Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 16 January 2002

  • Introduction

    [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:30]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    To lead our time for reflection this afternoon, I welcome Mr Chris Docherty, who is the convener of the Action of Churches Together in Scotland youth forum in Glasgow.

  • Points of Order

    7 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. This is the point of order of which I gave you prior notice. Yesterday, the Executive held a press conference to announce the delay in the implementation...

  • Railways

    162 speeches

    We now turn to this afternoon's Scottish National Party debate on motion S1M-2606, in the name of Kenny MacAskill, on Scotland's railways, and two amendments to that motion. I call on Kenny...

  • Cross-party Groups

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S1M-2572, in the name of Mike Rumbles, on behalf of the Standards Committee, on rules on cross-party groups in the code of conduct. The motion...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S1M-2607, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau. The motion sets out a change in the business...

  • Decision Time

    9 speeches

    There are four questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S1M-2606.2, in the name of Wendy Alexander, which seeks to amend motion S1M-2606, in the...

  • Renewable Energy (Western Isles)

    45 speeches

    I will pause for a moment to allow members to leave quietly. [Interruption.] Order. Would those who are not waiting for the members' business debate please clear the chamber now, so that we may...

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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