Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 4 December 2002

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Wednesday 4 December 2002 (Afternoon) [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:30]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    The leader of today's time for reflection is Mr Rawdon Goodier, who is a Zen Buddhist lay minister and who recently retired as the first chairman of the Scottish Inter Faith Council.

  • Local Government Finance Allocations

    22 speeches

    Our first item of business today is the statement by Andy Kerr on local government finance allocations. As usual, there will be questions at the end of the statement, which means that there will...

  • Public-private Partnerships

    86 speeches

    The next item of business is the debate on motion S1M-3640, in the name of Des McNulty, on public-private partnerships. Des McNulty has moved on to pastures new, so I welcome Tom McCabe to speak...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    4 speeches

    We come now to two Parliamentary Bureau motions. I call Euan Robson to move motion S1M-3676, on the approval of a statutory instrument. Motion moved, That the Parliament agrees that the draft...

  • Decision Time

    9 speeches

    The first question is, that motion S1M-3640, in the name of Des McNulty, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

  • Post-natal Depression (Services)

    15 speeches

    The final item of business is a members' business debate on motion S1M-3504, in the name of Bill Butler, on the provision of dedicated mother and baby services for women with post-natal...

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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