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Business Bulletin No. 76/2002

Friday 10 May 2002

Section F : Motions and Amendments


A full list of outstanding motions is available to view each Monday in paper copy at the Chamber Desk or alternatively on the Scottish Parliament web site as Outstanding Motions. Each Monday the full text of all motions lodged the previous week will appear in the Business Bulletin together with motions previously lodged that are due to be debated that week.


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-3096 John Scott: Burns and a' that Festival—That the Parliament congratulates Ayrshire and Arran Tourist Board and its Chief Executive Janet Reuben on the resounding success of the first "Burns and a’ that" festival which was held in Ayrshire between 27 April and 5 May 2002; further welcomes the role played in the festival’s success by its backers, including South Ayrshire Council, Scottish Enterprise Ayrshire, the Scottish Executive, the Scottish Arts Council, VisitScotland, the National Trust for Scotland and the festival producers, Unique Events, and looks forward to the continued growth and development of the festival next year and in further years to come.

*S1M-3095 Stewart Stevenson: Congratulations to Fraserburgh Football Club on Winning the Press and Journal Highland League Title—That the Parliament congratulates Fraserburgh Football Club on its winning of the Press and Journal Highland League title; notes that this achievement was last accomplished by the club 64 years ago; further notes the dedication and enthusiasm of all players and team staff; believes that the team and its travelling fans are a credit to the local community, and wishes the team all the very best for future football seasons.

*S1M-3094# Mr Duncan Hamilton: Increase in the Number of Civil Service Jobs Located in the Highlands—That the Parliament notes that in the region of 2,000 civil service jobs are required in The Highlands to achieve parity with other areas; supports the move of the Highland Council and Highland and Islands Enterprise to convince the Scottish Executive to relocate the headquarters of Scottish Natural Heritage and the Scottish Arts Council to the north, and recognises that all of Scotland must benefit from the dispersal of civil service jobs in a decentralised, devolved Scotland.

*S1M-3093# Mr Duncan Hamilton: Continuing Crisis in Rural Healthcare—That the Parliament notes with concern the decision of Dr Peter Joiner to leave his general practice in Lybster, Caithness; expresses concern at his description of the intolerable pressures placed on single GP practices in remote and rural areas; further notes the pattern of recent GP resignations in Helmsdale and Argyll; regrets the inactivity of the Scottish Executive in tackling this issue, and supports immediate remedial action to avoid further resignations and retirements in Scotland.

S1M-3090 Timber Industry in the Scottish Borders (lodged on 8 May 2002) Michael Matheson*

S1M-3086 American Society of the University of St Andrews (lodged on 8 May 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-3081# Transport Infrastructure in the North East (lodged on 8 May 2002) Michael Matheson*, Richard Lochhead*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Shona Robison*, Nora Radcliffe*, Mr Mike Rumbles*, Colin Campbell*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*

S1M-3079# Trunk Road Improvements (lodged on 7 May 2002) David Mundell*, Phil Gallie*, Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-3075 Baroness Barbara Castle of Blackburn (lodged on 7 May 2002) Dennis Canavan*, Pauline McNeill*, Elaine Thomson*, Elaine Smith*, Angus MacKay*, Karen Gillon*, Des McNulty*, Karen Whitefield*

S1M-3073# Transport Strategy for Aberdeen and North East Scotland (lodged on 7 May 2002) Brian Fitzpatrick*, Mr John McAllion*, Nora Radcliffe*, Karen Gillon*, Mr Jamie Stone*, Scott Barrie*, Helen Eadie*

S1M-3071 Anti-TNF Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis (lodged on 7 May 2002) John Scott*

S1M-3068 Pardon for William Wallace (lodged on 7 May 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*, John Young*, David Mundell*

S1M-3065 Airdrieonians Football Club (lodged on 2 May 2002) Mr Gil Paterson*, Pauline McNeill*, Michael Russell*

S1M-3062# Glasgow Airport Rail Link (lodged on 1 May 2002) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3061# ME and Loss of Education (lodged on 1 May 2002) Janis Hughes*, Rhoda Grant*, Brian Fitzpatrick*, Karen Gillon*, Sarah Boyack*, Alex Johnstone*, Elaine Smith*, Mr Jamie Stone*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Helen Eadie*, Fiona McLeod*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*

S1M-3060# National Strategy for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (lodged on 1 May 2002) Karen Whitefield*, Brian Fitzpatrick*, Margaret Jamieson*, Pauline McNeill*, David Mundell*, Elaine Thomson*, Nora Radcliffe*, Karen Gillon*

S1M-3059# Economic Regeneration of Braehead (lodged on 1 May 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-3058# International Plan of Action on Ageing 2002 (lodged on 1 May 2002) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3056 Agricultural Road Safety (lodged on 30 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*, Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3054 ME Awareness Week, 12-19 May 2002 and the 25% ME Group (lodged on 30 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-3051# Drug Misuse in North East Scotland (lodged on 1 May 2002) Fiona McLeod*, Ms Sandra White*

S1M-3050# Priorities, Actions and Targets for Sustainable Development (lodged on 30 April 2002) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3049 Freedom Day for South Africa, 27 April 2002 (lodged on 30 April 2002) Nora Radcliffe*, Michael Russell*

S1M-3047# Youth Disorder and Support to Communities (lodged on 29 April 2002) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3043 European Parliamentary Report on Multi-Annual Guidance Programme for Fishing Fleets (lodged on 26 April 2002) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-3042 Sexual Assaults (lodged on 26 April 2002) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-3029 Russian Convoy Medals (lodged on 24 April 2002) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-3023 Perthshire Food Festival (lodged on 23 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-3019.1 Kate Kennedy Procession, St Andrews (lodged on 30 April 2002) Michael Russell*

S1M-3018# The Links Between Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Animal Abuse (lodged on 23 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*, John Scott*, Murdo Fraser*, David Mundell*, Alex Johnstone*, Miss Annabel Goldie*

S1M-3015 Stop AIDS Campaign (lodged on 22 April 2002) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-3011 Schizophrenia (lodged on 19 April 2002) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-3006 Perthshire Gardens Collection (lodged on 18 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-3004# Solvent Abuse (lodged on 17 April 2002) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

S1M-2985 Dumfries and Galloway Managed Clinical Network for Heart Disease (lodged on 16 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-2980 World Curling Championships 2002 (lodged on 15 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-2979# Partick Thistle FC (lodged on 15 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-2976# The Forth and Clyde and Union Canals (lodged on 15 April 2002) Mr Jamie McGrigor*

S1M-2865 Appeal for Colombian Green Presidential Candidate Ingrid Betancourt (lodged on 8 March 2002) Irene McGugan*, Phil Gallie*, Richard Lochhead*, Colin Campbell*, Fiona McLeod*, Mr Keith Raffan*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*, John Young*