Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 11 December 2002

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Wednesday 11 December 2002 (Afternoon) [THE DEPUTY PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:30]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader today is the Rev Sandy Young, who is the lead chaplain at the Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, Edinburgh.

  • Mental Health (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

    35 speeches

    There are no Parliamentary Bureau motions at this time, so we move straight to the debate on motion S1M-3398, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, on the general principles of the Mental Health...

  • Mental Health (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S1M-3446, on the financial resolution in respect of the Mental Health (Scotland) Bill. Motion moved, That the Parliament, for the purposes of...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of Parliamentary Bureau motions. I ask Euan Robson to move motions S1M-3695 and S1M-3696, on the approval of statutory instruments, together. Motions...

  • Decision Time

    4 speeches

    The first question is, that motion S1M-3398, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, on the general principles of the Mental Health (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Motion agreed to. That the Parliament...

  • Scottish Media Group (Sale of Titles)

    39 speeches

    The final item of business today is a members' business debate on motion S1M-3589 in the name of Karen Gillon, on the sale of The Herald , the Sunday Herald and the Evening Times . The debate...

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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