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Monday 23 August 1999

Section F – Motions and amendments lodged between 18 August and 20 August 199


The full text of all outstanding motions and amendments will appear in the Business Bulletin published on Monday 30 August.

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-95# Mr Nick Johnston: Unemployment in Clackmannanshire and West Fife— That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Ministers to establish a task force to alleviate social and economic deprivation caused by the escalating unemployment in Clackmannanshire and West Fife.


*S1M-94# Maureen Macmillan: Domestic Violence— That the Parliament notes the Work Plan drawn up by the Scottish Partnership on domestic violence which has as part of its remit an examination of the experience of women in rural areas; calls for swift consideration to be given to improving the safety of women at risk, and supports the work carried out in this field by Women’s Aid and other organisations in the Highlands and Islands.


*S1M-92# Mr Duncan Hamilton: The closure of Oban and Pentland coastguard stations— That the Parliament recognises the invaluable service to Scotland of the coastguard stations at Oban and Pentland, condemns their closure announced by Her Majesty’s Government, regrets the loss of local expertise and the real threat to safety that this causes, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to resist these recommendations.

Supported by; Andrew Wilson, Fiona McLeod


S1M-91One Hundreth Anniversary of the Founding of Albion Motors (lodged on 11 August) Michael Russell*


S1M-90 The Regeneration of Cowal (lodged on 11 August) Mrs Maureen MacMillan*


S1M-88 Ayr Utd Stadium Planning Approval submitted by South Ayrshire Council (lodged on 12 July) Nicola Sturgeon*


S1M-86 Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town (lodged on 2 July) Linda Fabiani*


S1M-84 Warrant Sales (lodged on 1 July) Linda Fabiani*


S1M-18 Genetically modified crops (lodged on 1 June 1999) Michael Russell*

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