvie, Christopher Harvie, Angela Constance, Robin Harper, Anne McLaughlin, Dave Thompson, Jamie Hepburn, Linda Fabiani

S3M-6895# Jim Hume: Improved Mobile Phone Coverage in Rural Areas—That the Parliament understands the importance of adequate mobile phone coverage in rural areas; further understands the benefits to community safety and the local economy that such coverage would provide; would welcome the provision of reliable network coverage in rural, remote and isolated communities, and congratulates Ettrick and Yarrow Community Council for taking the lead on highlighting this matter.

Supported by: John Lamont, Hugh O’Donnell, Mike Pringle, Jim Tolson, Liam McArthur, Robin Harper, Rhoda Grant

Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support

S3M-7222 Equal Marriage, Equal Partnership (lodged on 15 October 2010) Bill Wilson*, Linda Fabiani*, George Foulkes*, Mike Pringle*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*

S3M-7221 2010 Commonwealth Games (lodged on 15 October 2010) John Park*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Elaine Murray*, Dr Richard Simpson*, Trish Godman*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Stewart Maxwell*, Elaine Smith*, Jackie Baillie*, Cathy Jamieson*, Charlie Gordon*, Rhona Brankin*, Mike Pringle*, Linda Fabiani*, Mary Mulligan*, Bill Kidd*, Bill Aitken*, Des McNulty*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-7220 Security Industry Authority (lodged on 15 October 2010) Bill Butler*, Kenneth Gibson*, Dr Richard Simpson*, George Foulkes*, James Kelly*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Pauline McNeill*, Rhona Brankin*, Jackie Baillie*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Marlyn Glen*, Mary Mulligan*, Margaret Curran*, Trish Godman*, Ken Macintosh*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7219 Launch of Abused Men in Scotland Charity (lodged on 15 October 2010) Brian Adam*, Christine Grahame*, Bill Kidd*, Hugh O’Donnell*

S3M-7218 World Osteoporosis Day 2010 (lodged on 14 October 2010) Linda Fabiani*, Rhona Brankin*, Kenneth Gibson*, Marlyn Glen*, Patricia Ferguson*, Stewart Maxwell*, Mary Mulligan*, Mary Scanlon*, Karen Whitefield*, George Foulkes*, Helen Eadie*, Bill Butler*, Ross Finnie*, Trish Godman*, Jackie Baillie*, Elaine Smith*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Ken Macintosh*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7217 Chile Miners’ Rescue (lodged on 14 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Brian Adam*, Linda Fabiani*, Jim Hume*, Ken Macintosh*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7216 West Sound Community Awards (lodged on 14 October 2010) Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7215 Proposal to Abolish Consumer Focus (lodged on 14 October 2010) Marlyn Glen*

S3M-7214 Congratulations to Kilmarnock Weightlifting Club (lodged on 14 October 2010) Linda Fabiani*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7213 Rescue of Chilean Miners (lodged on 14 October 2010) Linda Fabiani*

S3M-7211 Healthy Competition at last between Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports (lodged on 13 October 2010) Linda Fabiani*

S3M-7210 Welfare Spending Cuts (lodged on 13 October 2010) Elaine Smith*

S3M-7209 UK Anti-Slavery Day and European Anti-Trafficking Day (lodged on 13 October 2010) Malcolm Chisholm*, Elaine Smith*, Linda Fabiani*, Bill Kidd*, Trish Godman*, Hugh O’Donnell*

S3M-7207 Kirkintilloch Walkers are Welcome (lodged on 13 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Elaine Smith*, Mary Mulligan*

S3M-7206 40th Anniversary of St John’s Centre, Hamilton (lodged on 13 October 2010) Elaine Smith*, Bill Aitken*, Michael McMahon*, Linda Fabiani*, Bill Kidd*

S3M-7205 Media Diversity and Democracy (lodged on 12 October 2010) Elaine Smith*

S3M-7203 Awards for All Success (lodged on 12 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Elaine Smith*, Linda Fabiani*, Mary Mulligan*, Hugh O’Donnell*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7202 Death of Eileen Crofton (lodged on 12 October 2010) Patricia Ferguson*, Andy Kerr*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Ms Wendy Alexander*, Pauline McNeill*, Kenneth Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Claire Baker*, George Foulkes*, Mary Mulligan*, Stewart Maxwell*, Bill Wilson*, Rhona Brankin*, Trish Godman*, Jackie Baillie*, Christine Grahame*, Jim Hume*, Des McNulty*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7201 Congratulations to St Edward’s Parish Church (lodged on 12 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Linda Fabiani*, Mary Mulligan*, Pauline McNeill*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7200 Reinstatement of Christie Ward (lodged on 12 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Mary Mulligan*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7198 Good Luck to Sean Newall for the Commonwealth Challenge (lodged on 11 October 2010) Aileen Campbell*, David Stewart*, Peter Peacock*, James Kelly*, Mary Mulligan*, Mary Scanlon*, Pauline McNeill*, Cathy Jamieson*, Trish Godman*, Jackie Baillie*

