– in the Scottish Parliament at 5:01 pm on 27th June 2007.
The next item of business is consideration of Parliamentary Bureau motions S3M-249 and S3M-254, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on the establishment of a committee and on committee membership and substitution on committees.
That the Parliament agrees—
(a) to establish a committee of the Parliament as follows:
Name of Committee: Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Scheme Committee; Remit: To inquire into and report with recommendations for a Committee Bill on a replacement for the Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Scheme rules; Duration: Until the Parliament has completed its consideration of the committee's report; Convenership: The Convener will be a member of the Scottish National Party and the Deputy Convener will be a member of the Labour Party; Membership: Alasdair Morgan, Peter Peacock, David McLetchie and Hugh O'Donnell; and
(b) as an alternative to Rule 6.3.2 of Standing Orders, that this committee shall have four members.
That the Parliament agrees—
(a) that Helen Eadie be appointed as a member and that John Park and Dr Richard Simpson be appointed to replace George Foulkes and Elaine Smith as members of the Subordinate Legislation Committee; and
(b) the following nominated committee substitutes, as permitted under Rule 6.3A— Labour Party
Audit Committee James Kelly Economy, Energy and
Tourism Committee Irene Oldfather Education, Lifelong Learning
and Culture Committee George Foulkes Equal Opportunities
Committee Claire Baker European and External
Relations Committee Karen Gillon Finance Committee Peter Peacock Health and Sport
Committee Helen Eadie Justice Committee Mary Mulligan Local Government and
Communities Committee Rhoda Grant Public Petitions Committee Marilyn Livingstone Rural Affairs and
Environment Committee David Stewart
Appointments Committee David Whitton Subordinate Legislation
Committee Richard Baker Transport, Infrastructure and
Climate Change Committee Malcolm Chisholm.
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Audit Committee Derek Brownlee Economy, Energy and
Tourism Committee Alex Johnstone Education, Lifelong Learning
and Culture Committee Ted Brocklebank Equal Opportunities
Committee Mary Scanlon European and External
Relations Committee Jackson Carlaw Finance Committee Murdo Fraser Health and Sport
Committee Jamie McGrigor Justice Committee John Lamont Local Government and
Communities Committee Margaret Mitchell Procedures Committee Elizabeth Smith Public Petitions Committee John Scott Rural Affairs and
Environment Committee Nanette Milne Subordinate Legislation
Committee Bill Aitken Transport, Infrastructure and
Climate Change Committee Gavin Brown.—[Bruce Crawford.]
Questions on the motions will be put at decision time, to which we are about to come.