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Scottish Parliament debates

Thursday, 25 January 2001

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Thursday 25 January 2001 [THE DEPUTY PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:30]

  • Roads

    118 speeches

    Good morning. The first item of business this morning is a Scottish National Party debate on motion S1M-1584, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on roads in Scotland, and two amendments.

  • Personal Care for the Elderly

    86 speeches

    The next item of business is a Scottish National Party debate on motion S1M-1589, in the name of Mr John Swinney, on personal care for the elderly. There are two amendments to the motion. One of...

  • Business Motion

    5 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S1M-1581, in the name of Mr Tom McCabe, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out the business programme. Motion moved, That the...

  • Question Time — Scottish Executive

    • Paper Industry

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive, further to the answer to question S1W-11988 by Ms Wendy Alexander on 27 December 2000, what recent discussions it has had with representatives of the Scottish paper...

    • Disability Rights Commission (Meetings)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met the Disability Rights Commission. (S1O-2813)

      Young Disabled People

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the current legislation regarding young people with a disability and in receipt of respite care being classified as looked-after...

      Mobile Telephone Masts

      6 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what income from rent for the positioning of mobile telephone masts it receives from telecommunications companies. (S1O-2815)

      Timber Transportation

      9 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions the Minister for Rural Development has had with the Minister for Transport about the extraction and transportation of timber in areas where...

      Police (Race Relations)

      7 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive what action it plans to take as a result of the recent report "Without Prejudice? A Thematic Inspection of Police Race Relations in Scotland". (S1O-2842)

      Adoption

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will review the legislation, both primary and secondary, governing the adoption of babies purchased outwith Scotland. (S1O-2847)

      Minister for Health and Community Care (Meetings)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive when the Minister for Health and Community Care last met representatives of Argyll and Clyde Health Board and what issues were discussed. (S1O-2814)

      Caledonian MacBrayne (Meetings)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met representatives of Caledonian MacBrayne and what issues were discussed. (S1O-2849)

      Scottish Berry Project

      4 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive how and when it plans to take forward a cross-sectoral project that reflects the aims of the Scottish berry project. (S1O-2817)

      Roads (Signposting)

      9 speeches

      To ask the Scottish Executive whether it has any plans to review the criteria for the installation of tourist signposting on trunk roads. (S1O-2853)

      Transport (Aberdeen)

      9 speeches

      I am tempted to repeat the previous question. To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to alleviate recent transport difficulties in the city of Aberdeen. (S1O-2822)

  • First Minister's Question Time — Scottish Executive

  • Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill: Stage 1

    97 speeches

    The next item of business is a stage 1 debate on motion S1M-1574, in the name of Angus MacKay, on the Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill. I ask members who wish to speak in the debate to press their...

  • Points of Order

    39 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Twenty minutes ago, I raised a point of order about a statement by the Executive.

  • Personal Care for the Elderly

    29 speeches

    I call Mr Tom McCabe to make a brief statement.

  • Decision Time

    24 speeches

    The first question is, that amendment S1M-1584.1.1, in the name of Mr Murray Tosh, which seeks to amend amendment S1M-1584.1, in the name of Sarah Boyack, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. The confusion about what we were voting on in this afternoon's proceedings—arising from the fact that we were not voting on the minister's statement...

  • Robert Burns

    52 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members' business debate on motion S1M-1506, in the name of David Mundell, on Robert Burns. Motion debated, That the Parliament recognises the immeasurable...

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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