Thursday, 27 February 2003
[THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:30]
Our first item of business is a statement by Malcolm Chisholm on "Partnership for Care: Scotland's Health White Paper".
We come to the debate on motion S1M-3935, on the National Galleries of Scotland Bill. I call Rhona Brankin to speak to and move the motion on behalf of the National Galleries of Scotland Bill...
The next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-3939, in the name of Margo MacDonald, on the Prostitution Tolerance Zones (Scotland) Bill.
To ask the Scottish Executive what measures it is taking to improve child protection. (S1O-6551)
To ask the Scottish Executive what meetings it has had with stakeholders following the Office of Fair Trading report on pharmacy services. (S1O-6512)
To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has held with Dundee City Council about proposals for investment in public sector housing. (S1O-6517)
To ask the Scottish Executive what action it will take to advance plans for a Glasgow airport rail link. (S1O-6529)
To ask the Scottish Executive how much of its committed spending on public transport projects will be spent directly on public transport infrastructure and how much will be spent on public...
To ask the Scottish Executive what concerns it has about the key statistics contained in the 2001 Census. (S1O-6545)
To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment has been made of the importance of the birthplace and artefacts of Robert Burns to the Ayrshire and Scotland economy and heritage. (S1O-6518)
To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made in providing affordable child care. (S1O-6549)
To ask the Scottish Executive whether the prosecution of cannabis users represents an effective use of police time and resources. (S1O-6530)
To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure the availability of fresh fruit and vegetables in deprived areas. (S1O-6541)
To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking to ensure that care homes for elderly people do not refuse new entrants. (S1O-6554)
To ask the First Minister when he next plans to meet the Prime Minister and what issues he intends to raise. (S1F-2536)
To ask the—
To ask the First Minister what impact the United Kingdom energy white paper will have on the Scottish Executive's renewable energy targets. (S1F-2547)
To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Executive is taking to ensure that the views of local people are properly taken into account during the planning process. (S1F-2540)
The next item of business is a debate on motion S1M-3956, in the name of Margaret Curran.
The next item of business is consideration of Parliamentary Bureau motions S1M-3947, S1M-3948, S1M-3949, S1M-3950 and S1M-3951, in the name of Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary...
There are nine questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that motion S1M-3935, in the name of Rhona Brankin, on the general principles of the National Galleries...
The final item of business is a members' business debate on the Wick ambulance service. Motion debated, That the Parliament recognises the vital work of the Wick ambulance service; is concerned...
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