Scottish Parliament debates

Thursday, 4 May 2000

  • Introduction

    [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:30]

  • Discipline in Schools

    53 speeches

    Good morning. Our first item of business is the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party debate on motion S1M-792, in the name of Mr Brian Monteith, on discipline in schools and amendments to...

  • Elderly and Disabled People

    68 speeches

    The next item of business is a Scottish Conservative and Unionist party debate on motion S1M-790, in the name of David Mundell, on services for elderly and disabled people, and amendments to that...

  • Business Motion

    9 speeches

    The next item on the agenda is consideration of business motion S1M-795, in the name of Mr Tom McCabe on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, which sets out our business programme.

  • Question Time — scottish executive

    • National Health Service (Asylum Seekers)

      9 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether any additional funding has been allocated to the Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust to cover health support services for asylum seekers accommodated at...

    • Special Needs Education (Sport)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive, in the light of the move towards inclusion of pupils with special needs in mainstream schools, what provision sportscotland has made for these pupils in its school...

      Lifelong Learning

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive how the extra money given to further education colleges will promote lifelong learning. (S1O-1630)

      Local Government Finance

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has considered the memorandum on local government finance by Professor Arthur Midwinter dated 25 April 2000 and what response it is proposing to make....

      Scottish Health Technology Assessment Centre

      12 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether the Scottish health technology assessment centre will ensure equality of access throughout Scotland to new and existing drugs and treatments. (S1O-1597)

      Caesarean Births

      13 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what factors have led to the high proportion of Caesarean births in Scotland and what reasons there are for disparities between different health board areas. (S1O-1615)

      Multiple Sclerosis

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether there are plans to increase the number of specialist nurses for multiple sclerosis patients and what the current number of such specialist nurses is. (S1O-1607)

      Childminders (Registration)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the legislation regarding the registration of childminders. (S1O-1634)

      Debt Recovery Law

      10 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive when it intends to make a policy statement on debt recovery law in Scotland. (S1O-1602)

      Glasgow Housing Association

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will detail the membership of the board of the proposed Glasgow housing association. (S1O-1622)

      M77

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to monitor the environmental and economic impact of the construction of the M77. (S1O-1616)

      Modern Apprenticeships

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what the current number of apprenticeships created by the modern apprenticeship scheme is, how many of these apprentices are young women and what is the range of...

  • Tweed Industry

    6 speeches

    To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to support and encourage the tweed industry. (S1O-1624)

  • First Minister's Question Time — scottish executive

  • Sport

    62 speeches

    Our next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-793, in the name of Rhona Brankin, on the role of sport in social inclusion, and amendments to that motion.

  • Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S1M-789 in the name of Des McNulty, on behalf of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, on the establishment of the Parliament's...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Mr Tom McCabe formally to move motion S1M-796, on the approval of Scottish Executive reports, and motion S1M-797,...

  • Decision Time

    31 speeches

    We now move to decision time. There are 12 questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S1M-792.2, in the name of Peter Peacock, which seeks to amend...

  • Glenrinnes School

    28 speeches

    I ask members who are not staying for the final item of business to leave the chamber quietly and quickly. Private conversations should be conducted outside the chamber. The final item of...

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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