BUSINESS BULLETIN 69/1999
Wednesday 6 October 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-192 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Membership of Committee MotionThat the Parliament agrees that Dr Richard Simpson be appointed to the Standards Committee.
*S1M-191 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Lead CommitteesThat the Parliament agrees the following designations of lead committees
The Justice and Home Affairs Committee to consider the Abolition of Poindings and Warrant Sales Bill
The Finance Committee to consider Parts 1 and 3 of Stage 2 of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill
The Audit Committee to consider Part 2 of Stage 2 of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill.
*S1M-190 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business MotionThat the Parliament agrees:
(a) the following programme of business -
Thursday 28 October 1999
and (b), that the Finance Committee and Audit Committee shall complete Stage 2 consideration of the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Bill by 19 November 1999.
*S1M-189# Michael Matheson: Pollution of Bo'ness Domestic Water SupplyThat the Parliament notes with concern the ongoing pollution of the domestic water supply in parts of Boness with heavy metals; notes that East of Scotland Water has failed to publish scientific reports into the extent of the polution and has not operated in an open and accountable manner; notes the potential health risks to the local community and calls for an urgent review of East of Scotland Waters handling of this matter and for related scientific reports to be placed in the public domain.
Supported by: Linda Fabiani*, Roseanna Cunningham*, Alex Neil*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Andrew Wilson*
*S1M-188# Mr John Swinney: Stracathro HospitalThat the Parliament recognises the invaluable services that Stracathro Hospital provides to the people of Angus and the Mearns; expresses its concern that significant changes to the delivery of services at the hospital are being undertaken by Tayside University Hospital NHS Trust during the Acute Services Review, and asks that the Scottish Executive give assurances that no changes to delivery of services will be undertaken until the Acute Services Review is completed and agreed.
Supported by: Mr Andrew Welsh*, Irene McGugan*, Mr Mike Rumbles*
*S1M-187# Mr Nick Johnston: TelecommunicationsThat the Parliament notes the proliferation of telecommunication masts in mid Scotland and Fife and the recent report of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee into mobile phones and telecommunications.
*S1M-186 Donald Dewar: Memorandum of UnderstandingThat the Parliament endorses the Memorandum of Understanding and supplementary agreements concluded between the United Kingdom Government, Scottish Ministers and the National Assembly for Wales.
*S1M-185 Ross Finnie: Scottish AgricultureThat the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Executives support for Scottish farmers and approves the steps it is taking to assist in creating a more sustainable future for Scottish agriculture.
*S1M-184 Mr David Davidson: Food Standards Agency location in AberdeenThat the Parliament congratulates Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils supported by the many organisations of the area on winning the bid to locate the Scottish arm of the Food Standards Agency in Aberdeen.
*S1M-183 Brian Adam: Advisory CommitteesThat the Parliament calls on the Scottish Executive to review its advisory committee structure to ensure openness and accountability in particular by publishing details of membership of such bodies and of the advice given by them.
Supported by: Richard Lochhead*, Irene McGugan*
S1M-182# Aberdeen City Council Lobbyist (lodged on 30 September 1999) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Fergus Ewing*
S1M-166 Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) (lodged on 21 September 1999) Fergus Ewing*
S1M-162# Breast Cancer (lodged on 21 September 1999) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Fergus Ewing*
S1M-161 East Timor (lodged on 21 September 1999) Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Fergus Ewing*
S1M-156# Criminal Checks for Voluntary Organisations (lodged on 15 September 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*, Mr Kenneth Gibson*, Fergus Ewing*, Mr David Davidson*, Ian Jenkins*
S1M-148# Repossession (lodged on 13 September 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*
S1M-146 Support for Democracy in Myanmar (lodged on 13 September 1999) Fergus Ewing*
S1M-145 Scottish History (lodged on 10 September 1999) Fergus Ewing*, Mr David Davidson*, Mr Lloyd Quinan*, Mr Murray Tosh*
S1M-136# Sheep Industry (lodged on 8 September 1999) Fergus Ewing*
S1M-133# Crisis in Scottish Agriculture (lodged on 8 September 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*
S1M-125 East Timor (lodged on 7 September 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*, Fergus Ewing*
S1M-123# Lanarkshire Eviction Threat (lodged on 6 September 1999) Fergus Ewing*
S1M-117 Act of Settlement (lodged on 1 September 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*
S1M-114 Genetically Modified Crops (lodged on 1 September 1999) Fergus Ewing*
S1M-104 Free School Meals (lodged on 30 August 1999) Fergus Ewing*
S1M-103# RAF Buchan (lodged on 30 August 1999) Fergus Ewing*, Mr David Davidson*
S1M-92# The closure of Oban and Pentland Coastguard stations (lodged on 13 August 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*
S1M-89 Human Rights (lodged on 23 July 1999) Fergus Ewing*