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BUSINESS BULLETIN 107 / 2000

Thursday 22 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-1044 Linda Fabiani: Scottish Criminal Records Office Checks on Voluntary Organisations—That the Parliament notes the previously stated intention of the Scottish Executive to make Scottish Criminal Records Office checks mandatory for those working with children in Scotland and that there is now to be a delay in implementation; welcomes the introduction of the checks, but notes that the charges for these checks will place a weighty burden upon voluntary organisations; calls upon the Scottish Executive to take the opportunity afforded by the delay in the implementation of the scheme to examine possible avenues for exempting voluntary organisations from those charges, and asks that the current working party also considers this.

Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Alex Neil*, Ms Sandra White*

*S1M-1043 Dorothy-Grace Elder: Steeplejacks—That the Parliament pays tribute to the skills of the nation’s steeplejacks who maintain our monuments, churches and major buildings and undertake work which makes them "heroes on high" and, in particular, pays tribute to Mr Mick Hatton, who lost his life while working at Edinburgh Castle and sends its tribute and respects to Mr Hatton’s family at their time of sorrow.

*S1M-1042 Cathy Jamieson: Breast Feeding and Returning to Work—That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish Executive on its adoption of the Scottish Breastfeeding Group (SBG) code of practice on breastfeeding and returning to work and urges all employers in Scotland to adopt the code and the SBG recommendations on its implementation.

*S1M-1041 Cathy Jamieson: Forgotten Children Campaign—That the Parliament supports the "Forgotten Children Campaign" launched by Save the Children to draw attention to the suffering of the 20 million children who have been forced from their homes by war and urges all MSPs to donate photographs as a contribution to the campaign’s "Portrait Pledge Photographs" initiative.

*S1M-1040# Cathy Jamieson: Food Safety—That the Parliament congratulates the Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) in surveying the views of consumers regarding food quality and food safety; notes that this survey revealed consumer concerns regarding intensive farming methods, pesticide contamination, food advertising directed at children, the use of sewage as a fertiliser, the use of animal by-products in animal feed, the excessive use of artificial colourings and flavourings and the exploitation of Third World farmers by multi-national food companies; further notes that the CWS is now conducting further inquiries to identify how consumers concerns on food safety can be addressed, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to work with the CWS in identifying initiatives to address the concerns of Scottish consumers in relation to food safety. R

*S1M-1039 Brian Adam: Moratorium on GM Crop Farm Scale Trials—That the Parliament notes with concern the importation of GM contaminated seed; regrets the Scottish Executive’s decision to proceed with the GM crop trial despite substantial concerns; has no confidence in the farm scale trial currently underway at Daviot, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to abandon the trial and introduce immediately a moratorium on further farm scale trials.

*S1M-1038 Trish Godman: Threatened Closure of Royal Ordnance Bishopton—That the Parliament warmly commends the shop stewards at the Royal Ordinance Factory Bishopton and their trade unions for their wholly admirable and substantial campaign to maintain the manufacture of military propellants and related products at the plant; firmly believes that, even at this late date, BAE Systems should have the courage to rescind its earlier and unwise decision to close the plant, and further believes that such a change of heart would make good sense because it would allow for the retention of the last propellant manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom.

S1M-1037# Support for Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd. Port Glasgow (lodged on 20 June 2000) Nicola Sturgeon*, Alex Neil*, John Scott*, Ms Sandra White*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Andrew Welsh*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Fergus Ewing*, Christine Grahame*, Michael Russell*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Bruce Crawford*, Mr John Swinney*, Ms Margo MacDonald*, Shona Robison*

S1M-1028 Road Traffic Fine Revenue (lodged on 20 June 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr John Swinney*, Shona Robison*

*S1M-1027.1 Peter Peacock: McCrone Report—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1027) in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, leave out from "calls upon" to end and insert "welcomes the Executive’s approach to establish genuine consultation and partnership through constructive dialogue and mature consideration of the recommendations of the McCrone Report, and calls upon the Executive to maintain its progress towards the objective of securing a modern and flexible mechanism for determining the professional conditions of service for teachers in Scotland’s schools as a critical determinant in establishing a world class reputation for the Scottish education system".

