Section F: Motions and Amendments

Motions and amendments are normally printed the day after they are lodged. If an amendment is lodged to a motion then the original motion will appear alongside the amendment, along with any support lodged that day, in this section.

Each Monday, this section also contains all motions and amendments lodged the previous week that are still live and any motions and amendments that have been lodged for debate in the coming week. A motion or amendment is live if it has not been debated, withdrawn or otherwise deleted from the list.

Where a motion or amendment has been withdrawn, it is indicated in this section the day after it has been withdrawn. Support for motions and amendments received after they are lodged is shown at the end of this section the day after such support is received.

Motions and amendments can be published with various symbols

  • Asterisks before the motion or amendment number indicate a motion or amendment published for the first time
  • Asterisks also identify alterations to the text of a motion or amendment made since it was first published
  • A hash symbol identifies motions eligible for debate at Members’ Business
  • A diamond symbol identifies motions lodged for Members’ Business that have not yet attracted the required cross-party support
  • An "R", identifies motions or amendments in which the Member who lodged it has a registrable interest.

The Parliamentary Bureau periodically deletes motions or amendments not scheduled for debate and which are over six weeks old.

Any questions in relation to this section should be directed to the Chamber Desk

New and altered motions and amendments

*S4M-03227 Sandra White: A Play, A Pie and A Pint—That the Parliament congratulates David MacLennan on receiving the CATS Whiskers Award, the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland, which honours outstanding achievement in Scottish theatre, for his lunchtime plays, A Play, A Pie and A Pint; notes that, since 2004, over 250 original short plays have been presented at Oran Mor in Glasgow’s west end; believes the innovative programme of a hot Scotch pie, a pint and an one-hour performance for £10 to be a simple but very successful concept; further believes that the lunchtime format has transformed the Scottish theatre scene by enabling writers to try something new and more adventurous; considers that A Play, A Pie and A Pint is one of the most successful theatre ideas, with co-productions in cities such as Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh and London, and hopes that it continues to develop a unique relationship with audiences in Glasgow and build long-term partnerships with theatres and companies across Scotland and Europe.

*S4M-03225 Willie Coffey: Olympic Torch in Ayrshire—That the Parliament welcomes the arrival of the Olympic torch in Ayrshire; recognises the importance of fellowship among the nations of the world in coming together to celebrate sporting excellence; encourages the people of Ayrshire to welcome the arrival of the Olympic flame by flying the St Andrew’s Cross, which symbolises Andrew, the patron saint whom Scotland shares with Greece, the country where the Games originated, and looks forward to what it hopes will be Scotland’s participation in the Olympic Games as an independent nation in Brazil in 2016.

*S4M-03224 Kenneth Gibson: Cervical Screening Awareness Week—That the Parliament supports Cervical Screening Awareness Week, which takes place from 10 to 16 June 2012 and during which local healthcare groups and charities collaborate and aim to highlight the importance of cervical screening and the prevention of cervical cancer; understands that cervical screening invitations are offered to eligible women aged 20 to 60 every three years and save on average over 400 lives every year across Scotland by identifying cell changes that may develop to be pre-cancerous, thus improving treatment outcomes through early identification; acknowledges that 390,194 cervical screening test were performed in 2010-11; however notes that approximately 20% of eligible women do not attend their screening, and recognises that Cervical Screening Awareness Week is a UK nationwide initiative lead by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and involves campaigns including the annual 5K sponsored Walk for Fun, the Annual Cervical Screening Awards 2012 and the Bus Campaign, which is the biggest advertising campaign hosted by the charity and which will visit Glasgow and four other cities in the UK to further emphasise the importance of attending cervical screening in the prevention of cancer.

*S4M-03223 Patricia Ferguson: Olympic Torch Comes to Maryhill—That the Parliament notes that the Olympic torch relay is due to arrive in Maryhill on 9 June 2012 and will travel along Maryhill Road as part of its visit to Scotland; congratulates those who have been chosen to carry the flame and who will be part of this historic event, and wishes them well as they make their way past many local landmarks in what is considered to be a vibrant area of the City of Glasgow.

*S4M-03222 John Wilson: Bargeddie Primary School Big Lottery Funding—That the Parliament congratulates Bargeddie Primary School on being awarded Big Lottery funding through the Awards for All scheme; understands that the £7,324 awarded to Bargeddie Primary School will provide cyber coach and dance mats in order to run extracurricular activities for school pupils and the local community; praises the hard work of all those involved in organising this project, and wishes everyone at Bargeddie Primary School the best of luck in making health improving initiatives such as this a success.

Supported by: Bill Kidd*, Adam Ingram*, Humza Yousaf*, Joan McAlpine*, David Torrance*, Anne McTaggart*, Stuart McMillan*, Kevin Stewart*, Annabelle Ewing*

*S4M-03221 John Wilson: St Augustine’s Primary School Lottery Grant—That the Parliament welcomes the £8,572 grant awarded to St Augustine’s Primary School as part of the Big Lottery’s Awards for All scheme; understands that pupils at the school will benefit from the installation of new play equipment in the school grounds as a direct result of this funding, which will provide for an octagonal shelter and benches, two basketball backboards and hoops, playground markings and an activity trail; applauds the hard work of both teachers and pupils at St Augustine’s Primary School who it considers work continuously to improve the health of young people in the area, and hopes that pupils will enjoy taking full advantage of this new equipment.

*S4M-03220 John Wilson: Glenboig Gala Group Lottery Funding—That the Parliament congratulates Glenboig Gala Group’s success in the latest funding round of what it sees as the Big Lottery Fund’s commitment to improving local communities; understands that the £9,686 grant, awarded as part of the Awards for All scheme, will be used to hold both a week-long programme of fun family events culminating with an annual Gala Day in June 2012 and for organising a community Christmas outing; recognises the value of bringing local communities together in this way, and applauds all those involved on their efforts to make the events a success.

