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Business Bulletin No. 171/2001

Thursday 22 November 2001

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments


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, Sandra White, Maureen Macmillan, Lloyd Quinan, Ian Jenkins, Alex Neil

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, Alex Neil

Tricia Marwick: Proposed Proportional Representation for Local Government Bill—Proposal for a Bill to introduce proportional representation for Local Government elections based on the Single Transferable Vote System. (lodged 21 November 2001)