S3M-7197 Pilot Island Fuel Discount Scheme (lodged on 11 October 2010) Stewart Maxwell*

S3M-7195 Linda Norgrove (lodged on 11 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Linda Fabiani*, Liam McArthur*, Ken Macintosh*, Cathy Jamieson*

S3M-7194 Congratulations to Sue Bruce (lodged on 8 October 2010) Michael Matheson*

S3M-7193 Clyde and Avon Valleys Landscape Partnership Project (lodged on 8 October 2010) Michael Matheson*

S3M-7192# We Would Make 500 Fairtrade Towns (lodged on 8 October 2010) Alasdair Allan*, Aileen Campbell*, Rob Gibson*, Tricia Marwick*, Stuart McMillan*, Kenneth Gibson*, Sandra White*, Shirley-Anne Somerville*, Jackie Baillie*, Elaine Smith*, Murdo Fraser*, Bill Kidd*, Jack McConnell*, Patricia Ferguson*, Michael Matheson*, Patrick Harvie*, Ken Macintosh*, Bill Butler*

S3M-7188 2010 Rally of Scotland (lodged on 7 October 2010) Jack McConnell*

S3M-7186 National Poetry Day (lodged on 7 October 2010) Jack McConnell*

S3M-7184 Recognising Glasgow’s Community Champions (lodged on 7 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7175# The Success of the Air Discount Scheme (lodged on 6 October 2010) Jack McConnell*

S3M-7174 Voices in Paisley 2010 Festival (lodged on 7 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Annabel Goldie*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-7172 Red Cross Volunteers (lodged on 6 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7171 St Oswald’s Does the Hat Trick (lodged on 6 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7168 Scrapping of Universal Child Benefit (lodged on 6 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7163 Learn to Sign Week 2010 (lodged on 5 October 2010) Michael Matheson*

S3M-7155 Coalition’s Welfare Cuts (lodged on 5 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-7147 Court Knowe, Cathcart, Restoration (lodged on 5 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7145 Parliament Congratulates Bathgate’s IndyCar Champ (lodged on 5 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-7144 10th Anniversary of the Death of Donald Dewar (lodged on 4 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Cathie Craigie*

S3M-7142 Ryder Cup Triumph 2010 (lodged on 4 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7138 National Learn to Sign Week (lodged on 4 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-7137 Positive Action in Housing (lodged on 4 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7133 HIV Infections (lodged on 1 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Elaine Smith*, Marlyn Glen*

S3M-7132 Revive MS Support Outreach Clinic and the Paisley and District Branch of the MS Society (lodged on 1 October 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7124 Show Some TLC (lodged on 30 September 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Jack McConnell*

S3M-7123 Graduated Driving Licence Scheme (lodged on 29 September 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7115 Victim Support Scotland, International Conference (lodged on 28 September 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*

S3M-7113 Quintinshill Rail Disaster, Special Dedication of Commemorative Plaque (lodged on 28 September 2010) Elaine Smith*

S3M-7101 Union 10 (lodged on 27 September 2010) Elaine Smith*

S3M-7096 Congratulations to Beautiful North Lanarkshire (lodged on 24 September 2010) Stuart McMillan*

S3M-7086 Continuously Caring Carers, The Older Families Charter (lodged on 24 September 2010) Marilyn Livingstone*, Mary Mulligan*, Rhona Brankin*, Ken Macintosh*

S3M-7062 Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion in Scotland 2010 (lodged on 23 September 2010) Elaine Smith*

S3M-7029 Congratulations to Plockton High School (lodged on 20 September 2010) Stuart McMillan*

S3M-7024 Supporting Epilepsy Specialist Nurses (lodged on 20 September 2010) John Park*

S3M-6929# Dr Elsie Inglis and Her Scottish Angels (lodged on 7 September 2010) Gavin Brown*, Sarah Boyack*

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