*S4M-03219 John Wilson: Glenboig Neighbourhood House Lottery Success—That the Parliament congratulates Glenboig Neighbourhood House on securing Big Lottery funding through the Awards for All Scotland scheme; understands that the £9,920 will allow Glenboig Neighbourhood House to provide a range of healthy living sessions and physical activities to local people; considers that this organisation makes a valuable contribution to the community in and around Glenboig, and wishes everyone involved every success for the future.

*S4M-03217 Mary Fee: CEMVO Briefing on Race Equality Outcomes—That the Parliament welcomes the briefing by the Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Sector Organisations (CEMVO) Scotland on race equality outcomes set out under the Equality Act 2010; notes that the regulations for the Scottish specific duties came into force on 27 May 2012 and require all listed bodies to publish a set of equality outcomes that will enable them to better perform the equality duty by April 2013; agrees with CEMVO that public authorities should eliminate discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations, and congratulates CEMVO on its work in tackling a range of issues on securing race equality.

*S4M-03216 Sandra White: SECC Voted Greenest Conference Venue—That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on winning a Gold Star Award for greenest conference venue at the Green Business Tourism awards; notes that the judges commended the SECC for “the highest levels of green ambassadorship, innovation and cost saving over the last year”; further notes that the award comes just weeks after the venue launched its Better Business campaign, looking at how the venue can increase its positive contributions to staff, customers and its local, regional and national communities, and wishes the SECC and all those involved continued success in the future.

Supported by: James Dornan*, Neil Bibby*, Kenneth Gibson*, Joan McAlpine*, Humza Yousaf*, David Torrance*, Stuart McMillan*, Fiona McLeod*, Patricia Ferguson*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Adam Ingram*, Anne McTaggart*, Bill Kidd*, Jackie Baillie*, Margaret Burgess*, John Mason*, Hugh Henry*, Annabelle Ewing*

*S4M-03215 James Kelly: Olympic Torch in Rutherglen—That the Parliament notes that the Olympic torch will be in Rutherglen on 8 June 2012 as part of the UK-wide torch relay celebrations; understands that the arrival of the flame will be marked by a massive choir, which has been drawn from a number of organisations and will include 350 pupils from 10 Rutherglen primary schools; congratulates Mike Kerr from Cathkin on being chosen to carry the torch; notes that Mike has been selected as a member of the Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby team for the Paralympic Games, and wishes everyone involved in this occasion well.

*S4M-03214 Richard Lyle: 35 Awards Presented in Central Region by Big Lottery Fund—That the Parliament welcomes the news that, in May 2012, the Big Lottery Fund made 35 awards in the Central Scotland region totalling £209,289; understands that these awards will benefit many school and community groups, and hopes that the money will help them continue what it sees as their outstanding work in the community.

*S4M-03213 Mary Fee: 3rd European Prisoners’ Children Week—That the Parliament welcomes the 3rd annual European Prisoners’ Children Week, which provides international awareness about this vulnerable group of children and their specific set of challenges; congratulates the European Network for Children with Imprisoned Parents on what it considers the essential work that it does to highlight and support children who are affected by imprisonment; understands that one out of every 100 children in the EU has a parent in prison and that they frequently confront stigma and social isolation and can experience developmental difficulties as a result of being separated from their parents; understands that more children in Scotland will see a parent imprisoned than see their parents divorce and that children’s rights to family life are recognised by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and other international treaties, and calls on the Scottish Government to do more to support what it sees as these very vulnerable children.

*S4M-03212 John Park: The Happy Lands—That the Parliament welcomes the gala screening of The Happy Lands on 8 June 2012 in Dunfermline; understands that the film, which is set during the General Strike of 1926, is based on the true stories of Fife miners and charts the struggles of communities on strike that were fighting against the austerity cuts imposed by the Liberal-Conservative administrations after the First World War; congratulates Theatre Workshop Scotland on developing the film alongside members of mining communities in Fife and notes the use of many local residents in the cast and crew; welcomes the training offered to local participants during production, including opportunities to work alongside experts from the creative industries, and looks forward to the film’s success.

Supported by: Hugh Henry*, Anne McTaggart*, John Wilson*, Angus MacDonald*, Bill Kidd*, Kevin Stewart*, Iain Gray*, Margaret McCulloch*, Colin Beattie*, Mary Fee*, Jackie Baillie*, Annabelle Ewing*, Neil Bibby*

*S4M-03211 Maureen Watt: Fish and Chip Babies of Malawi—That the Parliament congratulates the efforts of the warm-hearted people of Aberdeen and the surrounding areas in donating thousands of knitted items to help the so-called fish and chip babies of Malawi; understands that the term "fish and chip baby" was coined after it was recognised that many Malawian newborns, many of whom have the HIV virus, leave hospital wrapped only in newspaper due to a combination of severe poverty and a blanket shortage; notes that almost 8,000 brightly coloured jumpers and hats have been donated following a public notice that was displayed in Sainsbury’s supermarket in the Garthdee area of Aberdeen, and applauds the hard work of Ms Arma Iles from Aberdeenshire, who conceived of the idea to collect the knitted items.

Supported by: John Finnie*, Humza Yousaf*, Dennis Robertson*, Stuart McMillan*, Alex Fergusson*, Christina McKelvie*, Adam Ingram*, Kevin Stewart*, Liz Smith*, Rob Gibson*, Kenneth Gibson*, David Torrance*, Anne McTaggart*, Claire Baker*, Hanzala Malik*, Joan McAlpine*, Gordon MacDonald*, Bill Kidd*, Hugh Henry*

*S4M-03210 Iain Gray: Eight Seaside Awards for East Lothian—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Seaside Awards that have been presented to 61 beaches throughout the country by Keep Scotland Beautiful; notes that the awards measure standards of water quality, safety, cleanliness, management and information provision; congratulates East Beach in Dunbar on joining the seven other beaches in East Lothian, Gullane Bents, Belhaven Bay - Dunbar, Longniddry 1 and 2, Longniddry Gosford Bay, North Berwick East – Milsey Bay, North Berwick West and Yellowcraig, to have been awarded; commends the efforts of East Lothian Council and local residents in their work to enable the beaches to achieve these awards; considers tourism to be of importance to East Lothian’s economy, and considers that these awards, along with nine East Lothian beaches featuring in the Marine Conservation Society’s Good Beach Guide, confirm that East Lothian is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Scotland’s coastline.

