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Wednesday 22 September 1999

Section A – Daily Business List


Meetings of Committees

All meetings take place in Committee Chambers, Edinburgh, unless otherwise indicated. Full agendas of committee meetings are given in Section C

10.00 a.m. The Transport and the Environment Committee
Committee Room 1

Consideration of Scottish Statutory Instruments: Briefing on telecommunications developments: consideration of work programme


9.30 am Justice and Home Affairs Committee

Petitions, evidence on domestic violence, and future business


11.15 am Health and Community Care Committee
Committee Room 4

Consideration of Committee Priorities


Meeting of the Parliament

2.30 pm Ministerial Statement on Teachers Pay

followed by Motion by Alasdair Morrison—

S1M-160 Alasdair Morrison: Tourism—That the Parliament acknowledges the importance of the tourism industry to the economy of Scotland, agrees that the industry faces a number of challenges and notes that the Government intends to publish in the new year a new strategy for the industry that will address these challenges.

The Presiding Officer has selected the following amendment—

S1M-160.1 Mr David Davidson: Tourism—As an amendment to motion (S1M-160) in the name of Alasdair Morrison, leave out from ‘and notes’ to end and insert:

‘,including additional taxation and regulation, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to use its influence to reduce such burdens and radically review the structure and funding of tourism in Scotland.’

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motion by Mr Tom McCabe—

S1M-168 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Approval of SSIs—That the Parliament agrees that the following instruments be approved—

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (Orkney) (No.2) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/42)

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning) (West Coast) (No.2) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/50).

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business—

Debate on the subject of—

S1M-126 Paul Martin: Stobhill Hospital—That the Parliament calls upon Greater Glasgow Health Board to enter into full and meaningful consultation with the residents and medical staff who are affected by the proposal to build a Secure Unit on the grounds of Stobhill Hospital and to take action to ensure that local people are included in the membership of the Glasgow North University Hospital Trust.

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