[S1M-392] Motion without notice — 16 Dec 1999 at 09:40

This looks like the vote on S1M-392

The description in the bulletin on 1999-12-17 is:

*S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office. Supported by: Richard Lochhead*  

The description in the bulletin on 1999-12-20 is:

S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office.  

The description in the bulletin on 1999-12-22 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Andrew Wilson*, Alasdair Morgan*, Ms Margo MacDonald*  

The description in the bulletin on 1999-12-23 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Christine Grahame*

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-10 is:

S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office. Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Andrew Wilson, Alasdair Morgan, Ms Margo MacDonald, Christine Grahame  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-11 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Robin Harper*  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-13 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Mr Adam Ingram*, Mr Gil Paterson*, Mr Kenny MacAskill*

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-14 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Fergus Ewing*

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-17 is:

S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office. Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Andrew Wilson, Alasdair Morgan, Ms Margo MacDonald, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Mr Adam Ingram, Mr Gil Paterson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Fergus Ewing  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-20 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Alex Neil*  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-21 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Mr Jamie McGrigor*  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-24 is:

S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office. Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Andrew Wilson, Alasdair Morgan, Ms Margo MacDonald, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Mr Adam Ingram, Mr Gil Paterson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Fergus Ewing, Alex Neil, Mr Jamie McGrigor  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-01-31 is:

S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office. Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Andrew Wilson, Alasdair Morgan, Ms Margo MacDonald, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Mr Adam Ingram, Mr Gil Paterson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Fergus Ewing, Alex Neil, Mr Jamie McGrigor  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-02-02 is:

S1M-392 Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme (lodged on 16 December 1999) Mr Duncan Hamilton*

The description in the bulletin on 2000-02-07 is:

S1M-392 Michael Russell: Agricultural Business Improvement Scheme—That the Parliament welcomes the report published today by the Rural Affairs Committee on the original and revised ABIS schemes; expresses its concern that there are still around 4000 outstanding applications which, under European rules, will fall if not approved before 31 December 1999; notes that the rules of the revised scheme required applicants in many cases to undertake considerable expenditure in order to meet the approved criteria; accepts the conclusion of the Rural Affairs Committee that the Executive must honour the commitment made in February 1999 by a pre-devolution minister for agriculture to fund all eligible applications, and therefore calls upon the Minister for Rural Affairs to seek from Her Majesty's Government sufficient funds to meet all eligible applications, for all approvals to be made by 31 December 1999 and by so doing to accept the moral obligation that the Executive must carry in this matter given the previous commitment by a Labour Minister for Agriculture in the former Scottish Office. Supported by: Richard Lochhead, Andrew Wilson, Alasdair Morgan, Ms Margo MacDonald, Christine Grahame, Robin Harper, Mr Adam Ingram, Mr Gil Paterson, Mr Kenny MacAskill, Fergus Ewing, Alex Neil, Mr Jamie McGrigor, Mr Duncan Hamilton  

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Text Introducing Division:

The question is, that the motion in the name of Mike Russell, that motion S1M-392 be taken at this meeting of the Parliament, be agreed to. Are we all agreed?

No.

There will be a division.

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