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BUSINESS BULLETIN 59/1999

Wednesday 22 September 1999

Section F - Motions and Amendments

 

The full text of all outstanding motions and amendments will appear in the Business Bulletin every Monday.

Items or names marked with an asterisk (*) are new. 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 (#).

 

*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).

 

*S1M-167 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business -

 

Wednesday 29 September 1999

2.30 pm Debate on an Executive Motion on a Manufacturing and Industrial Strategy for Scotland

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

 

 

Thursday 30 September 1999

9.30 am Non-Executive Business: Debate on a Motion by the Scottish National Party

followed by, no later than 12.20 pm Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.00 pm Open Question Time

followed by, no later than 3.15 pm Stage 1 Debate on the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill

followed by Motion on a Financial Resolution required in relation to the provisions of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill

followed by Other Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Members' Business

 

 

Wednesday 6 October 1999

2.30 pm Executive Business

followed by Other Parliamentary Bureau motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

 

 

Thursday 7 October 1999

9.30 am Ministerial Statement and Debate on the Executive’s Expenditure Plans

12.20 pm Business Motion

2.30 pm Question Time

3.00 pm Open Question Time

followed by, no later than 3.15 pm Executive Business

followed by Other Parliamentary Bureau motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members' Business

 

*S1M-166 Mr John Munro: Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS)—That the Parliament notes with concern the continuing inequalities and complexities inherent in the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS)and recognises that there is urgent need for an independent ombudsman to hear individual subsidy grievances.

Supported by: Mr Jamie Stone*, George Lyon*, Tavish Scott*, Euan Robson*

 

*S1M-165 Jackie Baillie: Voluntary Sector—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Executive’s recognition of the important role of the voluntary sector in Scottish society through the contribution it makes to economic prosperity, promoting social inclusion and encouraging active citizenship; endorses the Executive’s commitment to create a stable infrastructure in which the voluntary sector can flourish, and welcomes the firm intention to work in partnership with the sector in delivering the Programme for Government.

 

*S1M-163 Angus MacKay: Crime Prevention—That the Parliament notes the continuing need to work together for a safer Scotland and acknowledges that the formation of powerful yet practical community safety partnerships, as promoted by the Scottish Executive, provides the means of sustained involvement from all members of our communities and the agencies which serve those communities.

 

*S1M-162# Pauline McNeill: Breast Cancer—That the Parliament notes that breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer amongst women in Scotland; notes that early detection has saved many lives; and supports the work of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the establishment of an all-party group on breast cancer, and encourages all MSPs to join it.

 

*S1M-161 Michael Russell: East Timor—That the Parliament expresses its appreciation of the work of the international observers during the East Timor referendum, expresses solidarity with the people of East Timor, and calls on the House of Representatives of Indonesia to convene immediately to endorse the result of the ballot in which the overwhelming majority of the East Timor electorate voted for independence.

Supported by: Dennis Canavan*, Tricia Marwick*, Kay Ullrich*

 

*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.

 

*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.’

 

S1M-140# Upgrading of the Mallaig Road (lodged on 9 September 1999) Michael Matheson*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr John Munro*

 

S1M-133# Crisis in Scottish Agriculture (lodged on 8 September 1999) Alex Fergusson*R

 

S1M-129# Services to Victims of Crime (lodged on 7 September 1999) Mrs Lyndsay McIntosh*

 

S1M-104 Free School Meals (lodged on 30 August 1999) Mr Adam Ingram*, Irene McGugan*, Christine Grahame*

 

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