Scottish Parliament debates

Wednesday, 5 November 2003

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Wednesday 5 November 2003 (Afternoon) [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 14:30]

  • Time for Reflection

    2 speeches

    Good afternoon. Our time for reflection leader today is the Rev Dr David Sinclair, the convener of the Scottish Network for Civilian Peace Service.

  • Points of Order

    14 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer, I ask for your guidance on whether there has been a breach of the ministerial code by the Deputy Minister for Finance and Public Services, Tavish Scott,...

  • Transport

    155 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S2M-541, in the name of Nicol Stephen, on Scotland's transport, and three amendments to that motion. I ask those members who wish to speak in the...

  • Business Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S2M-554, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme. Motion moved,...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motions

    2 speeches

    The next item of business is consideration of four Parliamentary Bureau motions. Motions S2M-545 to S2M-548, in the name of Patricia Ferguson on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, are on the...

  • Decision Time

    20 speeches

    There are eight questions to be put tonight. Before we commence consideration of today's questions, I point out that, in relation to the debate on Scotland's transport, if amendment S2M-541.1, in...

  • Nuclear Submarines (Dumping)

    44 speeches

    The final item of business is a members' business debate on motion S2M-313, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on the proposed dumping of nuclear submarines in Scotland. The debate will be concluded...

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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