Supported by: Mr Sam Galbraith*

S1M-1026 Petrol and Diesel Prices (lodged on 20 June 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr John Swinney*, Shona Robison*

*S1M-1026.1 Mr Murray Tosh: Petrol and Diesel Prices—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1026) in the name of Mr Kenny MacAskill, leave out from "through rising" to end and insert "and calls upon the Scottish Executive to make representations to Her Majesty’s Government with a view to ensuring that fuel prices in Scotland are kept broadly in line with those of neighbouring countries and that prices in remoter areas are brought into line with those in other areas of Scotland."

*S1M-1026.2 Mr Alasdair Morrison: Petrol and Diesel Prices—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1026) in the name of Mr Kenny MacAskill, leave out from first "notes" to end and insert "recognises concern about the impact of fuel prices especially in rural, highland and islands areas where public transport alternatives are more difficult to provide; recognises that fuel duty is a reserved matter; welcomes the investigation by the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee into the bulk purchase of fuel for remote areas; welcomes the progress made by the Scottish Executive in implementing a comprehensive integrated transport strategy and investing in public transport projects across Scotland; in particular notes support for rural public transport services and the network for petrol stations in rural Scotland, as well as measures to sustain lifeline air and ferry links, including the Highlands and Islands; and further notes that the current budget for the fuel duty rebate would have no impact on Treasury receipts but would be a cost to the current budget for Scottish public services.

S1M-1025# Cashmere in Crisis (lodged on 20 June 2000) Shona Robison*

S1M-1023# Failure to Reinstate Arbroath to Assisted Area Status (lodged on 19 June 2000) Alex Neil*, Shona Robison*

S1M-1020 British-Irish Council and Aberdeen (lodged on 16 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Nora Radcliffe*, Alex Neil*, Irene McGugan*, Brian Adam*, Mr Mike Rumbles*, Alex Johnstone*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Shona Robison*

S1M-1018 German Closure of Nuclear Power Stations (lodged on 16 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Ms Margo MacDonald*, Ms Sandra White*, Mr Andrew Welsh*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Fergus Ewing*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Christine Grahame*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Bruce Crawford*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Mr John Swinney*, Shona Robison*

S1M-1017 Healthy Fathering Initiative (lodged on 16 June 2000) Phil Gallie*, Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-1016 Smoking Risks (lodged on 16 June 2000) Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*, Alex Fergusson*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-1013# North Lanarkshire DLO (lodged on 15 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*

S1M-1012 Job Losses at Glenrothes, Fife (lodged on 14 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Phil Gallie*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1011 Marr College (lodged on 14 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Phil Gallie*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-1010 Royal Ordnance Factory, Bishopton (lodged on 14 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Phil Gallie*, Alex Neil*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Shona Robison*

S1M-1009 University of Highlands and Islands (lodged on 14 June 2000) Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Mike Watson*

S1M-1005# Ailsa Troon Shipyard (lodged on 13 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Alex Neil*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Shona Robison*

S1M-1004# Highland Clearances (lodged on 13 June 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Mr John Swinney*

S1M-1003 Dog Fouling (lodged on 12 June 2000) Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*, Alex Neil*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1002 Licence applications from Scotland regarding the Climate Change Levy (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-1001 IT Staffing for the Administration of Climate Change Licences (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-1000# National Lottery and Coalfield Regeneration (lodged on 12 June 2000) Helen Eadie*, Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Elaine Smith*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-999# 999 Emergency Calls (lodged on 12 June 2000) Robert Brown*, Alex Neil*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-998 Jubilee 2000 (lodged on 12 June 2000) Nora Radcliffe*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Elaine Smith*

S1M-997 Diabetes UK (lodged on 12 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Phil Gallie*, Robert Brown*, Alex Fergusson*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-996 "Clawback" of Private Pensions (lodged on 12 June 2000) Alex Neil*, Dr Winnie Ewing*

S1M-995 Renewable Energy and Domestic Wind Turbines (lodged on 9 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Robert Brown*, Alex Neil*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Elaine Smith*

