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Thursday 13 January 2000

Section G -   Bills, amendments to Bills and proposals for members’ Bills



Proposals for Members’ Bills

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


Tavish Scott: Proposed Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) (Amendment) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend section 7(4) of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967 to permit Scottish Ministers to authorise the use by fishermen of non-damaging types of fishing gear such as creels in areas covered by Several Fisheries Orders. (lodged 16 December 1999)

Supported by: Dr Winnie Ewing, John Munro, Maureen MacMillan, Rhoda Grant, Mr Mike Rumbles, George Lyon, Allan Wilson, Jamie Stone, Mr Jamie McGrigor, Mary Scanlon, Ben Wallace*


Mr Brian Monteith: Proposed Tuition Fees Bill—Proposal for a Bill to ensure that students at higher education institutions in Scotland normally resident elsewhere in the UK are not required to pay tuition fees for a fourth year of study; and that any student normally resident in Scotland who qualifies or is accepted for any UK higher education course is granted a scholarship equal in value to the tuition fee for that course, payable for at least four years. (lodged 22 December 1999)

Supported by: David McLetchie, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, Bill Aitken, David Davidson, Jamie McGrigor, Phil Gallie, Miss Annabel Goldie, Mrs Lyndsay McIntosh, John Young, Nick Johnston, Alex Johnstone, Mary Scanlon, Keith Harding, David Mundell, Murray Tosh*, Alex Fergusson*, Ben Wallace*


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