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Primary Health Care in Rural Scotland
That the Parliament expresses grave concern over the increasing centralisation of many health care services, currently provided efficiently and effectively within the primary care sector, into large central units primarily concerned with expensive acute care provision; notes the uncertainty surrounding Chalmers Hospital in Banff as an example of the threat to such services, and believes that the Executive should review policy direction to NHS boards in order to emphasise that community facilities must always be the preferred option.

Supported by: Brian Adam, Tommy Sheridan, Shona Robison, Lloyd Quinan, Gil Paterson, Alex Neil, Adam Ingram, Margaret Ewing, Sandra White, Irene McGugan, Kenny MacAskill, Michael Russell, Dorothy-Grace Elder, Duncan Hamilton, Roseanna Cunningham, Richard Lochhead

Current Status: Eligible for Members’ Business, Pending Cross Party Support
HM Prison Peterhead and Beacon Site Status
That the Parliament congratulates HM Prison Peterhead on becoming the first prison in Scotland to be awarded Beacon Site Status as part of the Modernising Government initiative and looks forward to the prison fulfilling its role under the scheme whereby it will share the secrets of its success with groups of visitors from across the United Kingdom and Scottish governments.

Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Michael Matheson, Kenny MacAskill, James Douglas-Hamilton, Gil Paterson, Donald Gorrie, Dennis Canavan, Bruce Crawford, Brian Adam, Alex Neil, Adam Ingram, Shona Robison, Sandra White, Nora Radcliffe, Margo MacDonald, Margaret Ewing, Linda Fabiani, Kay Ullrich, Fiona Hyslop, Dorothy-Grace Elder, Christine Grahame, Irene McGugan, Tommy Sheridan, Robin Harper, Kenneth Gibson, Andrew Welsh, Fiona McLeod, Winnie Ewing, Lloyd Quinan, Tricia Marwick, Andrew Wilson, Duncan Hamilton, Rhoda Grant

Current Status: Taken in the Chamber on 06/02/2002
Peterhead Academy - 2002 Rock Challenge
That the Parliament congratulates Peterhead Academy on winning the Scottish heat of the 2002 Rock Challenge, an international performing arts competition, with their superb production and performance of "When the Boat Comes in"; endorses the aims of the Rock Challenge which encourages young people to be the best they can without the use of alcohol or drugs, and wishes Peterhead Academy every success in the next stage of the competition to be held in May.

Supported by: Shona Robison, Michael Russell, Brian Adam, Robin Harper, Andrew Wilson, Nora Radcliffe, Sandra White, Irene McGugan

Transport Strategy for Aberdeen and North East Scotland
As an amendment to motion S1M-3073 in the name of Elaine Thomson (Transport Strategy for Aberdeen and North East Scotland), insert at end "while noting that the absence of a bypass for Aberdeen continues to present businesses north of the city with a severe constraint upon their future development."

Supported by: Shona Robison, Gil Paterson, Andrew Wilson

Current Status: Fallen on 29/05/2002
Congratulations to Fraserburgh Football Club on Winning the Press and Journal Highland League Title
That the Parliament congratulates Fraserburgh Football Club on its winning of the Press and Journal Highland League title; notes that this achievement was last accomplished by the club 64 years ago; further notes the dedication and enthusiasm of all players and team staff; believes that the team and its travelling fans are a credit to the local community, and wishes the team all the very best for future football seasons.

Supported by: Tommy Sheridan, Michael Russell, Kenny MacAskill, Jamie Stone, Brian Monteith, Shona Robison, Duncan Hamilton

Trade Unions
That the Parliament rejects the insulting description of trade unions as "other restrictive practices that exist in our economy" by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme on 26 June 2002; believes that this reactionary and right-wing attitude to the trade union movement is more akin to that of Victorian mill owners than 21st century government, and celebrates the contribution of trade unions to society as a vital element in protecting and promoting the interests of working men and women.

Supported by: Michael Russell, Lloyd Quinan, Kenny MacAskill, Gil Paterson, Colin Campbell, Adam Ingram, Kay Ullrich, Fiona McLeod, Christine Grahame, Richard Lochhead, Brian Adam, Shona Robison, Sandra White, Michael Matheson, Andrew Wilson, Kenneth Gibson, Winnie Ewing, Linda Fabiani

The Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 2002
That the Justice 2 Committee agrees that the debate on S1M-3342 shall be restricted to 20 minutes.

The Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 2002
That the Justice 2 Committee recommends that nothing further be done under the Gaming Act (Variation of Fees) (Scotland) Order 2002 (SSI 2002/281).

Towns Review
That the Parliament recognises the invaluable contribution that Scotland's towns make to national life and the fabric of society, notes with concern the current lack of plans to carry out a towns review and provide funds on a similar basis as for cities, and believes that a review should be carried out, as a matter of urgency, to promote and restore vitality in Scotland's towns which would result in job creation, enhanced service provision, improved infrastructure and a boost to civic pride.

Supported by: Colin Campbell, Alex Neil, Tricia Marwick, Sandra White, Margaret Ewing, Linda Fabiani, Christine Grahame, Michael Russell, Michael Matheson, Lloyd Quinan, Kenny MacAskill, Gil Paterson, Adam Ingram, Richard Lochhead, Jamie Stone, Roseanna Cunningham, Donald Gorrie, Fiona McLeod

Current Status: Eligible for Members’ Business, Pending Cross Party Support
Scottish Fishing Services
That the Parliament welcomes the formation of an industry association to represent the many service companies dependent upon fishing; congratulates the founders on obtaining support from all parts of Scotland, from Berwick to the northern isles and from the west coast, and calls on the Scottish Executive to respond to their concerns in these very difficult times.

Supported by: Tavish Scott, Richard Lochhead, Alex Johnstone, Margaret Ewing, Christine Grahame, Fergus Ewing, Brian Adam, Andrew Welsh, Alasdair Morgan, Kay Ullrich, Irene McGugan, Jamie McGrigor, Sandra White, Donald Gorrie, Alex Neil, Kenny MacAskill, Gil Paterson, Shona Robison, Andrew Wilson

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