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Tuesday 22 June 1999

Section F –  Motions and amendments


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

Items marked with an asterisk* are new or have been altered. Asterisks in the text show the extent of alterations made.


*S1M-63 Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: That the Parliament agrees that

(a) the Office of the Clerk should be open on each of the following days:

5 July to 9 July; 12 July to 16 July; 19 July to 23 July; 26 July to 30 July; 2 August to 6 August; 9 August to 13 August; 16 August to 20 August; 23 August to 27 August; 30 August to 3 September; 6 September to 10 September; 13 September to 12.30 pm on 17 September; 21 September to 24 September; 27 September to 1 October; 4 October to 8 October; 11 October to 15 October; 18 October to 22 October; 25 October to 29 October; 1 November to 5 November; 8 November to 12 November; 15 November to 19 November; 22 November to 26 November; 29 November; 1 December to 3 December; 6 December to 10 December; 13 December to 17 December; 20 December to 24 December; 29 December and 30 December 1999; 5 January to 7 January 2000;

(b) the autumn recess should begin on 11 October and end on 24 October and the Christmas recess should begin on 20 December 1999 and should end on 9 January 2000 and

(c) there will be no meeting of the Parliament or of any committee on 30 November 1999.


*S1M-62 Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau: That the Parliament considers the Scotland Act 1998 (Agency Arrangements) (Specification) Order 1999.


*S1M-61 Angus Mackay: That the Parliament agrees that the Financial Services and Markets Bill, the Electronic Communications Bill and the Limited Liability Partnerships Bill should be considered by the UK Parliament.


*S1M-60 Susan Deacon: That the Parliament endorses the principle of a UK Food Standards Agency as set out in the Food Standards Bill and agrees that the Bill should be considered by the UK Parliament.


*S1M-59 Fiona Hyslop: That the Parliament notes with concern the pending planning application for opencast mining at Badallan Farm in Lanarkshire affecting communities there and in West Lothian and agrees that there should be a moratorium on consideration of any such new applications for opencast extraction pending full and proper debate and investigation by the Parliament and the relevant Committee(s) into open cast mining and its effect on public health and the environment.

Supported by: Mr Kenny MacAskill, Mr Lloyd Quinan, Mr Michael Matheson, Fiona McLeod, Ms Margo Macdonald.


S1M-51 Andrew Wilson*


S1M-33 Andrew Wilson*


S1M-32 Andrew Wilson*

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