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BUSINESS BULLETIN 64 / 2000

Thursday 6 April 2000

Section F - Motions and Amendments

 

 

The full text of all outstanding motions and amendments will appear in the Business Bulletin every Monday.

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are new or have been altered. Asterisks in the text show the extent of alterations made.

Motions which members wish to be considered for debate as members’ business in the Parliament are marked with a hash symbol (#)

*S1M-747 Karen Whitefield: Scottish Youth Parliament—That the Parliament congratulates those young people involved in establishing the Scottish Youth Parliament, a representative forum for young people from all parts of Scotland and all social backgrounds, which aims to provide the youth of Scotland with a strong and united voice with which to promote the rights of young people.

 

*S1M-746# Mr Lloyd Quinan: Autistic Spectrum Disorder—That the Parliament notes that the incidence of the childhood condition autistic spectrum disorder has increased considerably in the last ten years; further notes that data relating to this condition is not routinely centrally collected, and believes that an independent research study requires to be undertaken in order to establish the mechanisms which cause autistic spectrum disorder and so allow preventative action to be taken.

 

*S1M-745# Karen Whitefield: Storysack Initiative—That the Parliament congratulates The Boots Company and its staff in Airdrie who, on a voluntary basis, are providing support for the Storysack Initiative, which is designed to stimulate and support children’s reading and which is benefiting the children of Airdrie; recognises the benefits such work can provide to volunteers through the development of new skills and participation in lifelong learning, and further congratulates The Boots Company on the support it also provides to the Greater Pilton Childcare Centre.

 

*S1M-744 Mr Kenny MacAskill: Craigmillar Independent Inquiry—That the Parliament notes with concern that, notwithstanding the PIEDA report, there is further suggestion of irregularities and financial maladministration in the Craigmillar area, and accordingly believes that a full and independent investigation should be undertaken into the organisation and workings of Craigmillar Opportunities Trust, Craigmillar Festival Society, Craigmillar Partnership and subsidiary projects in the Craigmillar area.

 

*S1M-743 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSIs—That the Parliament agrees that the following SSIs be approved:

 

the draft Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

 

the draft Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

 

the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000.

 

*S1M-742# Cathy Jamieson: Doon Valley Heritage Centre, Dunaskin—That the Parliament notes the valuable work of the Doon Valley Heritage Centre at Dunaskin in preserving working class history; believes that this and other industrial museums are of national significance, and invites the Executive to develop a strategy to ensure the continuance of this facility and other industrial museums in Scotland.

 

S1M-738 Dairy Industry (lodged on 4 April 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

*S1M-738.1 Ross Finnie: Dairy Industry—As an amendment to motion (S1M-738) in the name of Mr Adam Ingram, leave out from "recognises" to end and insert "supports the Executive in its determination to help the dairy industry and all other sectors of Scottish agriculture as part of its overall commitment given in the Partnership for Scotland agreement to promote rural development in Scotland."

S1M-736 Financing Public Services (lodged on 4 April 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

*S1M-736.1 Mr Jack McConnell: Financing Public Services—As an amendment to motion (S1M-736) in the name of Andrew Wilson, leave out from "expresses its concern" to end and insert "welcomes and supports the investment by the Scottish Executive in education, health and other vital services, matching the people’s priorities with prudent costed expenditure plans, and endorses the additional funding of 288 million for 2000-01 announced by the Minister for Finance last week."

 

*S1M-736.2 Nick Johnston: Financing Public Services—As an amendment to motion (S1M-736) in the name of Andrew Wilson, leave out from "expresses its concern" to end and insert " recognises that the application of the block mechanism and Barnett formula by successive governments has enabled Scotland to develop high standards of public services and recognises that further improvements in public services in Scotland will be best achieved through sustaining our partnership within the economic, monetary and political union of the United Kingdom."

Supported by: Ben Wallace*, David Davidson*

 

*S1M-733.1 Roseanna Cunningham: UK Legislation on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill—As an amendment to motion (S1M-733) in the name of Mr Jim Wallace, leave out from "as set out" to end and insert " and accordingly agrees that the provisions within the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill which relate to devolved matters should be considered by the Scottish Parliament."

 

*S1M-733.2 Tommy Sheridan: UK Legislation on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill—As an amendment to motion (S1M-733) in the name of Mr Jim Wallace, insert at end: "but notes with concern the possible threat to civil liberties from parts of this Bill".

