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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 4:52 pm on 27th October 1999.

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Photo of Lord David Steel Lord David Steel Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament 4:52 pm, 27th October 1999

The second question is, that motion S1M-221, in the name of Ms Wendy Alexander, as amended, be agreed to.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

That the Parliament supports the final Workplan prepared by the Scottish Partnership on Domestic Abuse and welcomes the establishment by the Scottish Executive of a Domestic Abuse Service Development Fund to improve local arrangements for assisting women and children who are victims of domestic abuse while at the same time recognising that a national strategy which includes public education and prevention programmes, shelter and support services and law enforcement initiatives remains an essential part of the campaign.