Scottish Parliament debates

Thursday, 2 December 1999

  • Introduction

    190 speeches

    Scottish Parliament Thursday 2 December 1999 [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:31]

  • Business Motion

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S1M-340, in the name of Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees the following...

  • Lead Committee

    1 speech

    Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees the following designation of Lead Committee— The Local Government Committee to consider The Non-domestic Rating Contributions (Scotland) Amendment...

  • Question Time — Scottish Executive

    1 speech

    The first business this afternoon is question time. I remind members that, following last week's point of order from the convener of the Procedures Committee, supplementary questions have to...

    • Compulsory Purchase

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has reviewed the powers of private companies, public sector organisations and other entities in relation to compulsory purchase in the light of the...

    • Offender Rehabilitation

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what measures are being taken to provide rehabilitation for offenders with drug abuse problems within prisons. (S1O-771)

      International Criminal Court

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has held with Her Majesty's Government about the ratification of the treaty on the international criminal court and whether it has identified any...

      Women's Aid Refuges

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive to detail the financial assistance available to women living in women's aid refuge homes. (S1O-770)

      Hepatitis C

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive by how much the incidence of hepatitis C has increased in the past five years, how many of the cases are estimated to be as a result of drug injecting, what measures...

      Maternity Services (Greater Glasgow)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what account will be taken of geographical location in the review of maternity services within the greater Glasgow area. (S1O-779)

      Frail Elderly People

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making in building closer co-operation between local authorities and the national health service in the delivery of services to frail elderly...

      Textile Industry

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will encourage Scottish Enterprise to develop a national strategy for the textile industry. (S1O-769)

      Housing Associations

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations regarding the promotion of community-based and tenant-controlled housing...

      Consultative Steering Group Report

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it continues to endorse section 3.5, paragraph 5 of the report of the consultative steering group on the Scottish Parliament. (S1O-757)

      Pre-school Education

      5 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive how many (a) males and (b) people from ethnic minorities are employed in pre-school education in Scotland. (S1O-741)

      School Closures (Cumbernauld)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what representations it has received on the issue of the proposed school closures in Cumbernauld. (S1O-747)

      Miscarriages (Greater Glasgow)

      7 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will assist Greater Glasgow Health Board's public health department with funding for a fuller investigation of the high incidence of miscarriages it has...

      NHS Equipment

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what provision it is making for the replacement of medical and laboratory equipment in the national health service in Scotland. (S1O-772)

      Rural Challenge Funding

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what steps are being taken to ensure that Here We Are Ltd of Cairndow will not lose any or all of its rural challenge funding as a result of the Scottish Executive's...

      Chancellor of the Exchequer (Meetings)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive when the First Minister last met the Chancellor of the Exchequer and what they discussed. (S1O-767)

      Epilepsy

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether there is a national strategy for the treatment of people with epilepsy in Scotland. (S1O-742)

      Disabled People

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve local authority service provision for disabled people. (S1O-782)

      Houses in Multiple Occupancy

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it considers that the introduction of mandatory licensing of houses in multiple occupancy will ensure that such accommodation is safe and does not in itself...

      Closed-circuit Television

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to continue to provide funding to local authorities so that they can install CCTV systems within communities suffering from high levels of crime....

  • Open Question Time — scottish executive

  • Equalities

    60 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-334, in the name of Jackie Baillie, and on two amendments.

  • Decision Time

    21 speeches

    We come to decision time. I must put six questions to the chamber. The first question is, that amendment S1M-327.1, in the name of Iain Gray, seeking to amend motion S1M-327, in the name of Mr...

  • European Freight and Passenger Terminal (Fife)

    39 speeches

    We now move to members' business. I make my usual appeal for members to leave quickly and quietly. Members' business today is motion S1M-287, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on the promotion of a...

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The Scottish Parliament is the national legislature of Scotland, located in Edinburgh. The Parliament consists of 129 members known as MSPs, elected for four-year terms; 73 represent individual geographical constituencies, and 56 are regional representatives.

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