S1M-994# Body Piercing (lodged on 9 June 2000) Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*, Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Elaine Smith*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-993 Glasgow the Caring City: International Relief Aid (lodged on 9 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-992# Lingerbay Quarry Planning Application (lodged on 9 June 2000) Alex Fergusson*

S1M-991# Impact of Climate Change Levy on Borders Economy (lodged on 8 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Fergusson*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-990 Highland Council Housing Stock Transfer (lodged on 8 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-989 Scotswoman of the Year (lodged on 8 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-982# Alcohol Misuse (lodged on 7 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-981# Scotland Bid For Euro 2008 (lodged on 7 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr John Swinney*

S1M-980 Web-cast of Parliament Proceedings (lodged on 7 June 2000) Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-979# Holocaust Remembrance (lodged on 7 June 2000) Alex Neil*, Mr Michael McMahon*

S1M-978 Volunteers Week (lodged on 7 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-977# Nuclear Test Veterans (lodged on 7 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Robert Brown*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr John Swinney*

S1M-976# Glasgow Internal Transport Service (lodged on 7 June 2000) Nora Radcliffe*, Robert Brown*

S1M-964# Gulf War Related Illnesses (lodged on 6 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Mr John Swinney*

S1M-963 Potential Bankruptcy of Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre (lodged on 6 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-962# Travel Dundee (lodged on 6 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-961 Parthenon Marbles (lodged on 6 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Dr Winnie Ewing*, Mr John Swinney*

S1M-960# Borders Textile Industry (lodged on 6 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-958# Palliative Care (lodged on 5 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Robert Brown*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr John Swinney*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-953 Cessation of Silicone Implant Operations, Scotland (lodged on 5 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Alex Neil*

S1M-952# Dementia Awareness Week (lodged on 5 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Robert Brown*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-951# Cancellation of Post Operative Care Appointments at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary (lodged on 2 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-950 Dunkirk 60th Anniversary (lodged on 2 June 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-949 Greenock Morton Football Club (lodged on 2 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Alex Neil*

S1M-948 Hosting the European Football Championship in Scotland (lodged on 2 June 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-947 OSPAR Convention (lodged on 2 June 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-946# STG Pension Fund (lodged on 2 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-945# Dangerous Driving Offences Sentencing (lodged on 2 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*

S1M-944 Retaining Rail Stations in Fife (lodged on 2 June 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-943 Webcasts of Parliament (lodged on 2 June 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-940 Use of Mobile Phones on Trains (lodged on 1 June 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-939 Animal Welfare and the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (lodged on 1 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-938 Expenditure on Beach and Coastal Maintenance (lodged on 1 June 2000) Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-937# Galloway Food Producers Outlet (lodged on 1 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Alex Neil*

S1M-934 The New Testament in Scots (lodged on 1 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Alex Neil*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-933# Crown Prosecution and the Piper Alpha Disaster (lodged on 2 June 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-932# Clean Beaches (lodged on 31 May 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-929 State of the Farming Industry (lodged on 31 May 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-928# Macular Disease (lodged on 31 May 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, John Scott*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Fergus Ewing*

S1M-927 Bagyeli Pygmies of Cameroon (lodged on 31 May 2000) Mr Adam Ingram*, Tricia Marwick*, Mr Gil Paterson*

S1M-916 Whitburn Junior Football Club (lodged on 30 May 2000) Karen Whitefield*

S1M-915 Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre: Judicial Review in Respect of Mike Tyson (lodged on 30 May 2000) Tricia Marwick*

S1M-903# Carrick - City of Adelaide (lodged on 23 May 2000) Tricia Marwick*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-901# Closure of Kinlochleven Aluminium Smelter (lodged on 23 May 2000) Karen Whitefield*

S1M-886 Stevenston Millennium Festival (lodged on 22 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-885# Car Parking Charges in Fife Hospitals (lodged on 22 May 2000) Alex Neil*

S1M-874# Young People and Transport (lodged on 17 May 2000) Karen Whitefield*

S1M-860 Translation of St Margaret (lodged on 16 May 2000) Karen Whitefield*

S1M-809# Right to Respite (lodged on 4 May 2000) Karen Whitefield*

 
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