Scottish Parliament debates

Thursday, 9 May 2002

  • Introduction

    1 speech

    Scottish Parliament Thursday 9 May 2002 [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:30]

  • Voluntary Sector

    96 speeches

    This morning's business is a Social Justice Committee debate on motion S1M-3063, in the name of the convener, Johann Lamont, on the committee's inquiry into the voluntary sector.

  • New National Qualifications

    19 speeches

    We come now, slightly late I am afraid, to the important statement by Cathy Jamieson on the new national qualifications. I ask those who wish to ask questions to press their buttons during the...

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    I understand that one or two members' votes were not recorded last evening. I have asked those members to check their cards, but I would like the system to be checked before this evening to...

  • Business Motion

    3 speeches

    The next item of business is business motion S1M-3080, in the name of Patricia Ferguson.

  • Question Time — Scottish Executive

  • First Minister's Question Time

    • Cabinet (Meetings)

      11 speeches

      To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Scottish Executive's Cabinet. (S1F-1879)

    • McCrone Agreement

      10 speeches

      To ask the First Minister whether the implementation of the McCrone agreement is proceeding satisfactorily. (S1F-1893)

      "A Smart, Successful Scotland"

      11 speeches

      I should mention that my colleague Mr McLetchie regrets that he cannot be in the chamber. Sadly, he is dealing with the bereavement of a close personal friend. I want to ask the First Minister...

  • Nurses

    50 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-3078, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, on action to recruit, retain and value nurses, and two amendments to that motion.

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of three Parliamentary Bureau motions: one on the appointment of a committee substitute, one on committee membership and one on the designation of a...

  • Decision Time

    13 speeches

    There are seven questions to be put to chamber at decision time. [Interruption.] Order. Last week the Deputy Presiding Officer miscalled a vote because neither he nor the clerks could hear. I ask...

  • Europe Day

    30 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members' business debate on motion S1M-3032, in the name of Irene Oldfather, on Scotland and Europe day. Motion debated, That the Parliament is proud to mark...

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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