Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 8 December 1999

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Wednesday 8 December 1999 (Afternoon) [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:31]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Our time for reflection today is led by Dr Mona Siddiqui, lecturer in Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Glasgow.

  • Local Government Finance

    49 speeches

    Our first item of business is a statement by Mr Jack McConnell on local government finance. The minister will take questions at the end of his 10-minute statement and therefore will take no...

  • Sea Fisheries

    103 speeches

    The next item of business is motion S1M-358, in the name of John Home Robertson, on sea fisheries, and the amendments to that motion.

  • Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill

    Motion moved, That the Parliament accepts the need to establish the validity of charges levied by the Sea Fish Industry Authority and the Herring Industry Board as set out in the Sea Fishing...

  • Decision Time

    10 speeches

    We come to decision time. I must put four questions as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S1M-358.1, in the name of Mr Alex Salmond, seeking to amend motion...

  • Hawick

    10 speeches

    We now move to members' business, which is motion S1M-319, in the name of Mr Euan Robson, on the economy of Hawick. The debate will be concluded after 30 minutes, without any question being put....

What is this?

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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