Supported by: Patricia Ferguson*, Graeme Pearson*, Graeme Dey*, Hugh Henry*, James Kelly*, Neil Bibby*, Margaret McCulloch*, Jackie Baillie*, Jim Hume*, Jamie McGrigor*, Anne McTaggart*, Mary Fee*, David Torrance*, Hanzala Malik*, Kevin Stewart*, John Wilson*, Bill Kidd*

*S4M-03209 Stuart McMillan: Congratulations to RNIB Scotland—That the Parliament congratulates RNIB Scotland on the official opening of its new sensory garden in Bishopbriggs on 1 June 2012; notes that the garden is specially designed for blind and partially sighted people and aims to stimulate all the senses through a number of different techniques; further notes that the garden forms part of a purpose-built facility run by RNIB Scotland for adults with sight loss and learning disabilities or other complex needs; considers that this sensory garden will make a significant difference to the lives of many service users; hopes that the RNIB Scotland facility will be well used, and wishes the organisation and its service users every success in the future.

Supported by: Nanette Milne*, David Torrance*, Neil Bibby*, Kevin Stewart*, Bill Kidd*, Adam Ingram*, Humza Yousaf*, Joan McAlpine*, Anne McTaggart*, Angus MacDonald*, John Wilson*, Fiona McLeod*, Jackie Baillie*, Margaret Burgess*, Hugh Henry*, Annabelle Ewing*, Rob Gibson*

*S4M-03208 Christina McKelvie: MSD Scottish Life Sciences Fund—That the Parliament welcomes the launch of the MSD Scottish Life Sciences Fund, which aims to support life sciences training in drug discovery in Scotland’s six universities; understands that, over a three year period and together with £300,000 from the Scottish Funding Council, MSD will provide over £3 million to the fund; understands that the fund will support research opportunities for the top bioscience undergraduate and postgraduate students and will be split equally between the universities; believes that the fund will have a long-lasting effect on the Scottish life sciences academic community, and that, by training a new generation of drug discovery scientists and promoting the exchange of knowledge to the wider Scottish scientific community, it will provide long-term benefits for Scotland’s economy.

Supported by: Margaret Burgess*, Bill Kidd*, Anne McTaggart*, Gordon MacDonald*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Kenneth Gibson*, Mike MacKenzie*, Rob Gibson*, Joan McAlpine*, Dennis Robertson*, Kevin Stewart*, Helen Eadie*, David Torrance*, Angus MacDonald*, Humza Yousaf*, Jackie Baillie*, Hanzala Malik*, Adam Ingram*

*S4M-03207 Rhoda Grant: Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Moray Council on Addiction—That the Parliament congratulates Moray Council on Addiction on being one of eight Scottish groups to receive the 2012 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service; understands that the award is the equivalent of an MBE and recognises outstanding contributions by groups of volunteers; recognises that the group offers a free, confidential counselling service for anyone affected by addiction or by someone else’s addiction; considers this award to be a fitting recognition of the dedication of the volunteers in improving the lives of others, and wishes the group every future success in the years ahead.

Supported by: Richard Lyle*, Kevin Stewart*, Nanette Milne*, Mary Fee*, Bill Kidd*, John Finnie*, Patricia Ferguson*, Margaret Burgess*, Helen Eadie*, Anne McTaggart*, Mike MacKenzie*, Jamie McGrigor*, Hugh Henry*, David Torrance*, John Pentland*, Jackie Baillie*

*S4M-03206 David Stewart: Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Inverness Hospital Radio—That the Parliament congratulates the committee and presenters of Inverness Hospital Radio on being awarded the 2012 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service; understands that the award is the equivalent of an MBE and recognises outstanding contributions by groups of volunteers; commends all involved for what it sees as their dedication over almost 40 years in providing high quality programming and entertainment to patients, staff and families; considers this award a fitting recognition of the efforts of the volunteers involved, and wishes Inverness Hospital Radio continued success in the years ahead.

Supported by: Kevin Stewart*, Richard Lyle*, Rhoda Grant*, Nanette Milne*, Mary Fee*, Bill Kidd*, Margaret McCulloch*, Dave Thompson*, John Finnie*, Kenneth Gibson*, Patricia Ferguson*, Helen Eadie*, Anne McTaggart*, Mike MacKenzie*, Jamie McGrigor*, Hugh Henry*, David Torrance*, Jackie Baillie*, Hanzala Malik*

*S4M-03205 Chic Brodie: Plain Packaging for Tobacco—That the Parliament understands that the consultation on plain packaging for tobacco run by the four UK administrations has found strong evidence that plain packaging would reduce the appeal and attractiveness of tobacco products; understands that 40 young Scots become smokers every day and that two thirds of smokers start before the age of 18; understands that 13% of Scots are smokers and that in 2008 over 13,000 Scottish deaths were directly attributable to smoking; further understands that 69% of Scottish smokers say they would like to give up, and calls on MSPs to do all that they can to aid those who are trying to quit and to reduce the number of young Scots who start smoking.

*S4M-03204 Graeme Dey: Stateside Recognition for Kirriemuir Student—That the Parliament congratulates Michala Schonewald from Kirriemuir, an art student at Dundee College, on having been recognised for the quality of her work both in Scotland and in America, especially as the competition for the exhibition in Florida selected her piece as only one of 37 from over 3,000 entries; believes that Michala, whose work is being exhibited at The Space at Dundee College, should be recognised for focussing on an aspect of diversity, diabetes, which is often not seen as part of the diversity discourse; considers this student to be further evidence of the good work being done by fundraisers across Scotland, as Michala is donating the proceeds from her work to support breast and ovarian cancer gene research; applauds the work of a Scottish artist being noted internationally, and encourages others to have the confidence to gain the widespread acclaim that they deserve.

