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Business Bulletin No. 101/2002

Wednesday 19 June 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-3235 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committees-That the Parliament agrees that the Local Government Committee is designated as Lead Committee in consideration of the Dog Fouling (Scotland) Bill and that the Justice 1 and 2 Committees be secondary committees.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3234 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Bill - Suspension of Standing Orders-That the Parliament agrees that Rules 9.5.3B, 9.7.9 and 9.8.3 of the Standing Orders be suspended for the purposes of the University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Bill.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3233 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Bill - Electronic Voting-That the Parliament directs that under Rule 11.8.3 any division at Stage 2 of the University of St. Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Bill shall be taken using the electronic voting system.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3232 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Designation of Lead Committees-That the Parliament agrees the following designation of Lead Committees-

the Justice 2 Committee to consider the Sheriff Court Fees Amendment Order 2002 (SSI 2002/269);

the Justice 2 Committee to consider the Court of Session etc. Fees Amendment Order 2002 (SSI 2002/270);

the Justice 2 Committee to consider Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment No.2) 2002 (SSI 2002/274);

the Justice 2 Committee to consider Act of Sederunt (Fees of Witnesses and Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 2002 (SSI 2002/280); and

the Justice 2 Committee to consider the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 2002 (SSI 2002/281).

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3231 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSIs-That the Parliament agrees that the following instruments be approved-

the draft Community Care (Assessment of Needs) (Scotland) Regulations 2002;

the draft Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Regulations 2002;

the draft Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) Amendment (Scotland) Order 2002;

the draft Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2002;

the draft Civil Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (Scotland) (No.2) Regulations 2002; and

the Local Government Finance (Scotland) (No.2) Order 2002 (SSI 2002/230).

Supported by: Euan Robson*

*S1M-3230 Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion-That the Parliament agrees-

  1. the following programme of business-

Wednesday 26 June 2002

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Committee of the Whole Parliament: Stage 2 of the University of St Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Bill

followed by Stage 3 Debate on University of St Andrews (Postgraduate Medical Degrees) Bill

followed by Executive Debate on Action on Waiting and Delayed Discharge

followed by Motion on Police Reform Bill - UK Legislation

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

Thursday 27 June 2002

9.30 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Stage 3 Debate on Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Bill

followed by Finance Committee Debate on its Report on Stage 1 of the 2003/04 Budget Process

followed by Business Motion

followed by Motions on appointment of Scottish Public Services Ombudsman and Deputy Ombudsmen

2.30 pm Question Time

3.10 pm First Minister's Question Time

3.30 pm Executive Debate on Better Communities in Scotland: Closing the Gap

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

  1. that Stage 1 of the Title Conditions Bill (Scotland) Bill be completed by 21 November 2002; and

(c) that the Justice 1 Committee reports to the Justice 2 Committee by 2 September 2002 on the Sheriff Court Fees Amendment Order 2002 (SSI 2002/269), the Court of Session etc. Fees Amendment Order 2002 (SSI 2002/270), the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Solicitors in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment No.2) 2002 (SSI 2002/274) the Act of Sederunt (Fees of Witnesses and Shorthand Writers in the Sheriff Court) (Amendment) 2002 (SSI 2002/280)and the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 2002 (SSI 2002/281).

Supported by Euan Robson*

*S1M-3229 Mr Kenny MacAskill: Railways in Scotland-That the Parliament notes the ongoing problems for freight and commuters on the rail network in Scotland; welcomes the support within the transport and business community for responsibility for the rail network in Scotland to be devolved, and calls on the Scottish Executive to take full charge of the running and operation of the network in Scotland.

*S1M-3228 Alasdair Morgan: Investment in Public Infrastructure-That the Parliament notes the recommendations of the Audit Scotland/Accounts Commission report on Private Finance Initiative (PFI) procurement in schools, Taking the Initiative - Using PFI contracts to renew council schools, and believes that PFI has proved to be a costly experiment, that local authorities and other public bodies should be free to use traditional public procurement and that, where "off balance sheet" solutions are desirable or necessary, these should be on a not for profit basis through bodies such as not for profit trusts and community trusts.

*S1M-3227 Mr Andy Kerr: Local Government in Scotland Bill - Financial Resolution-That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Local Government in Scotland Bill, agrees to any increase in expenditure payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund in consequence of the Act.

Supported by: Peter Peacock*

*S1M-3226 Christine Grahame: Legal Aid in Peeblesshire-That the Parliament notes with concern that there is no local access to legal aid in Tweeddale, the last legal aid practitioner having recently left practice in Peebles; is concerned that this, combined with the current closure of Peebles Sheriff Court and uncertainty over its future, must prejudice access to justice by the people of Peeblesshire, and therefore urges the Scottish Executive to address these deficiencies as a matter of urgency.

*S1M-3225 Des McNulty on behalf of the Finance Committee: 3rd Report of the Finance Committee 2002-That the Parliament notes the 3rd Report 2002 of the Finance Committee, Stage 1 of the 2003/04 Budget Process (SP Paper 597) and refers the recommendations to the Scottish Executive for consideration.

*S1M-3224 Mr Andy Kerr: Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Bill - Stage 1-That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Bill.

Supported by: Peter Peacock*

S1M-3222# The Press and Journal's Oil Tax Campaign (lodged on 17 June 2002) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Stewart Stevenson*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Bruce Crawford*, Michael Matheson*, Brian Adam*, Mr David Davidson*

S1M-3221 Kurdish Political Party - PKK (lodged on 14 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3220 Holyrood Project and Israeli Goods (lodged on 14 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3219 Batasuna (lodged on 14 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3218 Detention of Marwan Al Barghouti (lodged on 14 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3214 Job Losses at O2 Call Centre, Thurso (lodged on 13 June 2002) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3213 Faslane Peace Camp (lodged on 13 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3212 European Commission Initiatives on the By-catching of Dolphins, Porpoises and Pilot Whales in Fishing Gear (lodged on 13 June 2002) Nora Radcliffe*, Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3211 Private Hire Vehicles (Carriage of Guide Dogs etc.) Bill - UK Legislation (lodged on 13 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3210# Causing Death by Dangerous Driving (lodged on 13 June 2002) Nora Radcliffe*, Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-3207 Peebles Sheriff Court (lodged on 12 June 2002) Mr Murray Tosh*

*S1M-3206.1 Tommy Sheridan: Local Government Committee, Inquiry into Local Government Finance-As an amendment to motion (S1M-3206) in the name of Trish Godman, insert at end "but regrets the failure of the report to recommend replacing the regressive council tax with a fairer system of local taxation based on people's ability to pay."

S1M-3196 Links Between Scotland and Southern Africa (lodged on 11 June 2002) Tommy Sheridan*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*

S1M-3195 Exposure to Dust and Allergens (lodged on 11 June 2002) Mr Kenneth Macintosh*

S1M-3191# Dundee Heritage Trust (lodged on 10 June 2002) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-3168.1 Glasgow Airport (lodged on 10 June 2002) Mr Kenneth Macintosh*

 

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