Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 15 May 2002

  • Introduction

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

  • Time for Reflection

    3 speeches

    To lead our time for reflection this afternoon, we welcome Mrs Louise Purvis, who is a member of the executive committee of the National Prayer Breakfast for Scotland.

  • Presiding Officer's Ruling

    1 speech

    Before moving on to the revised business motion, I shall make some remarks, as a matter of courtesy and information, about the sub judice rule. I invite members' attention to what I am going to...

  • Business Motion

    15 speeches

    I warn members that my ruling on sub judice is as pertinent to this item of business as it was to the proposed item of members' business this evening. I call Euan Robson to move motion S1M-3109....

  • Scottish Fire Service

    76 speeches

    The first item of business is a debate on motion S1M-3098, in the name of Richard Simpson, on the Scottish fire service, and two amendments to that motion.

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of Parliamentary Bureau motion S1M-3107, on the designation of lead committees. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees the following designation of...

  • Decision Time

    8 speeches

    There are four questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S1M-3098.2, in the name of Roseanna Cunningham, which seeks to amend motion S1M-3098, in...

  • Autism Awareness Week

    14 speeches

    The final item of business is a members' business debate on motion S1M-2988, in the name of Lloyd Quinan, on autism awareness week. The debate will be concluded without any question being put. I...

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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