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BUSINESS BULLETIN 50/1999

Wednesday 8 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-132 Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: Business Motion—That the Parliament agrees

(a) the following amendment to the programme of business agreed on 1 September -


Thursday 9 September 1999

after "Motions to Approve SSIs (to be taken without debate)" insert -

followed by  Motion to Approve the Designation of the lead Committee for the Public Finance and Audit Bill (to be taken without debate)

(b) the following programme of business

Wednesday 15 September 1999

2.30 pm Debate on an Executive Motion on the Food Standards Agency

followed by, no earlier than 4.30 pm Motions on the Nomination and Appointment of the Auditor General for Scotland

followed by  Motion on the Designation of Lead Committees for SSIs (to be taken without debate)

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by  Members' Business Debate on the subject of S1M-86 Alasdair Morgan: Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town

 

Thursday 16 September 1999

9.30 am  Non-Executive Business on a Motion by the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party on the subject of Transport

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 Ministerial Statement on the Water Industry

followed by  Debate on an Executive Motion on Homelessness

5.00 pm  Decision Time

followed by  Members' Business Debate on the Subject of S1M-98 Tavish Scott: Crisis in Salmon Farming

 

Wednesday 22 September 1999

2.30 pm  Debate on an Executive Motion on Tourism

5.00 pm  Decision Time

followed by  Members' Business

 

Thursday 23 September 1999

9.30 am  Debate on Executive Motion on a Manufacturing and Industrial Strategy for Scotland

followed by, nol ater 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 Debate on an Executive Motion on the Voluntary Sector

5.00 pm  Decision Time

followed by  Members' Business

 

and (c), the following dates by which other committees should make any recommendations on instruments or draft instruments to the lead committee:

 

Other Committee

 

Lead Committee

Subject

By

1. Rural Affairs

2. European

Reports to Transport and Environment The Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/43) 29 September 1999
1. Rural Affairs

2. European

Reports to Health and Community Care The Food (Animals and Animal Products from Belgium) (Emergency Control) (No. 2) (Scotland) Order 1999 (SSI 1999/32) 29 September 1999
1. Rural Affairs

2. European

Reports to Health and Community Care The Animal Feedingstuffs from Belgium (Control) (No. 2) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/33) 29 September 1999
European Reports to Health and Community Care The Spreadable Fats (Marketing Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 (SSI 1999/34) 29 September 1999

 

*S1M-131 Mr Tom McCabe: Time for Reflection—That the Parliament agrees that, further to the decision on motion S1M–1 on Prayers, the provision of a Time for Reflection should be as outlined below:

Time for Reflection will be held in the Chamber in a meeting of the Parliament normally as the first item of business each week;

Time for Reflection will be held in public and will be addressed both to Members and to the Scottish people;

Time for Reflection will last for a maximum of four minutes;

Time for Reflection will follow a pattern based on the balance of beliefs in Scotland; invitations to address the Parliament in leading Time for Reflection will be issued by the Presiding Officer on advice from the Parliamentary Bureau;

Time for Reflection will be recorded in the Official Report

 

*S1M-129# Michael Matheson: Services to Victims of Crime—That the Parliament recognises that support services to victims of crime within Central Scotland are extremely variable and calls upon the Minister for Justice to review present support and information services for victims of crime, and to introduce a victims charter at an early opportunity.

Supported by: Ms Sandra White*, Richard Lochhead*, Mr Adam Ingram*, Mrs Margaret Ewing*, Dorothy-Grace Elder*, Kay Ullrich*, Robin Harper*

*S1M-128# Allan Wilson: Regional Selective Assistance—That the Parliament calls for the retention and development of the regional selective assistance priority scheme in areas of high and persistent unemployment.

Supported by: Rhoda Grant*, Hugh Henry*, George Lyon*, Cathy Jamieson*, Mike Watson*

*S1M-127 Donald Dewar: Programme for Government—That the Parliament endorse the contents of Making It Work Together.

Supported by: Mr Jim Wallace*

*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.

 

*S1M-125 Dennis Canavan: East Timor—That the Parliament expresses solidarity with the people of East Timor, the overwhelming majority of whom voted for independence in the recent referendum; condemns those who are attempting to use violence to deny the democratic rights of the people of East Timor, and calls on the international community, through the United Nations, to take all necessary action to ensure full respect for human rights and democracy in East Timor.

Supported by: Mr John McAllion*, Ms Sandra White*, Donald Gorrie*, Alex Neil*, Robin Harper*, Tommy Sheridan*

S1M-123# Lanarkshire Eviction Threat (lodged on 6 September 1999) Mr Adam Ingram*, Robin Harper*

S1M-119 East Timor (lodged on 3 September 1999) Fiona Hyslop*, Dennis Canavan*, Alex Neil*, Kay Ullrich*, Robin Harper*

S1M-117 Act of Settlement (lodged on 1 September 1999) Michael Matheson*, Kay Ullrich*

S1M-116# Unemployment in Clackmannanshire and West Fife (lodged on 1 September 1999) Mr Brian Monteith*

S1M-104 Free School Meals (lodged on 30 August 1999) Robin Harper*

S1M-103# RAF Buchan (lodged on 30 August 1999) Nora Radcliffe*

S1M-102 Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (lodged on 27 August 1999) Robin Harper*

S1M-101 Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (lodged on 27 August 1999) Robin Harper*

S1M-89 Human Rights (lodged on 23 July 1999) Robin Harper*

S1M-88 Ayr Utd Stadium Planning Approval submitted by South Ayrshire Council (lodged on 12 July 1999) Mr Brian Monteith*

S1M-87 National Health Service (lodged on 6 July 1999) Mr Brian Monteith*

S1M-66 Impact of tolls on Tourism (lodged on 22 June 1999) Mr Murray Tosh*, Phil Gallie*, John Young*, Bill Aitken*

S1M-59 Open cast mining (lodged on 21 June 1999) Robin Harper*


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