Supported by: Jamie McGrigor*, Stuart McMillan*, Joan McAlpine*, Margaret Burgess*, Nanette Milne*, Anne McTaggart*, Kevin Stewart*, Rob Gibson*, Humza Yousaf*, Richard Lyle*, Adam Ingram*, Angus MacDonald*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Colin Keir*, Mike MacKenzie*, Colin Beattie*, David Torrance*, Bill Kidd*

*S4M-03203 Graeme Pearson: Robertson Trust’s Contribution to South Scotland Projects—That the Parliament recognises the work of the Robertson Trust, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary; welcomes the 746 awards that the trust has made over the last year across Scotland, which, it understands, totalled £14.6 million, including £1.5 million in South Scotland across 64 projects, and notes in particular the £350,000 that was awarded to the Borders Health Care Trust to aid the creation of a specialist palliative care unit and the £39,000 awarded to Ayr College to support adults with mental health issues.

Supported by: David Stewart*, Nanette Milne*, Jamie McGrigor*, Liz Smith*, Neil Findlay*, Kevin Stewart*, Patricia Ferguson*, Elaine Murray*, Richard Lyle*, Mary Fee*, Margaret Burgess*, Roderick Campbell*, Mike MacKenzie*, Claudia Beamish*, Anne McTaggart*, Hugh Henry*, David Torrance*, John Wilson*, Bill Kidd*

*S4M-03202 Stuart McMillan: Bee’s Knees Awards 2012—That the Parliament welcomes the Bee’s Knees Awards 2012, which were held at Greenock Town Hall on 1 June 2012; understands that these awards showcase the diversity of the Inverclyde business community and the talent driving it; notes that Eric Gallagher of Cardwell Garden Centre won the Lifetime Achievement award and that awards were presented to Barony Brides as Emerging Business 2011, Trade Right International in the Social Purpose category, Holt Leisure Parks Ltd and Kip Marina in the Proud to be Inverclyde category, Enchanted Forest Nurseries in the Customer Service category, Mearns T McCaskie in the Retail category, Golden Casket Group in the Excellence in Manufacturing category, Stepper Technology in the Best Business Employing 25 or Under category and IBM (UK) in the Best Business Employing 25 or Over category; acknowledges the achievements of the winners and congratulates all of the nominees, and wishes them all every success for the future.

Supported by: Bob Doris*, Kenneth Gibson*, Margaret Burgess*, Humza Yousaf*, Jackie Baillie*, Kevin Stewart*, Joan McAlpine*, Stewart Maxwell*, John Wilson*, Rob Gibson*, Mike MacKenzie*, Richard Lyle*, Adam Ingram*, Bill Kidd*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Anne McTaggart*, David Torrance*

*S4M-03200 Graeme Dey: Applauding the Restoration of Glamis Watermill—That the Parliament congratulates Strathmore Estates on restoring a historic mill and water wheel, which has been connected to a hydroelectric turbine in order to provide power to the estate’s sawmill and factor’s office more than 100 years after the mill and water wheel were originally installed; believes that this restoration project will help to preserve and showcase a vital piece of Angus’ history; congratulates the estate on making use of the Scotland Rural Development Programme, which is in place to boost regeneration and economic activity in rural areas; considers that this new attraction, which has a viewing platform for visitors, will add to the draw for tourists and locals to visit the county, and urges people to learn about the power of water, its unique place in Scottish history and its relevance and potential use for what it sees as Scotland’s 21st century renewables revolution.

Supported by: Jamie McGrigor*, Margaret Burgess*, Stuart McMillan*, John Wilson*, Dennis Robertson*, Fiona McLeod*, Kevin Stewart*, Aileen McLeod*, Mike MacKenzie*, Kenneth Gibson*, Rob Gibson*, Joan McAlpine*, Angus MacDonald*, Liz Smith*, Humza Yousaf*, Nanette Milne*, Bob Doris*, Jean Urquhart*, Richard Lyle*, Bill Kidd*, Roderick Campbell*, Colin Beattie*, Joe FitzPatrick*, David Torrance*

*S4M-03199 Jean Urquhart: 50 Years of the Robertson Trust—That the Parliament notes the publication of a report marking the 50th anniversary of the Robertson Trust; understands that the trust, which was established in 1961 by Elspeth, Agnes and Ethel Robertson, is the largest independent grant-making trust in Scotland; notes that, since its inception, it has awarded approximately £125 million to charitable projects across Scotland; understands that it prioritises care, health, education and training and community art and sport projects; welcomes the trust’s funding of 112 projects in the Highlands and Islands over the last year, which, it understands, totalled £1.3 million; recognises that recipients of funding from the trust include Caberfeidh Horizons, which is a second-hand bookshop in Kingussie that provides training and work experience to young adults with learning disabilities, Orkney Alcohol Counselling Services, which provides support to people affected by alcohol misuse and Atlantis Leisure, which is a community-run sports facility in Oban, and applauds what it sees as the trust’s enduring commitment to helping those in most need of support in the current economic climate

Supported by: Mike MacKenzie*, John Finnie*, Clare Adamson*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie McGrigor*, Margaret Burgess*, Angus MacDonald*, Adam Ingram*, Liz Smith*, Humza Yousaf*, John Wilson*, Jackie Baillie*, Stuart McMillan*, Kenneth Gibson*, Nanette Milne*, Gordon MacDonald*, Hugh Henry*, Bill Kidd*, Joan McAlpine*, Fiona McLeod*, Rob Gibson*, Bob Doris*, Mary Scanlon*, David Stewart*, Roderick Campbell*, Willie Coffey*, Colin Keir*, Sandra White*, Christina McKelvie*, Anne McTaggart*, Colin Beattie*, Joe FitzPatrick*, David Torrance*

*S4M-03198 Joe FitzPatrick: Quit4You Pilot Success—That the Parliament congratulates NHS Tayside on what it considers its innovative approach to smoking cessation, which has seen higher quit rates at one, three and 12 months compared with the average quit rates of NHS smoking cessation services offered in the rest of Scotland; notes that this project, Quit4You, was a two-year pilot supported by the Scottish Government, and calls on other NHS boards to implement the successful findings of this pilot, which it considers has demonstrated cost-effective use of NHS resources.

