Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 6 November 2002

  • Introduction

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

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Our time for reflection leader this week is the Reverend Moira MacCormick, minister at Buchlyvie and Gartmore.

  • Business motion

    2 speeches

    Our first item of business today is consideration of the business motion S1M-3544, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a revision to this week's...

  • Education (Schools)

    175 speeches

    The main item of business this afternoon is a debate on motion S1M-3536, in the name of Cathy Jamieson, on flexibility and innovation in schools, and on two amendments to that motion. I invite...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    18 speeches

    We come to the Parliamentary Bureau motions that are set out in the business bulletin. I draw members' attention to the fact that the first three motions are on the same issue and I ask Euan...

  • Decision Time

    16 speeches

    We come to decision time. There are seven questions to be put. The first question is, that amendment S1M-3536.1, in the name of Michael Russell, which seeks to amend motion S1M-3536, in the name...

  • Science and the Parliament

    32 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members' business debate on motion S1M-3454, in the name of Sylvia Jackson, on science and the Parliament. The debate will be concluded without any question...

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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