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National Audit to Assess Property
As an amendment to motion S1M-22 in the name of Tommy Sheridan (National Audit to Assess Property), at end insert: "Further, the audit is to be disaggregated by age, gender, ethnicity and race, disability, sexuality and sexual orientation and by local authority area."

Supported by: Michael Matheson

Digital Scotland Initiative
As an amendment to motion S1M-295 in the name of Peter Peacock (Digital Scotland Initiative), delete from "help develop" to end and insert "produce an Integrated Information Strategy for Scotland which aims to influence the global development of the information society, ensures the development of an information society at national level and supports regional and local information society development in Scotland, which ensures the implementation of the strategy in and across every sphere and sector of Scottish society, and which will produce a National Action Plan in line with the European Commission's Information Society Action Plan that addresses the priority areas for action and has a clear timetable for achievement and progress."

Supported by: Michael Russell, Alasdair Morgan, Nicola Sturgeon, Linda Fabiani

Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 18/11/1999
St Ninians High School's Attendance at European Youth Parliament
That the Parliament congratulates the team of pupils from St Ninian's High School, Kirkintilloch who will be representing the UK at the European Youth Parliament in Athens on 7 to 16 April 2000 and their teachers and supports their quest for funds to enable them to attend.

Supported by: Kay Ullrich, Lloyd Quinan, Colin Campbell, Andrew Wilson, Alex Neil, Michael Russell, Donald Gorrie, Irene McGugan, Fergus Ewing, Duncan Hamilton, Linda Fabiani, Cathy Peattie, Tommy Sheridan, Kenneth Gibson

Hampden and the Mike Tyson Fight
That the Parliament strongly urges the Scottish Football Association to side with Scotland and to refuse to allow the Mike Tyson to be staged at Hampden Stadium on the grounds that this type of sporting event will not enhance Scotland's reputation nor the reputation of Scotland's national stadium.

Supported by: Margaret Ewing, Linda Fabiani, Kay Ullrich, Christine Grahame, Andrew Welsh, Alex Neil, Gil Paterson, Bruce Crawford, Robin Harper, Michael Russell, Michael Matheson, Lloyd Quinan, Kenny MacAskill, Dorothy-Grace Elder, Andrew Wilson, Shona Robison, Fiona Hyslop, Nora Radcliffe, Fergus Ewing, John Swinney, Adam Ingram, Tricia Marwick

Scotland Bid For Euro 2008
That the Parliament recognises that hosting a major sporting event like the European Football Championships brings economic and social benefit to the host nation and resolves to work with all other interested parties and organisations to develop a bid for Scotland to host the 2008 European Football Championships.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Andrew Welsh, Tommy Sheridan, Andrew Wilson, Lloyd Quinan, Fergus Ewing, Linda Fabiani, Shona Robison, Duncan Hamilton, Sandra White, Irene McGugan, Richard Lochhead, John Swinney, Gil Paterson, Tricia Marwick, Alex Neil, Adam Ingram, Nicola Sturgeon, Brian Adam, Margaret Ewing, Michael Matheson, Kenny MacAskill, Winnie Ewing, Fiona Hyslop

Current Status: Eligible for Members’ Business, Pending Cross Party Support
Scottish Rugby Union
That the Parliament recognises the extensive consultation carried out by the Scottish Rugby Union; commends them on their new pricing structure for the autumn test season which includes free tickets for under 18's and students and supports them in their endeavours to bring rugby to the young people of Scotland.

Supported by: Dorothy-Grace Elder, Kenneth Gibson, Richard Lochhead, Shona Robison, Sandra White, Christine Grahame, Colin Campbell, Andrew Wilson, Tricia Marwick, Michael Russell, Lloyd Quinan, Tommy Sheridan, Fergus Ewing, Des McNulty, Nora Radcliffe, Kenny MacAskill

Macmillan Cancer Relief
That the Parliament congratulates Macmillan Cancer Relief on the tenth anniversary of their fundraising event "The Biggest Coffee Morning in the World"; further congratulates them on smashing their own record on 29 September 2000, the tenth anniversary of the first event; recognises the tremendous work that is carried out by doctors, nurses, carers and fundraisers across the country, and pledges to help them in their daily fight against cancer.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Fergus Ewing, Colin Campbell, Robin Harper, Christine Grahame, Andrew Wilson, Tricia Marwick, Shona Robison, Sandra White, Donald Gorrie, Nora Radcliffe, Dorothy-Grace Elder, Michael Russell, Irene McGugan, Lloyd Quinan, Kenny MacAskill, Robert Brown, Linda Fabiani, Roseanna Cunningham, David Davidson, Margaret Smith, Mary Scanlon, Duncan Hamilton, Keith Harding, Alex Neil, Tommy Sheridan, Richard Simpson, Nick Johnston, Michael Matheson, Fiona Hyslop, Alex Fergusson, Adam Ingram, Gil Paterson, Lyndsay McIntosh, David McLetchie, Margaret Ewing, David Mundell

Glasgow Acute Services Review Inquiry
That the Parliament expresses concern over the acute services review being undertaken by Greater Glasgow Health Board and requires the Health and Community Care Committee to undertake an inquiry into the evidence base for the proposals and the effectiveness of the consultation process undertaken.

Supported by: Bruce Crawford, Alex Salmond, Dorothy-Grace Elder, Margaret Ewing, Sandra White, Winnie Ewing, Fergus Ewing, Colin Campbell, Kenneth Gibson, Kay Ullrich, Christine Grahame, Alex Neil, Michael Russell, Lloyd Quinan, Adam Ingram, Roseanna Cunningham, Gil Paterson, Andrew Wilson

Current Status: Eligible for Members’ Business, Pending Cross Party Support
Renewable Energy
As an amendment to motion S1M-1634 in the name of Robin Harper (Renewable Energy), leave out from "urgently" to end and insert "commission an environmental audit as a forerunner to producing a national environment plan which will encompass a renewable energy capacity audit."

Supported by: Tricia Marwick, Sandra White

Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 08/02/2001
Young People
That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Executive's commitment to a National Youth Strategy; recommends that this is formulated in consultation with young people themselves; believes that strong emphasis should be given to the provision of social facilities for young people, and welcomes the new youth room to be opened in Westerton Hall by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Supported by: Andrew Welsh, Colin Campbell, Duncan Hamilton, Kenneth Gibson, Kay Ullrich, Irene McGugan, Alex Salmond, Alex Neil, Sandra White, Donald Gorrie, Tommy Sheridan, Adam Ingram, Gil Paterson, Lloyd Quinan, Robert Brown, Richard Lochhead, Andrew Wilson, Tricia Marwick, Bruce Crawford, Michael Russell, Linda Fabiani, Dorothy-Grace Elder

Current Status: Eligible for Members’ Business, Pending Cross Party Support