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Thursday 12 October 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.

Mr John Munro: Proposed GM Crops Trials Planning Permission Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend planning legislation to require the applicant for GM crop trials to seek planning consent for that trial. (lodged 19 September 2000)

Supported by: Michael Russell, Brian Adam, Robin Harper*

Dr Winnie Ewing: Proposed Planning permission for genetically modified crops Bill—Proposal for a Bill to provide that farming genetically modified crops instead of non-genetically modified crops will be a material change of use under planning legislation thus requiring local authority planning permission. (lodged 19 September 2000)

Supported by: Michael Russell, Fergus Ewing, Mr John Munro, Irene McGugan, Brian Adam, Roseanna Cunningham, Richard Lochhead, Linda Fabiani, Robin Harper


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