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Business Bulletin No. 46/2004

Friday 12 March 2004

Section F : Motions and Amendments

  

A full list of current motions is available to view each Monday in paper copy at the Chamber Desk or alternatively on the Scottish Parliament web site as Current Motions. The full text of all motions lodged the previous week will appear in the Business Bulletin the following Monday.

 

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 (#)

*S2M-1040 Robin Harper: Green Prime Minister—That the Parliament congratulates Indulis Emsis of the Latvian Green Party on his appointment as Prime Minister of Latvia; notes that Latvia is due to join the European Union on 1 May; recognises that Indulis Emsis is the first Green Prime Minister in world government and that his appointment reflects the growing influence of Green politics across the world, and wishes him well in his term of government.

*S2M-1039 Peter Peacock: Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees that the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Bill be passed.

Supported by: Euan Robson*

S2M-1037 Retention of Recommended Retail Price (lodged on 10 March 2004) Eleanor Scott*, Patrick Harvie*

S2M-1036 Adoption of Fair Trade Policy by the Salvation Army (lodged on 10 March 2004) Michael Matheson*

S2M-1035 Proposed Closure of Midlothian Primary Schools (lodged on 10 March 2004) Carolyn Leckie*, Mark Ballard*, Eleanor Scott*, Colin Fox*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Chris Ballance*, Tommy Sheridan*, Mr Mark Ruskell*

S2M-1034 Holyrood Inquiry (lodged on 10 March 2004) Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Tommy Sheridan*, Alex Neil*, Eleanor Scott*, Dr Jean Turner*

S2M-1032 Edinburgh University - A Fair Trade University (lodged on 9 March 2004) Eleanor Scott*, Shiona Baird*, Alex Neil*, Chris Ballance*, Elaine Smith*, Mr Mark Ruskell*, Tommy Sheridan*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Scott Barrie*, Nora Radcliffe*, Kate Maclean*

S2M-1030 Voluntary GM Ban (lodged on 9 March 2004) Eleanor Scott*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Mark Ballard*, Mr Stewart Maxwell*, Shiona Baird*, Ms Sandra White*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Mr Mark Ruskell*

S2M-1029 Remember Dunblane - Conservative’s Insensitive Remarks (lodged on 9 March 2004) Christine Grahame*, Fiona Hyslop*, Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-1028 Protection of Aucheninnes Moss (lodged on 9 March 2004) Shiona Baird*, Eleanor Scott*, Mark Ballard*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Dr Elaine Murray*, Mr Mark Ruskell*

*S2M-1024 John Swinburne: WRVS "Make It Count"—That the Parliament congratulates the WRVS on the valuable work of its thousands of volunteers during its 65-year operation; welcomes its rebranding aimed at promoting the value and importance of volunteering in today’s changing society with the consequences of an ageing population and the breakdown in family networks, and is further encouraged by its efforts to demonstrate that volunteering counts in order to serve the various needs of vulnerable members of society, particularly the needs of senior citizens who are experiencing social isolation, enabling them to maintain a dignified and independent way of life in their own homes and communities.

S2M-1022# International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (lodged on 9 March 2004) Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*, Dr Jean Turner*, Cathie Craigie*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*

S2M-1019 Save Stobhill Campaign (lodged on 9 March 2004) Elaine Smith*, Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*, Mr Bruce McFee*

S2M-1018 Stobhill Hospital (lodged on 9 March 2004) Carolyn Leckie*, Elaine Smith*, Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*, Mr Bruce McFee*

S2M-1017 Campsie Memorial Hall Closure (lodged on 9 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*

S2M-1016 Non-Gender-Specific Rape as a Crime in Scotland (lodged on 9 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*

S2M-1015# Support Service for Victims of Trafficking (lodged on 9 March 2004) Mr Kenneth Macintosh*, Michael McMahon*, Elaine Smith*, Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*, Dr Jean Turner*, Murray Tosh*

S2M-1014 Trolley Waits (lodged on 9 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Dennis Canavan*

