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Business Bulletin No. 134 / 2003

Tuesday 7th October 2003

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 of the Standing Orders.

Mr Adam Ingram: Proposed Civil Appeals (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to abolish the right of appeal in Scottish civil cases to the House of Lords and create a Civil Appeals Committee in the Court of Session as a final appeal procedure. (lodged 11 September 2003)

Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon, Campbell Martin, Ms Sandra White, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Stewart Stevenson, Alex Neil, John Swinburne, Fergus Ewing, Mark Ballard, Tommy Sheridan, Christine Grahame, Dennis Canavan, Michael Matheson, Margo MacDonald

Michael Matheson: Proposed Fire Sprinklers in Residential Premises (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to require the installation of residential fire sprinkler systems in residential properties; with particular priority being given to types of occupation and categories of person at greatest risk from domestic fires. (lodged 12 September 2003)

Supported by: Roseanna Cunningham, Mrs Margaret Ewing, Mr Stewart Maxwell, Alex Neil, Campbell Martin, Adam Ingram, Tommy Sheridan, Christine Grahame, John Swinburne, Bruce Crawford, Fiona Hyslop, Ms Sandra White, Mr Rob Gibson, Bruce McFee

Tommy Sheridan: Proposed Abolition of Council Tax (Scotland) Bill—Proposal for a Bill to replace council tax with a tax based on personal income. (lodged 24 September 2003)

Supported by: Carolyn Leckie, Frances Curran, Colin Fox, Ms Rosemary Byrne, John Swinburne, Margo MacDonald, John Farquhar Munro, Dr Jean Turner, Donald Gorrie, Rosie Kane, Christine Grahame, Ms Sandra White, Elaine Smith*