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B: Business Programme
C: Committee Agendas
E: Written questions
F: Motions and Amendments
G: Bills
H: New Documents
I: Petitions lodged
K: Progress of Parliamentary business


Business Bulletin No. 157/2001

Friday 2 November 2001

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


New Bills introduced or reprinted on 1 November 2001

Police and Fire Services (Finance) (Scotland) Bill—The Bill was reprinted as amended at Stage 2 (SP Bill 29A) (Executive Bill).

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.

Robin Harper: Proposed Organic Food and Farming Targets Bill—Proposal for a Bill to require the Scottish Executive (a) to establish targets to increase the proportion of land that is certified organic, by a specified date; and (b) to take steps including the preparation of an action plan to ensure those targets are met. (lodged 1 November 2001)

Supported by: Tavish Scott*, Irene McGugan*, Donald Gorrie*, Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*, Colin Campbell*, Linda Fabiani*, Kenny MacAskill*, Bruce Crawford*, Richard Lochhead*, Fiona McLeod*, Ms Margo MacDonald*

Iain Smith: Proposed University of St. Andrews Medical Postgraduate Qualification Bill—Proposal for a Bill to amend the Universities (Scotland) Act 1966 to allow the University of St. Andrews to introduce a postgraduate research degree for qualified medical practitioners. (lodged 1 November 2001)

Supported by: Keith Raffan*, Mr Keith Harding*, Brian Monteith*, Marilyn Livingstone*, Murdo Fraser*, Helen Eadie*, Bruce Crawford*, Margaret Smith*, Tavish Scott*, Nora Radcliffe*, Donald Gorrie*, Ian Jenkins*, Scott Barrie*, Tricia Marwick*