*S4M-03197 Kenneth Gibson: Awareness of Cannabis Smoking Risks—That the Parliament notes the recently published report by the British Lung Foundation (BLF), The Impact of Cannabis on your Lungs, which highlights what it considers the alarming lack of public awareness and perception of the health risks associated with smoking cannabis; notes that the report analysed responses from 1,045 people across the UK and indicated that 88% of respondents believed that smoking cannabis was less harmful than smoking cigarettes; understands, however, that the BLF considers that the risk of developing lung disease is up to 20 times greater in a cannabis cigarette than in a tobacco cigarette; understands that an estimated two million people in the UK smoke cannabis and that cannabis smoking has strong associations with the development of bullous lung disease, whereby deep inhalation of the pulmonary-toxic components in cannabis can cause the formation of cysts and consequent pneumothorax; also notes the danger of psychosis, with users of the more potent form of cannabis, skunk, considered seven times more likely to develop a psychotic illness than people not using cannabis; highlights that 32% of people surveyed believed that smoking cannabis did not pose any harm to health and the figure rose to almost 40% among respondents under 35, and acknowledges comments aimed to improve public awareness of the severity of health risks associated with smoking cannabis by Dame Helena Shovelton, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation, who states, “This is not a niche problem – cannabis is one of the most widely-used recreational drugs in the UK, with almost a third of the population having tried it. We therefore need a serious public health campaign – of the kind that has helped raise awareness of the dangers of eating fatty foods or smoking tobacco – to finally dispel the myth that smoking cannabis is somehow a safe pastime.”

Supported by: Rob Gibson*, Joan McAlpine*, Humza Yousaf*, Margaret Burgess*, Adam Ingram*, Dennis Robertson*, Mike MacKenzie*, Hugh Henry*, Jackie Baillie*, Richard Lyle*, David Torrance*

*S4M-03196 Richard Simpson: Congratulations to the Scottish Men’s Rugby Team—That the Parliament congratulates the Scotland men’s rugby team on its 9-6 victory in New South Wales against Australia on 5 June 2012; notes that this represents a second consecutive success over Australia and that, to achieve this, the team not only had to battle against opponents who had twice won the Rugby World Cup but also against very stormy weather, and wishes the team the very best of luck with its next two games, against Fiji on the 16 June and Samoa on 23 June.

Supported by: Clare Adamson*, Dennis Robertson*, John Mason*, Adam Ingram*, Neil Bibby*, Stuart McMillan*, Jackie Baillie*, Patricia Ferguson*, Stewart Maxwell*, Liz Smith*, John Finnie*, Margaret McCulloch*, Kevin Stewart*, Mike MacKenzie*, Roderick Campbell*, Jackson Carlaw*, Hugh Henry*, Mary Fee*, Bob Doris*, Drew Smith*, Hanzala Malik*, David Stewart*, Richard Lyle*, Neil Findlay*, Margaret Burgess*, Elaine Smith*, Colin Keir*, Jamie McGrigor*, Anne McTaggart*, David Torrance*, Colin Beattie*

*S4M-03195 Neil Findlay: Modern Studies Association 40th Anniversary—That the Parliament notes that 2012 sees the 40th anniversary of the Modern Studies Association; welcomes the ongoing work of the association in promoting the study and teaching of modern studies in Scotland’s schools, and wishes the organisation every success for the future.

Supported by: Kevin Stewart*, Rob Gibson*, Drew Smith*, Richard Lyle*, James Kelly*, Nanette Milne*, Roderick Campbell*, Angus MacDonald*, John Lamont*, Liam McArthur*, Patricia Ferguson*, Stuart McMillan*, Mary Fee*, Bill Kidd*, Joan McAlpine*, Elaine Smith*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Mike MacKenzie*, Tavish Scott*, Anne McTaggart*, Jamie McGrigor*, Margaret McCulloch*, Hugh Henry*, David Torrance*, Hanzala Malik*, Iain Gray*, Neil Bibby*

*S4M-03193 Kenneth Gibson: Largs Live 2012—That the Parliament welcomes the launch of the new Largs Live music festival, which will feature 45 bands playing 68 gigs across 20 venues on 29-30 June and 1 July 2012; is aware that the festival will feature an eclectic mix of musical styles, including a 26-piece samba band, jazz and contemporary pop bands, African drummers, soloists, duets and Scottish folk music, including a headlining performance by Eddi Reader; understands that 95% of all festival entertainment will be free; considers that the festival will be well complemented by the only pre-Olympic event in Scotland, the 470 European Sailing Championship, as well as the Kelburn Garden Party; therefore wishes the event organisers every success in what it is sure will be a magnificent event that will not only showcase a diverse range of talent but also the coastal town of Largs itself, and looks forward to welcoming visitors to Largs Live from across Scotland and beyond.

Supported by: Rob Gibson*, Humza Yousaf*, Kevin Stewart*, Roderick Campbell*, Dennis Robertson*, Adam Ingram*, Joan McAlpine*, John Lamont*, Stuart McMillan*, Margaret Burgess*, Chic Brodie*, Mike MacKenzie*, Fiona McLeod*, Bill Kidd*, Richard Lyle*, Anne McTaggart*, David Torrance*

*S4M-03192 Claudia Beamish: Blue Flag Status—That the Parliament congratulates Coldingham Beach on receiving the internationally acclaimed Blue Flag status for the third year running; notes that this is awarded by Keep Scotland Beautiful on behalf of the Foundation of Environmental Education; understands that it is one of the eight beaches in Scotland to be awarded Blue Flag status; further congratulates South Ayr Beach and Coldingham Beach alongside 59 other Scottish beaches on being presented with Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Seaside Award; applauds the achievement of local people and their councils on the high quality of cleanliness, facilities, safety, environmental education and management of the beaches; commends the Blue Flag and Seaside Award programme in encouraging sustainable environmental practice and awareness among local communities and tourists and boosting the local economy and improving Scotland’s coastline, and encourages people to enjoy the award-winning beaches around Scotland.

