Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 11 September 2002

  • Introduction

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

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    I welcome to lead today's time for reflection the Rev Johnston McKay, of the religious affairs department of the BBC.

  • Point of Order

    5 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I gave you prior notice of my point of order in relation to your decision not to select the amendment that was lodged in my name and which was signed by...

  • Scotland's Links with the USA

    40 speeches

    We turn now to the debate on motion S1M-3368 in the name of Jim Wallace, on Scotland's links with the USA, and one amendment to that motion.

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motion

    1 speech

    We come now to consideration of Parliamentary Bureau motion S1M-3378, on the designation of lead committees. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees that the Justice 2 Committee be designated as...

  • Decision Time

    6 speeches

    The first question is, that amendment S1M-3368.1, in the name of John Swinney, which seeks to amend motion S1M-3368, in the name of Jim Wallace, on Scotland's links with the United States of...

  • Ferry Services (Northern Isles)

    9 speeches

    The final item of business today is the members' business debate on motion S1M-3325, in the name of Mary Scanlon, on ferry services to the northern isles. Those leaving the chamber should do so...

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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