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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 4:58 pm on 8th June 1999.

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Photo of Lord David Steel Lord David Steel Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament 4:58 pm, 8th June 1999

I will now put the question on the three motions and the amendments.

That the Parliament shall establish the following committees:

TOP" width="34%">Name of Committee Remit Maximum number of members
European Set out in rule 6.8
13
Equal Opportunities Set out in rule 6.9
13
Finance Set out in rule 6.6
11
Audit Set out in rule 6.7
11
Procedures Set out in rule 6.4
7
Standards Set out in rule 6.5
7
Public Petitions Set out in rule 6.10
7
Subordinate Legislation Set out in rule 6.11
7
Justice and Home Affairs to consider and report on matters relating to the administration of civil and criminal justice, the reform of the civil and criminal law and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Justice
11
Education, Culture and Sport to consider and report on matters relating to school and pre-school education, the arts, culture and sport and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Children and Education
11
Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector to consider and report on matters relating to housing and the voluntary sector and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Communities other than local government
11
Enterprise and Lifelong Learning to consider and report on matters relating to the Scottish economy, industry, tourism, training and further and higher education and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Enterprise and Lifelong Learning
11
Health and Community Care to consider and report on matters relating to health policy and the National Health Service in Scotland and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Health and Community Care
11
Transport and the Environment to consider and report on matters relating to transport, the environment and natural heritage and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Transport and the Environment
11
Rural Affairs to consider and report on matters relating to rural development, agriculture and fisheries and such other matters as fall within the responsibility of the Minister for Rural Affairs
11
Local Government to consider and report on matters relating to local government
11

The Justice and Home Affairs; Education, Culture and Sport; Social Inclusion, Housing and Voluntary Sector; Enterprise and Lifelong Learning; Health and Community Care; Transport and the Environment; Rural Affairs; and Local Government committees shall be established for the whole session of the Parliament.

The first question is, that motion S1M-37, in the name of Mr Tom McCabe, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.