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BUSINESS BULLETIN 92 / 2000

Thursday 1 June 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-932# Scott Barrie: Clean Beaches—That the Parliament notes that only three beaches in Scotland have been awarded the European Blue Flag for clean water; that all of the three beaches are in Fife, at Aberdour, Elie and St Andrews; congratulates East of Scotland Water and particularly Fife Council on their efforts in this regard, and believes that the Scottish Executive, the three water utilities and all coast line local authorities should work together to ensure that next year the number of Blue Flag beaches increases dramatically.

*S1M-931 Mr Jack McConnell: Bail, Judicial Appointments etc. (Scotland) Bill - Financial Resolution—That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Bail, Judicial Appointments etc. (Scotland) Bill, agrees to the expenditure out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund of sums required by the Scottish Ministers to pay remuneration and allowances to part-time sheriffs.

*S1M-930 Mr Jack McConnell: Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Bill - Financial Resolution—That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Bill, agrees to the following expenditure out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund—

(a) the expenditure of the Scottish Ministers under the Act; and

(b) increases attributable to the Act in expenditure payable out of that Fund by or under any other Act.

*S1M-929 Alex Neil: State of the Farming Industry—That the Parliament notes the desperate situation in which Scotland’s farming community finds itself and in particular draws attention to the special plight of dairy farming, particularly in Ayrshire; calls upon the Scottish Executive to take urgent action to tackle the situation, and demands that the UK Government and the European Commission pursue policies designed to bring about a recovery in these industries.

*S1M-928# Alex Neil: Macular Disease—That the Parliament recognises the particular problems experienced by people who suffer from macular disease; notes the progress made in the implementation of the recommendation of the review of sensory impairment services, but notes the need to make more rapid progress in the implementation of a nationwide, comprehensive strategy for significantly enhancing such services, particularly in relation to education, housing aids and adaptations, transport facilities and the provision of local support workers.

*S1M-927 Robin Harper: Bagyeli Pygmies of Cameroon—That the Parliament notes the general plight of the Bagyeli Pygmies of Cameroon as a result of logging of their rainforest environment and specifically the potential dangers from development of the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline and urges Her Majesty's Government to make representations to the World Bank, the Cameroonian Government and oil and logging companies on behalf of the Bagyeli to ensure that they are fully and independently consulted about the activities which affect them.

S1M-922 Borders Rail (lodged on 30 May 2000) Dr Elaine Murray*, Tommy Sheridan*

*S1M-921.1 Fiona Hyslop: Tackling Rough Sleeping in Glasgow and across Scotland—As an amendment to motion (S1M-921) in the name of Ms Wendy Alexander, leave out from "welcomes" to "recognises" and insert "notes the commitment of the Scottish Executive to achieving its aim that no-one should have to sleep rough by the end of this session of the Parliament; notes that this commitment has been moved back from an original deadline of 2002, and believes that the challenge funding nature of the Rough Sleepers Initiative aligned with a general fall in housing resources is hindering the ability of the Executive to meet its target of ending rough sleeping; however recognises".

Supported by: Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Tricia Marwick*

*S1M-921.2 Bill Aitken: Tackling Rough Sleeping in Glasgow and across Scotland—As an amendment to motion (S1M-921) in the name of Ms Wendy Alexander, insert at end: "and also recognises that concrete proposals are now essential to ensure that the commitments of the Executive are achieved, that these proposals must include provision for support to rough sleepers to enable them to obtain, and in turn to maintain, short and medium term tenancies with a view to enabling them to return to mainstream housing in the shortest possible time, and that such support should ensure that the needs of homeless people with drug, alcohol or mental health problems are met."

S1M-920 GM Crops (lodged on 30 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-919# Scottish Raptor Working Group (lodged on 30 May 2000) Dr Elaine Murray*

S1M-918 Scottish Six O'clock News (lodged on 30 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-917 Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre (lodged on 30 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*, Tommy Sheridan*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-916 Whitburn Junior Football Club (lodged on 30 May 2000) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-915 Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre: Judicial Review in Respect of Mike Tyson (lodged on 30 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-913# Milestone House Hospice (lodged on 25 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-912 Towards a Just Conclusion (lodged on 25 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-911# Future Strategy for HIV and AIDs Management (lodged on 25 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*, David McLetchie*

S1M-910 Social Exclusion Research (lodged on 24 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-909 Post Office Pension Fund (lodged on 24 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-908# Women's Pay - 30 Years on from the Equal Pay Act (lodged on 24 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Dr Elaine Murray*, Irene McGugan*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-905 Announcements made by the Scottish Executive (lodged on 24 May 2000) John Scott*, Alex Neil*, Nick Johnston*, Christine Grahame*, David McLetchie*