Supported by: Patricia Ferguson*, Humza Yousaf*, Kevin Stewart*, Margaret McCulloch*, David Stewart*, Paul Wheelhouse*, Hanzala Malik*, Jackie Baillie*, Jim Hume*, John Lamont*, Mike MacKenzie*, Iain Gray*, Neil Bibby*, Fiona McLeod*, Richard Lyle*, Anne McTaggart*, David Torrance*, Bill Kidd*

*S4M-03191 Christina McKelvie: Congratulations to Larkhall—That the Parliament approves of the first communities award from Nil By Mouth, the anti-sectarian charity, being presented to the Larkhall community to recognise the positive work that has been undertaken in relation to tackling the issue of sectarianism; acknowledges the importance of the partnership by churches, the Learning Community, the Machan Trust and the local community as a whole that has brought this about, and calls on people in all areas to note the value of unity in local communities in this fight.

Supported by: Rob Gibson*, Kevin Stewart*, Humza Yousaf*, John Mason*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Dennis Robertson*, Bob Doris*, Joan McAlpine*, Margaret Burgess*, Jackie Baillie*, Chic Brodie*, Adam Ingram*, Stuart McMillan*, Clare Adamson*, James Dornan*, Margaret McCulloch*, Mike MacKenzie*, Aileen McLeod*, Hugh Henry*, Gordon MacDonald*, Angus MacDonald*, Jean Urquhart*, Bill Kidd*, Richard Lyle*, Anne McTaggart*, David Torrance*

*S4M-03190 Margaret McDougall: Olympic Torch Comes to North Ayrshire—That the Parliament welcomes the forthcoming arrival of the Olympic torch in North Ayrshire on 8 June 2012 as it continues its relay around the UK; is pleased to see that Beith and Barmill will join over 1,000 other communities taking part in the relay; wishes luck to all of the runners carrying the torch through the West Scotland region; hopes that everyone who takes part has a great time and feels part of the Olympics through the torch relay, and further hopes that events like this will inspire a new generation of athletes from all over Scotland.

Supported by: Mary Fee*, Kevin Stewart*, Mike MacKenzie*, Liz Smith*, Jackie Baillie*, Drew Smith*, James Kelly*, David Stewart*, Michael McMahon*, Nanette Milne*, Neil Bibby*, Kenneth Gibson*, John Lamont*, Richard Lyle*, Margaret Burgess*, Anne McTaggart*

*S4M-03189 Mary Scanlon: Olympic Torch High Point in Moray—That the Parliament welcomes the forthcoming arrival of the Olympic torch in Moray on 11 June 2012 as it is carried through Tomintoul; notes that, at 1,150 ft above sea level, Tomintoul is the highest town to be visited by the torch on its 8,000 mile journey around the UK, making the Moray leg of the journey a real high point of the relay; believes that the Olympic torch relay will continue to build momentum around the country of people looking forward to the Games, which will act as a great incentive to athletes all around the UK, and wishes all participants who have the opportunity to carry the Olympic flame all the best.

Supported by: Anne McTaggart*, Drew Smith*, David Stewart*, Nanette Milne*, Jackie Baillie*, Jamie McGrigor*, John Lamont*, Murdo Fraser*, Kevin Stewart*, Mike MacKenzie*

S4M-03175 Kenneth Gibson: The Saltire to Continue Flying over Hampden—That the Parliament notes the amendment in the name of Mary Fee to motion S4M-03130; does not consider attempting to ensure that the Saltire flies over the national stadium at Hampden Park to be "political posturing"; fully recognises that Scotland will be represented by Team GB at the Olympic Games but does not appreciate how this relates to a campaign signed by thousands to ensure that the Saltire, which flies above Hampden 365 days a year, is retained during the course of the Games; does not believe that the campaign shows disrespect to the people of the UK; understands that other nations in political unions have successfully campaigned to ensure that their flag is flown over participating stadia during Olympiads, and is delighted to note that the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games has announced that the Saltire will be allowed to keep its normal pride of place above the country’s national stadium when eight Olympic football matches are played there in summer 2012.

Supported by: Rob Gibson, Adam Ingram, Mike MacKenzie, Chic Brodie, Joan McAlpine, Stuart McMillan, Stewart Maxwell, Gordon MacDonald, Richard Lyle, Graeme Dey, Annabelle Ewing, Bill Kidd*, Willie Coffey*, Margaret Burgess*, David Torrance*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*

*S4M-03175.1 Drew Smith: The Saltire to Continue Flying over Hampden—As an amendment to motion S4M-03175 in the name of Kenneth Gibson (The Saltire to Continue to Fly over Hampden), leave out from "amendment" to end and insert "recent controversy surrounding the flying of flags at the national stadium, Hampden Park, during the events taking place there in the summer as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games; considers with regret that proponents of Scottish independence have used the occasion of Olympic sport being played in Glasgow to initiate what it considers an entirely manufactured political stooshie about flags; understands that the request to the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOGOC) about which flags might be flown during the Games came from Scottish National Party researchers, who, rather than awaiting clarification of the LOGOC’s view on the appropriate protocol, sought to suggest that the Saltire had been banned and repeated what it considers this inaccurate claim in motions; welcomes what it sees as the unambiguous statement that has since been provided by the LOGOC that the Saltire is not, and never was, banned, and hopes that this draws a line under this matter and that all members can now finally unite around supporting Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics and enjoy the football that will be played in Glasgow, and further looks forward to seeing what Glasgow will learn from hosting these events ahead of the Commonwealth Games.”

S4M-03168 *#* Annabel Goldie: River City—That the Parliament notes that BBC Scotland’s flagship drama, River City, will celebrate its 10th anniversary in September 2012; further notes that the programme*, which is filmed in Dumbarton,* attracts an average of 500,000 viewers a week and is regarded as an iconic contributor to Scottish drama and entertainment; praises the calibre and commitment of the actors and commends the scriptwriters for entertaining and topical storylines; considers that the programme has an important dimension as a social medium in tackling challenging social and current issues, and congratulates all those involved in the production of River City on creating a Scottish soap that has captured the hearts of so many Scottish viewers who tune in weekly to follow the eventful chronicle of life in Shieldinch.

