Thursday, 13 June 2002
[THE DEPUTY PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:30]
Good morning. The first item of business is a debate on motion S1M-3194, in the name of James Douglas-Hamilton, on youth justice.
The next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-3204, in the name of Brian Monteith, on encouraging diversity in education, and two amendments to that motion.
The next item of business is the business motion S1M-3202, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out the business programme. Motion moved, That the...
To ask the Scottish Executive what it is doing to mark volunteers' week. (S1O-5310)
To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to undertake a national debate on genetic manipulation technology similar to that announced by Her Majesty's Government. (S1O-5338)
To ask the Scottish Executive what progress it is making on improving dental health in the Greater Glasgow NHS Board area. (S1O-5347)
To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to address the issue of anti-social behaviour. (S1O-5341)
To ask the Scottish Executive when it will review its plans for tackling illicit drug abuse. (S1O-5346)
To ask the Scottish Executive how the implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the joint future group is proceeding across Scotland. (S1O-5305)
To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will support the expansion of closed-circuit television schemes wherever necessary throughout Scotland. (S1O-5314)
To ask the Scottish Executive when it will announce the less favoured area scheme funding proposals for 2002-03. (S1O-5333)
To ask the Scottish Executive whether it will implement a strategy to ensure the effective maintenance of non-trunk roads. (S1O-5307)
To ask the First Minister when he next plans to meet the Prime Minister and what issues he intends to raise. (S1F-1964)
To ask the First Minister when he will next meet the Secretary of State for Scotland and what issues he plans to raise. (S1F-1959)
To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Executive will consider a review of public-private partnerships in education following the Accounts Commission for Scotland report published this ...
To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Executive supports the introduction of congestion charging in Scotland's cities. (S1F-1968)
We come to the peace and calm of the debate on the common fisheries policy. I will rely on Mr Finnie to restore peace and calm by starting the debate.
The next item of business is consideration of three Parliamentary Bureau motions. They are printed in the business bulletin, but motion S1M-3199 has a printing error in it, which I draw to...
There are 12 questions to be put as a result of today's business. Before I put any of them, I have a small point of order of my own. Members will be aware that rule 7.3.1 of our standing orders...
The final item of business today is a members' business debate on motion S1M-3151, in the name of Gordon Jackson, on epilepsy. I invite Mr Jackson to open the debate as soon as the group of...
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