Scottish Parliament debates

Thursday, 6 November 2003

  • Introduction

    Scottish Parliament Thursday 6 November 2003 [THE PRESIDING OFFICER opened the meeting at 09:30]

  • Sustainable Scotland

    85 speeches

    Good morning. The first item of business is a debate on motion S2M-559, in the name of Robin Harper, on sustainable Scotland, and three amendments to the motion.

  • Agriculture

    55 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S2M-560, in the name of Mark Ruskell, on the future of Scottish agriculture, and three amendments to that motion. Timing will have to be a bit more...

  • First Minister's Question Time

    1 speech

    I ask members to join me in welcoming to the public gallery Bill Owens, the governor of Colorado. [ Applause. ]

  • Question Time — Scottish Executive

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Rule 7.3 of standing orders requires members to maintain a "courteous and respectful manner" in the chamber. Is it in keeping with that rule for Des...

  • Common Agricultural Policy

    81 speeches

    The next item of business is a debate on motion S2M-556, in the name of Ross Finnie, on common agricultural policy reform, and two amendments to the motion. We will take a slight pause as members...

  • Parliamentary Bureau Motion

    1 speech

    The next item of business is consideration of business motion S2M-549, in the name of Patricia Ferguson, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a timetable for legislation. Motion...

  • Decision Time

    32 speeches

    There are potentially 11 questions as a result of today's business. I point out, in relation to this morning's debate on sustainable Scotland, that if the amendment in the name of Ross Finnie is...

  • Wind Farms

    52 speeches

    The final item of business is a members' business debate on motion S2M-424, in the name of Murdo Fraser, on wind farms. The debate will be concluded without any question being put. Members might...

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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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