 

S1M-732 Parliament Building (lodged on 3 April 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-731.1 Scottish Rugby Union Team (lodged on 4 April 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-730# Islay Creamery (lodged on 31 March 2000) Nick Johnston*

S1M-729# Airdrie to Bathgate Rail Link (lodged on 31 March 2000) Helen Eadie*, Maureen Macmillan*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-728 Sequoia National Forest (lodged on 31 March 2000) Maureen Macmillan*

S1M-727 Opencast Mining and Public Safety (lodged on 30 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*

S1M-726 Maternity Services in Forth Valley (lodged on 30 March 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Nick Johnston*

S1M-725# A Woman's Agenda (lodged on 30 March 2000) Helen Eadie*, Cathy Jamieson*, Alex Neil*, Maureen Macmillan*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Christine Grahame*, Mike Watson*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-724# Jobs and Training in the Construction Industry (lodged on 30 March 2000) Helen Eadie*, Cathy Jamieson*, Maureen Macmillan*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mike Watson*

S1M-723 NHS Provision of Equipment for Disabled People (lodged on 30 March 2000) Alex Neil*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-722 "Business in the Chamber" Debate (lodged on 30 March 2000) Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-719# Thalidomide: 40 Years On (lodged on 29 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-718# Relocation of Maternity Units (lodged on 29 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-704# Slopping Out in Scottish Prisons (lodged on 28 March 2000) Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Andrew Wilson*, Alex Neil*

S1M-703 Rural Shops (lodged on 28 March 2000) Maureen Macmillan*

S1M-702 Public Register of Approved Carers (lodged on 28 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Ian Jenkins*

S1M-701 Ayrshire Central Maternity Unit (lodged on 28 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-699# Coastal Erosion Strategy (lodged on 28 March 2000) Maureen Macmillan*

S1M-698# Museums of Industrial Heritage (lodged on 27 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Christine Grahame*, Alasdair Morgan*

S1M-697# Training Services for Disabled People in the Lothians (lodged on 27 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-696# The Loch Ryan Ports and Road Infrastructure in South West Scotland (lodged on 27 March 2000) Andrew Wilson*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-694# Scottish Media Group Dispute (lodged on 24 March 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mike Watson*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-691# DAKS-Simpson (lodged on 23 March 2000) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-689# A75 (lodged on 23 March 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-688 Chair of Celtic, Humboldt University, Berlin (lodged on 23 March 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*

S1M-687# Islay Creamery (lodged on 23 March 2000) Alex Neil*, Maureen Macmillan*

S1M-686# Bus Drivers' Strike (lodged on 23 March 2000) Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-685# Take Your Daughters to Work Day (lodged on 23 March 2000) Cathy Jamieson*, Alex Neil*, Maureen Macmillan*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-681 Fuel Price Increases (lodged on 22 March 2000) Alasdair Morgan*

S1M-672 Freedom of the Press (lodged on 21 March 2000) Irene McGugan*

S1M-664 Lung Cancer (lodged on 15 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-659# Housing Needs of Disabled People (lodged on 14 March 2000) Cathy Jamieson*, Mike Watson*

S1M-658# Trident Submarine Fleet at Faslane (lodged on 14 March 2000) Cathy Jamieson*

S1M-657# Retention of the Agricultural Wages Board (lodged on 13 March 2000) Christine Grahame*, Alasdair Morgan*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-653# Dyspraxia (lodged on 9 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-652# Firework Sales (lodged on 8 March 2000) Christine Grahame*

S1M-651 Rohypnol Drug Properties (lodged on 8 March 2000) Maureen Macmillan*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-641 Telecommunication Masts (lodged on 7 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-635 Mozambique and the International Rescue Corps (lodged on 6 March 2000) Maureen Macmillan*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-633 Lip Reading (lodged on 3 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-629 Scottish Mozambique Relief (lodged on 3 March 2000) Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-622 Bank Charges (lodged on 2 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-621 Scottish Music Industry Forum (lodged on 1 March 2000) Trish Godman*

S1M-615 Moratorium on the Death Penalty (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-613# Grampian Country Foods Ltd (lodged on 1 March 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-594 Volvo Plant, Irvine (lodged on 25 February 2000) Cathy Jamieson*

S1M-593# Kinlochleven Economic Development (lodged on 25 February 2000) Cathy Peattie*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Bristow Muldoon*, Des McNulty*, Malcolm Chisholm*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*, Mike Watson*, Trish Godman*

S1M-591# Public Participation in Planning (lodged on 24 February 2000) Cathy Jamieson*

S1M-587# Fuel Poverty and Housing Bill (lodged on 22 February 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-579 Pilkington Optronics (lodged on 22 February 2000) Mike Watson*

S1M-578 Breast Screening for Women Aged 65 and Over (lodged on 22 February 2000) Mike Watson*

 
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