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Business Bulletin No. 184/2004

Monday 13 December 2004

Section G: Bills: Notices and Amendments

  

Section G – Bills: Notices and Amendments

Members’ Bills Proposals

A Member who has lodged a proposal has the right to introduce a Member’s Bill to give effect to that proposal under Rule 9.14.12 of the Standing Orders provided:

  • the proposal has attracted 18 supporters which include members of at least half of the political parties or groups represented on the Parliamentary Bureau; and
  • the Scottish Executive has not given an indication under Rule 9.14.13 that they or Her Majesty’s Government will initiate legislation to give effect to the proposal.

The Bills page of the Parliamentary website shows the current status in this regard.

Names marked with an (*) are new names of support.

Colin Fox: Proposed Abolition of NHS Prescription Charges (Scotland) Bill —Proposal for a Bill to abolish all NHS charges for Scottish prescriptions. (lodged 8 December 2004)

A copy of the statement of reasons on why further consultation is not required lodged on 12 November 2004 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Health Committee indicated on 7 December 2004 that they were satisfied with those reasons.

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) are available in SPICe.

Supported by: Tommy Sheridan, Rosie Kane, Carolyn Leckie, Frances Curran, John Swinburne, Campbell Martin, Dennis Canavan, Mark Ballard, Chris Ballance, Eleanor Scott, Margo MacDonald, Robin Harper, Patrick Harvie, John Farquhar Munro, Ms Rosemary Byrne, Mr Mark Ruskell, Donald Gorrie, Mike Pringle, Shona Baird

Dennis Canavan: Proposed St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday Bill – Proposal for a Bill to establish a St Andrew’s Day Bank Holiday. (lodged 10 December 2004)

A copy of the statement of reasons on why further consultation is not required lodged on 12 November 2004 is available in the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe).

The Enterprise Committee indicated on 30 November 2004 that they were satisfied with those reasons.

A copy of the consultation paper together with copies of each response and a summary of all responses (including the conclusions drawn from those responses) are available in SPICe.

Supported by: Brian Adam*, Shiona Baird*, Richard Baker*, Chris Balance*, Mark Ballard*, Mr Ted Brocklebank*, Bill Butler*, Ms Rosemary Byrne*, Bruce Crawford*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Frances Curran*, Helen Eadie*, Fergus Ewing*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Linda Fabiani*, John Farquhar Munro*, Colin Fox*, Phil Gallie*, Rob Gibson*, Karen Gillon*, Marlyn Glen*, Donald Gorrie*, Christine Grahame*, Robin Harper*, Patrick Harvie*, Janis Hughes*, Fiona Hyslop*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Dr Sylvia Jackson*, Gordon Jackson*, Rosie Kane*, Carolyn Leckie*, Richard Lochhead*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*, Margo MacDonald*, Kate Maclean*, Campbell Martin*, Paul Martin*, Tricia Marwick*, Jim Mather*, Michael Matheson*, Mr Stewart Maxwell*, Christine May*, Mr Frank McAveety*, Mr Bruce McFee*, Michael McMahon*, Pauline McNeill*, Margaret Mitchell*, Alasdair Morgan*, Alex Neil*, Irene Oldfather*, Cathy Peattie*, Mike Pringle*, Jeremy Purvis*, Nora Radcliffe*, Mr Keith Raffan*, Shona Robison*, Mike Rumbles*, Mr Mark Ruskell*, Mary Scanlon*, Eleanor Scott*, Tommy Sheridan*, Elaine Smith*, Iain Smith*, Margaret Smith*, Stewart Stevenson*, Mr Jamie Stone*, Nicola Sturgeon*, John Swinburne*, Mr John Swinney*, Dr Jean Turner*, Mike Watson*, Mr Andrew Welsh*, Ms Sandra White*, Karen Whitefield*

 

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