S1M-903# Carrick - City of Adelaide (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-902 Accidental Release of GM Oil Seed Rape (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-901# Closure of Kinlochleven Aluminium Smelter (lodged on 23 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-900# Lottery Funds for Glasgow Zoo and other Tourist Attractions (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-899 Millennium Dome Bail Out (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-898# Scottish Tomato Industry (lodged on 23 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*, Alex Neil*, Irene McGugan*

S1M-897 Baby Care Unit at Queen Mother Hospital, Glasgow (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-895# Expansion of Signum Circuits (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-894# Greenock Morton Football Club (lodged on 23 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-892 Saltmarket Centenary (lodged on 22 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-886 Stevenston Millennium Festival (lodged on 22 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-885# Car Parking Charges in Fife Hospitals (lodged on 22 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-884 Mike Tyson Debate (lodged on 19 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-883 Use of National Stadium for Mike Tyson Fight (lodged on 19 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*

S1M-882# Edinburgh Folk Festival (lodged on 19 May 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Alex Neil*

S1M-881 Carers' Week 2000 (lodged on 19 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Hugh Henry*

S1M-880 Hampden and the Mike Tyson Fight (lodged on 19 May 2000) Mr John Swinney*

S1M-879 Mike Tyson - Decision to Grant Entry for Proposed Fight in Glasgow (lodged on 19 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-878 Parliament Meetings in the North East (lodged on 18 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-875 Belmont Academy and Motorola Youth Parliament Competition (lodged on 17 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-874# Young People and Transport (lodged on 17 May 2000) Alex Neil*, Dr Elaine Murray*

S1M-873 AIDS and Hepatitis C Education (lodged on 17 May 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Alex Neil*

S1M-871# Shirley McKie and the Scottish Criminal Records Office (lodged on 17 May 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-870 Expedition to the North Pole (lodged on 17 May 2000) Mr Keith Harding*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Mr David Davidson*, Alex Neil*

S1M-863 Glasgow the Caring City: International Relief Aid (lodged on 16 May 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Alex Neil*

S1M-862 Ilisu Dam Project (lodged on 16 May 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Alex Neil*

S1M-860 Translation of St Margaret (lodged on 16 May 2000) Mr Keith Harding*, Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-859 Scottish Highlands Branch of the National Gulf Veterans and Families Association (lodged on 16 May 2000) Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Alex Neil*, Christine Grahame*

S1M-857 Gourock/Dunoon Ferry Service (lodged on 15 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-856# Assisted Area Status of Arbroath (lodged on 15 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-855# Dervish Landmine Clearance Project (lodged on 15 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*, Alex Neil*

S1M-854 Mike Tyson (lodged on 12 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-853 Marymass Festival, Irvine (lodged on 12 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-849# Voluntary Moratorium on Siting of New Telecommunications Masts (lodged on 12 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-848# ICT in Scotland (lodged on 12 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-846# Additional Resources for Grampian Police Force (lodged on 11 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*, Alex Neil*

S1M-844 ITC Report on Grampian Television (lodged on 11 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-840 Building Standards (lodged on 10 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-839 Museums and Galleries Month 2000 (lodged on 10 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-838 Patenting of Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes (lodged on 10 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-837 Genetic Testing for Insurance Purposes (lodged on 10 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-836 All-Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer (lodged on 10 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-832 Ethical Investment (lodged on 10 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-825 NHS Tayside (lodged on 9 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-824 Breast Cancer Awareness (lodged on 9 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-822# Bell Baxter High School in Cupar (lodged on 9 May 2000) Mr Keith Raffan*

S1M-821# National Volunteer Week (lodged on 9 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-820# "Working Together" Project (lodged on 9 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-816 Committee on Substance Abuse (lodged on 8 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-815 Safer Routes to Schools (lodged on 8 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-814 Dispersal of Scottish Executive and Public Body Jobs throughout Scotland (lodged on 5 May 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-809# Right to Respite (lodged on 4 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-808# Shinty (lodged on 4 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-801 Birthplace of Modern Football in Callander (lodged on 3 May 2000) Mr Keith Harding*

S1M-800 Scotch Whisky Industry (lodged on 3 May 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-788# National Breast-feeding Awareness Week (14-20 May) (lodged on 28 April 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-764 Korean War 50th Anniversary (lodged on 14 April 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-760 Cup Final Ticket Allocation (lodged on 12 April 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-757 Nine O'Clock News (lodged on 11 April 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-756# West Kilbride: Scotland's Craft Town (lodged on 11 April 2000) Hugh Henry*

S1M-731 Scottish Rugby Union Team (lodged on 3 April 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-730# Islay Creamery (lodged on 31 March 2000) Mr David Davidson*

S1M-617 Health Provision in Scotland (lodged on 1 March 2000) Michael Matheson*

 
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