Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 14 February 2001

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Wednesday 14 February 2001 (Afternoon) [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:30]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    To lead our time for reflection we welcome Rev Elizabeth Wardlaw, minister of Hermitage United Free Church in Leith.

  • Teaching Profession

    38 speeches

    We now have a statement by Mr Jack McConnell on the teaching profession for the 21 st century. The minister will take questions at the end of his statement, so there should be no interventions...

  • Community Care

    76 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-1639, in the name of Margaret Smith, on behalf of the Health and Community Care Committee, on the committee's inquiry into the delivery of...

  • Business Motion

    2 speeches

    For the next item of business, I ask Tavish Scott to move on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau business motion S1M-1659, which proposes a change in the business for tomorrow. Any member wishing...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motion

    Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees the following designation of Lead Committee— The Justice 2 Committee to consider the European Communities (Matrimonial Jurisdiction and Judgments)...

  • Decision Time

    9 speeches

    There are three questions to put to the chamber. The first question is, that amendment S1M-1639.1, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, which seeks to amend motion S1M-1639, in the name of Margaret...

  • Debt Advice and Awareness

    27 speeches

    We come now to members' business. I ask members who are leaving to do so quietly and quickly, so that we can proceed with an important debate on motion S1M-1569, in the name of Fiona Hyslop, on...

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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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