Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 27 November 2002

  • Introduction

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

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    I welcome to lead time for reflection today Rev Jim Jones, chairman of the synod of the Methodist Church in Scotland.

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Today the Executive's latest league tables are published, but I have yet to see them. Copies of the league tables were distributed to the press on Monday....

  • Lifelong Learning

    53 speeches

    I ask those members who want to take part in today's debate to indicate that now. Already more members have requested to speak than I will be able to call. That is a hint to opening speakers to...

  • Presiding Officer's Ruling

    1 speech

    Before we come to the business motion, I revert to the point of order that Mr Sheridan raised earlier. The standing orders that require notice for a motion to change business do not apply in the...

  • Business Motion

    9 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S1M-3643, in the name of Patricia Ferguson. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees— (a) the following programme of...

  • Decision Time

    1 speech

    There is only one question today, which is that motion S1M-3625, in the name of Alex Neil, on behalf of the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee, on the committee's ninth report, be agreed...

    • A9

      30 speeches

      The next item of business is a members' business debate on motion S1M-3565, in the name of John Swinney, on the A9 from Perth to Inverness. The debate will be concluded without any question being...

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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