Supported by: Joan McAlpine, John Lamont, Chic Brodie, Nanette Milne, Jamie McGrigor, Mike MacKenzie, Mary Scanlon, Richard Lyle, Annabelle Ewing, Hanzala Malik, Margaret McCulloch*, Anne McTaggart*, Jim Eadie*, Bill Kidd*, Jackie Baillie*, Helen Eadie*, Patricia Ferguson*, Jamie Hepburn*, Kevin Stewart*, Jean Urquhart*

S4M-02703 *#* Ken Macintosh: Humankind Index—That the Parliament warmly welcomes the launch of Oxfam Scotland’s Humankind Index; notes that the Humankind Index is a new method of measuring Scotland’s collective prosperity, going beyond GDP; commends Oxfam Scotland for what it sees as its participatory approach and for ensuring that seldom-heard communities are given the opportunity to state what really matters to them in relation to their wellbeing; considers that the people of Scotland place great importance on values such as decent housing, good health and clean neighbourhoods, holding them above purely financial and economic values, and hopes that the Humankind Index will be a progressive tool and deliver a framework that helps spark debate and helps policymakers make more informed decisions serving the real prosperity of *East Renfrewshire and the rest of *Scotland and supporting Scottish communities, individuals and the environment to achieve a truly socially just and sustainable Scotland.

Supported by: Linda Fabiani, Patrick Harvie, Jamie Hepburn, Gil Paterson, Christina McKelvie, David Stewart, Jim Hume, Margaret Burgess, Margaret McCulloch, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, John Wilson, Paul Martin, Kenneth Gibson, John Finnie, Adam Ingram, Helen Eadie, John Park, Aileen McLeod, Fiona McLeod, Mary Fee, Maureen Watt, Mike MacKenzie, Kevin Stewart, Hugh Henry, Humza Yousaf, Roderick Campbell, Liam McArthur, Anne McTaggart, James Dornan, John Mason, Drew Smith, Hanzala Malik, Colin Beattie, Iain Gray, Elaine Smith, Claudia Beamish, Sarah Boyack, Alison McInnes, Dave Thompson, Jean Urquhart, Sandra White, Richard Simpson, Alison Johnstone

Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support

S4M-03188 The Northern Scot, UK Society of Editors’ Weekly Newspaper of the Year ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Richard Lyle*, Mike MacKenzie*, Dennis Robertson*, Margaret Mitchell*, Jackie Baillie*, Annabelle Ewing*, Murdo Fraser*, John Lamont*, John Finnie*, Jackson Carlaw*, Jamie McGrigor*, Nanette Milne*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*, Jim Eadie*, David Torrance*

S4M-03182 Nuclear Weapons Will be Removed following Scottish Independence ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Richard Lyle*, Marco Biagi*, Joan McAlpine*, John Mason*, Christina McKelvie*, Mike MacKenzie*, Dennis Robertson*, Fiona McLeod*, Rob Gibson*, Willie Coffey*, Annabelle Ewing*, Adam Ingram*, Gordon MacDonald*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, David Torrance*, Jean Urquhart*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03180 WWI Centenary Project Inspired by Kirrie Soldier’s Poetry ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Joan McAlpine*, John Mason*, Anne McTaggart*, Roderick Campbell*, Rob Gibson*, Colin Beattie*, Dennis Robertson*, Jackson Carlaw*, Murdo Fraser*, Stuart McMillan*, David Torrance*, Adam Ingram*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, Colin Keir*

S4M-03179 Diageo Investment ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Hanzala Malik*, Margaret McCulloch*, John Mason*, Mike MacKenzie*, Anne McTaggart*, Claudia Beamish*, Fiona McLeod*, Iain Gray*, Mary Scanlon*, Ken Macintosh*, Tavish Scott*, Hugh Henry*, Jackie Baillie*, Mary Fee*, Willie Rennie*, Helen Eadie*, Murdo Fraser*, Jackson Carlaw*, David Torrance*, Nanette Milne*, Jamie Hepburn*, Graeme Pearson*, Kevin Stewart*, Elaine Murray*

S4M-03178 Borders Common Ridings ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Anne McTaggart*, Margaret Mitchell*, Roderick Campbell*, Bill Kidd*, Hugh Henry*, Gordon MacDonald*, Jackson Carlaw*, David Torrance*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*

S4M-03177 Dare to be Digital 2012 ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Dennis Robertson*, Stuart McMillan*, Margaret Burgess*, Humza Yousaf*, Rob Gibson*, Fiona McLeod*, Adam Ingram*, Kevin Stewart*, Clare Adamson*, Mike MacKenzie*, Joan McAlpine*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*, Richard Lyle*, Bill Kidd*, Aileen McLeod*, Angus MacDonald*, David Torrance*

S4M-03176 Stem Cell Research in Scotland ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Joe FitzPatrick*, Christina McKelvie*, Anne McTaggart*, Roderick Campbell*, Willie Coffey*, Margaret Burgess*, Jackie Baillie*, Liam McArthur*, Dennis Robertson*, Jackson Carlaw*, Richard Lyle*, Adam Ingram*, David Torrance*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*

S4M-03174 Evening Express and School Crossing Patrollers ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Margaret McCulloch*, Anne McTaggart*, Jim Eadie*, Rob Gibson*, Margaret Burgess*, Dennis Robertson*, David Torrance*, Jamie Hepburn*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03173 Remember Cunninghame Graham ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Roderick Campbell*, Willie Coffey*, Hugh Henry*, Dennis Robertson*, John Wilson*, Richard Lyle*, David Torrance*, Mark McDonald*, Adam Ingram*, Joan McAlpine*, John Mason*, Christina McKelvie*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*

S4M-03172 Mapa Scotland’s Campaign for the Great Polish Map of Scotland (lodged on 06 June 2012) Jamie Hepburn

S4M-03170 Opening of the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Christina McKelvie*, Anne McTaggart*, Roderick Campbell*, Jackie Baillie*, Richard Simpson*, Dennis Robertson*, David Torrance*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*, Bill Kidd*, Maureen Watt*

