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Business Bulletin No. 145/2004

Wednesday 6 October 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. 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 (#)

*S2M-1831 Mr Jack McConnell: Scotland’s International Image—That the Parliament shares the Scottish Executive’s ambitions to build relationships across national and regional boundaries to deliver social, political, cultural and economic gain; welcomes efforts to promote Scotland’s international image and to attract people to visit, live, work, study and do business in Scotland; acknowledges the importance of promoting Scotland’s interests overseas; agrees that Scotland has a role in meeting the shared responsibilities of the international community, and welcomes the publication of the Executive’s first international strategy.

Supported by: Mr Jim Wallace*

*S2M-1830 Karen Whitefield: The Achievement of Airdrie Academy Pupils and Staff—That the Parliament congratulates the pupils and staff of Airdrie Academy on the excellent voluntary work that they carried out during their recent trip to Peru, where pupils helped to refurbish a local school through extensive redecoration, replacing windows and digging an irrigation trench to pipe in water, and congratulates the local community who helped to raise funds for the project.

*S2M-1829 Ms Margaret Curran on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament agrees that the draft Freedom of Information (Fees for Required Disclosure) (Scotland) Regulations 2004 be approved.

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S2M-1828 Ms Margaret Curran on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSI—That the Parliament agrees that the draft Housing Grants (Assessment of Contributions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2004 be approved.

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S2M-1827 Ms Margaret Curran on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees—

(a) that consideration of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 be completed by 4 February 2005; and

(b) that the timetable for completion of consideration of the Prohibition of Smoking in Regulated Areas (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 be extended to 28 January 2005.

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S2M-1826 Ms Margaret Curran on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Wednesday 27 October 2004

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 28 October 2004

9.30 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.00 pm Question Time—

Environment and Rural Development;

Health and Community Care;

General Questions

3.00 pm Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 3 November 2004

2.30 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

followed by Business Motion

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 4 November 2004

9.30 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Executive Business

12 noon First Minister’s Question Time

2.00 pm Question Time—

Enterprise, Lifelong Learning and Transport;

Justice and Law Officers;

General Questions

3.00 pm Executive Business

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S2M-1825 Ms Margaret Curran on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: School Education (Ministerial Powers and Independent Schools) (Scotland) Bill - Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees that, during Stage 3 of the School Education (Ministerial Powers and Independent Schools) (Scotland) Bill, debate on each part of the proceedings shall be brought to a conclusion by the time-limits indicated (each time-limit being calculated from when the Stage begins and excluding any periods when other business is under consideration or when the meeting of the Parliament is suspended or otherwise not in progress):

Groups 1 and 2 – no later than 30 minutes

Motion to pass the Bill – 1 hour

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S2M-1824 Ms Margaret Curran on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees the following revision to the programme of business for 6 October 2004—

Wednesday 6 October 2004

after,

9.30 am Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

leave out,

followed by Ministerial Statement on Efficient Government – Efficiency, Effectiveness and Productivity

followed by Executive Debate on Ministerial Statement on Efficient Government – Efficiency, Effectiveness and Productivity

and insert,

followed by First Minister’s Motion to appoint a Minister

followed by First Minister’s Motion to appoint Junior Scottish Ministers

Supported by: Tavish Scott*

*S2M-1823.1 Bill Aitken: Appointment of Junior Scottish Ministers—As an amendment to motion (S2M-1823) in the name of Mr Jack McConnell, leave out "and Johann Lamont".

*S2M-1823.2 Nicola Sturgeon: Appointment of Junior Scottish Ministers—As an amendment to motion (S2M-1823) in the name of Mr Jack McConnell, leave out "Rhona Brankin and".

Supported by: Shona Robison*

S2M-1821 Plight of the Saharawi People (lodged on 1 October 2004) Frances Curran*, Bruce Crawford*, Alasdair Morgan*, Rob Gibson*, Campbell Martin*, Eleanor Scott*, Bill Butler*, Michael Matheson*, Alex Neil*, Chris Ballance*, Mr Jamie Stone*, Mike Pringle*, Rosie Kane*

S2M-1814 Crisis in Urological Services in the Borders (lodged on 30 September 2004) Michael Matheson*, Mr Adam Ingram*

S2M-1807# National Construction Week, 6 to 13 October 2004 (lodged on 30 September 2004) Bill Butler*, Elaine Smith*, Mr Jamie Stone*, Christine May*, Margaret Jamieson*, Dr Elaine Murray*, Alex Neil*, Ms Sandra White*, Robert Brown*, Mike Pringle*, Scott Barrie*, Sarah Boyack*

S2M-1806 Military Assistance to Colombia and Human Rights Abuses (lodged on 29 September 2004) Bruce Crawford*, Brian Adam*, Rob Gibson*, Campbell Martin*, Mr Stewart Maxwell*, Eleanor Scott*, Bill Butler*, Chris Ballance*, Mike Pringle*

S2M-1804 Ratho Adventure Centre (lodged on 29 September 2004) Dennis Canavan*, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton*

S2M-1802 Smoking to be Banned at SRU Rugby Matches at Murrayfield (lodged on 29 September 2004) Mr Adam Ingram*, Brian Adam*, Eleanor Scott*, Jim Mather*, Chris Ballance*, Mr Keith Raffan*, Rob Gibson*, Rosie Kane*, Mike Pringle*

S2M-1787 New Highland Horticultural Industry - Bog Myrtle (lodged on 29 September 2004) Eleanor Scott*, Mr David Davidson*, Mr Brian Monteith*

S2M-1786 Scottish Food Fortnight (lodged on 28 September 2004) Mr Adam Ingram*

S2M-1779 Support for Outdoor Education (lodged on 28 September 2004) Mr Adam Ingram*

S2M-1762 Enterprise and Culture Committee’s 6th Report 2004 (Session 2): Renewable Energy in Scotland (lodged on 28 September 2004) Mike Watson*

S2M-1761 World Alzheimer’s Day 2004 (lodged on 27 September 2004) Mr Adam Ingram*

S2M-1750# International Credit Union Day (lodged on 22 September 2004) Karen Whitefield*

S2M-1676# Student Loans Payment Date (lodged on 13 September 2004) Rosie Kane*

 

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