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BUSINESS BULLETIN 193 / 2000

Wednesday 13 December 2000

Section A – Daily Business List

 

 

Meeting of the Parliament

 

9.30 am Time for Reflection – The Reverend Dr. Gordon Murray, Minister, Edinburgh and Forth Methodist Circuit

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

S1M-1457 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees, as an addition to the Business Motion agreed on 7 December 2000:

Wednesday 13 December 2000

after the first Parliamentary Bureau Motions, insert

followed by Debate on Motion of No Confidence

S1M-1457.1 Tricia Marwick: Business Motion—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1457) in the name of Mr Tom McCabe, insert at end "and after the Education, Culture and Sport Committee and Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee Debate on SQA Inquiries insert

to be concluded at 1.30 pm"

followed by Education, Culture and Sport Committee and Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee Debate on SQA Inquiries—

S1M-1446 Alex Neil: Scottish Qualifications Authority—That the Parliament notes the 11th Report 2000 by the Education, Culture and Sport Committee Exam Results Inquiry (SP Paper 234), and 6th Report 2000 of the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee Inquiry into the Governance of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SP Paper 232) and urges the Scottish Executive to give urgent consideration to their findings and recommendations.

2.30 pm Finance Committee Debate on Stage 2 of the 2001-02 Budget Process—

S1M-1449 Mike Watson: Finance Committee's Report on Stage 2 of the 2001-02 Budget Process—That the Parliament notes the 16th Report 2000 of the Finance Committee Stage 2 of the 2001-02 Budget Process and commends the recommendations to the Scottish Executive.

The Clerk has been informed that the following document(s) are relevant to this debate.

Finance Committee 16th Report 2000 on Stage 2 of the 2001-02 Budget Process.

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

debate on the subject of—

S1M-1206 Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: Abercorn Primary School West Lothian—That the Parliament registers its concern about the possible closure of Abercorn Primary School in West Lothian which provides a first class education to its pupils, notes the opposition expressed by the parents to the proposed closure by West Lothian Council and calls upon the Council to keep the school open.

 

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