Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 20 March 2002

  • Introduction

    [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 13:45]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    We welcome the Rev David Cooper to lead our time for reflection today. He is the synod secretary of the Methodist Church of Scotland.

  • Education

    35 speeches

    The next item of business is a statement by Cathy Jamieson on the national debate on education. The minister will take questions at the end of her statement, so there should be no interventions...

  • Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

    141 speeches

    We move on to the stage 1 debate on the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. I call Ross Finnie to open for the Executive. While we are waiting for the minister to open the debate, I could deliver some...

  • Land Reform (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S1M-2532, on the financial resolution in respect of the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. Motion moved, That the Parliament, for the purposes of...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of two Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Euan Robson to move motion S1M-2922, on the designation of lead committees, and motion S1M-2923, on the...

  • Decision Time

    7 speeches

    There are four questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that motion S1M-2506, in the name of Jim Wallace, on the general principles of the Land Reform...

  • Sub-Post Offices

    35 speeches

    The final item of business is a members' business debate on motion S1M-2844, in the name of Robert Brown, on Scottish sub-post offices and "Your Guide". Motion debated, That the Parliament...

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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