Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 1 October 2003

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Wednesday 1 October 2003 (Afternoon) [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:30]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Good afternoon. The first item of business is time for reflection. Our time for reflection leader today is the Rev Erik Cramb, co-ordinator of the Scottish Churches Industrial Mission.

  • Mainstreaming Equality

    54 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S2M-411, in the name of Cathy Peattie, on behalf of the Equal Opportunities Committee, on its report, "Mainstreaming Equal Opportunities in the...

  • Committee of the Regions (Membership)

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of motion S2M-438, in the name of Andy Kerr, on the Committee of the Regions. Motion moved, That the Parliament notes the loss of electoral mandate to...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of a business motion S2M-436, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme. Motion moved,...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    3 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of seven Parliamentary Bureau motions. The first four motions, S2M-428 to S2M-431, relate to the designation of lead committees. Motions moved, That the...

  • Motion without Notice

    2 speeches

    As we are two minutes ahead of time, I am minded to take a motion without notice to bring forward decision time.

  • Decision Time

    18 speeches

    There are nine questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that motion S2M-411, in the name of Cathy Peattie, on mainstreaming equal opportunities in the work of...

  • Transport (Southern Edinburgh)

    17 speeches

    The final item of business is a members' business debate on motion S2M-348, in the name of Mike Pringle, on transport in southern Edinburgh. 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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