S2M-1013 Threat to Call Centre Jobs in Scotland (lodged on 9 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Alex Neil*, Elaine Smith*, Scott Barrie*, Nora Radcliffe*, Dennis Canavan*, Dr Jean Turner*, Kate Maclean*

S2M-1011# Enhancing Communities through Opposing Discrimination (lodged on 8 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-1010# Management of Wild Deer (lodged on 8 March 2004) Dr Jean Turner*, Mr Brian Monteith*

S2M-1009 National Science Week 12 to 21 March 2004 (lodged on 8 March 2004) Dr Jean Turner*

S2M-1008# Autistic Spectrum Disorders - Good Practice Guidance (lodged on 8 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Dr Jean Turner*, Mr Brian Monteith*

S2M-1007 Fair Trade Cities - Aberdeen and Dundee (lodged on 8 March 2004) Mr Mark Ruskell*, Tommy Sheridan*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Shiona Baird*

S2M-1004 Westminster Committee on GM Crops (lodged on 5 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-1002# Wild Scottish Venison (lodged on 4 March 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-1001# International Women’s Day (lodged on 4 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-1000# Situation of Asylum Seeker Hunger Strikers (lodged on 4 March 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-997# Proposed Closure of AA at Erskine (lodged on 4 March 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Donald Gorrie*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*, Dr Jean Turner*, Mr Bruce McFee*

S2M-996 International Women’s Day - Trafficked Women (lodged on 4 March 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-992# NHS Fife and NHS Tayside "Keep Yer Shirt On" Project (lodged on 3 March 2004) Donald Gorrie*, Mr Mark Ruskell*

S2M-991 A New Order for Ferguson Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow (lodged on 3 March 2004) Elaine Smith*, Tommy Sheridan*, Mr Kenneth Macintosh*, Dr Jean Turner*, Mr Bruce McFee*

S2M-990 Ofgem Scottish Office (lodged on 3 March 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-988 Higher Education in the Borders (lodged on 3 March 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-979# The Role of the Higher and Further Education Sector in Attracting Fresh Talent (lodged on 27 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-977# Nursery Nurses’ Pay and Conditions (lodged on 27 February 2004) Cathie Craigie*, Dr Elaine Murray*

S2M-976 LGBT Youth Scotland National Gathering, 5 to 7 March 2004 (lodged on 27 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Donald Gorrie*

S2M-975 Gift Aid (lodged on 27 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-971# World Health Organisation’s Bone and Joint Decade 2000 to 2010 (lodged on 26 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Dr Jean Turner*, Cathie Craigie*

S2M-964 Maryhill Citizens Advice Bureau’s Initiative for Asylum Seekers (lodged on 26 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-962 Highland Peace Movement (lodged on 26 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*, Donald Gorrie*

S2M-957 Support for Nursery Nurses’ All-Out Strike Action (lodged on 25 February 2004) Dr Jean Turner*

S2M-955# A Recipe for Disaster (lodged on 24 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-940 Civil Service Pay Dispute (lodged on 24 February 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-939# Stop Violence Against Women (lodged on 24 February 2004) Tommy Sheridan*

S2M-938# Baywatch (lodged on 24 February 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-921 Asthma in Scotland (lodged on 18 February 2004) Donald Gorrie*

S2M-920# Community Right to Oppose Supermarket Developments (lodged on 17 February 2004) Donald Gorrie*

*S2M-754# Donald Gorrie: National Celebrations on St Andrew’s Day—That the Parliament believes that many aspects of Scottish life would benefit from the adoption of St Andrew’s Day as a *focus for* national celebration; recognises the value that similar national days, such as Thanksgiving Day in the United States of America, bring to other countries, and considers that the Parliament and the Scottish Executive should work with all relevant bodies to make St Andrew’s Day*, or the weekend nearest to it, a basis* for educational, cultural and sporting activity, family reunions, community events, the promotion of tourism and Scottish products abroad and for developing existing celebrations of Scottish life held abroad.

 

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