S4M-03169 Erskine Week, 1 to 8 June 2012 ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) John Mason*, Anne McTaggart*, Jim Eadie*, Margaret Mitchell*, Kezia Dugdale*, Rob Gibson*, Bill Kidd*, Margaret Burgess*, Jackie Baillie*, Hugh Henry*, Jackson Carlaw*, David Torrance*, Patricia Ferguson*, Jamie Hepburn*, Mary Fee*, Kevin Stewart*

S4M-03167 25th Anniversary of Abbotsford Care in Kirkcaldy ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Anne McTaggart*, Jackie Baillie*, Dennis Robertson*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*, Maureen Watt*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03166 25th Anniversary of the Cottage Family Centre ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Anne McTaggart*, Roderick Campbell*, Margaret Burgess*, Dennis Robertson*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, Jean Urquhart*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03165 Detention of Torture Survivors in the UK ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) John Mason*, Jim Eadie*, Roderick Campbell*, Dennis Robertson*, Kevin Stewart*, Jamie Hepburn*, David Torrance*, Jean Urquhart*, John Finnie*, Maureen Watt*

S4M-03164 Extending Freedom of Information ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) Anne McTaggart*, Drew Smith*, Alison McInnes*, Jean Urquhart*

S4M-03161 Ardagh Glass Energy Efficiency Award ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Anne McTaggart*, Jean Urquhart*, David Torrance*, Maureen Watt*

S4M-03160 Olympic Torch Relay through the Borders ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Jackie Baillie*, Annabel Goldie*

S4M-03157 Lanarkshire Big Bike Day 3 June 2012 ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Jean Urquhart*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03152 Brake the Cycle ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Jean Urquhart*

S4M-03151 The Biggest Ever Edinburgh Festival Fringe ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Anne McTaggart*, John Mason*, Margaret Burgess*, John Wilson*, David Torrance*, Clare Adamson*, Maureen Watt*

S4M-03150 ASDA Searches for New Produce in Highlands and Islands ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Angus MacDonald*

S4M-03149 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) John Mason*, Hugh Henry*, Stuart McMillan*, Jackie Baillie*, Margaret Burgess*, Kevin Stewart*, Drew Smith*, Kenneth Gibson*, Nanette Milne*, Anne McTaggart*, Hanzala Malik*, Humza Yousaf*, Joan McAlpine*, Patricia Ferguson*, Rob Gibson*, Richard Lyle*, Adam Ingram*, Bill Kidd*, Jim Eadie*, Roderick Campbell*, Mike MacKenzie*, Jamie McGrigor*, David Torrance*

S4M-03148 Celebrating and Protecting the Legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Anne McTaggart*

S4M-03146 Shotts Bon Accord ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) David Torrance*

S4M-03139 Falkirk Wheel Celebrates 10-year Anniversary ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03138 Carers Week 2012, In Sickness and in Health ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Jackie Baillie*, Clare Adamson*, Alison McInnes*

S4M-03136 Scotland’s Mountain Rescue Teams ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Clare Adamson*, John Finnie*

S4M-03135 New Patient Advice and Support Service ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) John Mason*, Anne McTaggart*, Richard Simpson*, Jean Urquhart*, Elaine Smith*, David Torrance*

S4M-03134 The Haven Centre in Blantyre ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Jean Urquhart*

S4M-03131 Scotland’s Seaside Awards ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Clare Adamson*, Alison McInnes*

S4M-03129 Rosemary Robertson, Carer of the Year Finalist ­(lodged on 31 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03125 Arlene Robbie Wins Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust Economic and Community Impact Award ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03119 World No Tobacco Day 2012 ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03116 Sciennes Primary School and Innovative iPad Learning Pilot ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Anne McTaggart*, David Torrance*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03115 Congratulating ParentLine Scotland on Receiving 40,000 Calls ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Jean Urquhart*, Bill Kidd*

S4M-03114 SAC Rural Scotland in Focus 2012 ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03110 Friday Night Project Reaches Coatbridge ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03109 Carers Week 2012 ­(lodged on 30 May 2012) Alison McInnes*

S4M-03106 Blood Donor Week ­(lodged on 29 May 2012) Clare Adamson*

S4M-03084 Older People in the UK at Greater Risk of Poverty ­(lodged on 29 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-03081 UNICEF Report Card 10, a Focus on Household Income ­(lodged on 29 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-03076 Thistle Awards Central South East Regional Finals ­(lodged on 29 May 2012) Jim Eadie*, Dennis Robertson*, David Torrance*, Maureen Watt*, Jean Urquhart*, Bill Walker*

S4M-03064 Melrose Sevens Best Sporting Event ­(lodged on 28 May 2012) Bill Kidd*

S4M-03060 90kg Rice Challenge ­(lodged on 28 May 2012) Bill Kidd*

S4M-03058 Galloway Tourism Winners ­(lodged on 25 May 2012) Joan McAlpine*

S4M-03050 Save the Bees ­(lodged on 25 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-03030 OFT Gets Tough on Wonga ­(lodged on 24 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-02992.1 Eden Springs and International Law ­(lodged on 06 June 2012) John Mason*, Dennis Robertson*, Maureen Watt*

S4M-02992 Eden Springs and International Law ­(lodged on 22 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-02965 £1 Million Jobs Boost for Dundee Video Games Sector ­(lodged on 21 May 2012) Anne McTaggart*

S4M-02952 The Living Wage and the Private Sector ­(lodged on 17 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-02896 On the Right Path, Children’s Rights in Law in Scotland ­(lodged on 16 May 2012) John Finnie*

S4M-02791 Co-op Boycott of Israeli Settlement Goods ­(lodged on 08 May 2012) Willie Rennie*

S4M-02704 SMC Rejection of Prostate Cancer Drug, Abiraterone ­(lodged on 25 April 2012) Ken Macintosh*

S4M-02598 The Death Penalty in India ­(lodged on 16 April 2012) Joan McAlpine*, Joe FitzPatrick*, Jackie Baillie*, Hanzala Malik*, Helen Eadie*, James Dornan*, Jim Hume*, David Torrance*, Neil Bibby*

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