European Union Economic and Social Committee (Nominations)

European Union Economic and Social Committee (Nominations)

(from Scottish Parliamentary business, Official Report 19 April 2006)


The Deputy Presiding Officer (Murray Tosh): The next item of business is consideration of motion S2M-4238, in the name of Tom McCabe, on nominations to the European Union Economic and Social Committee.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament endorses the Scottish Executive’s proposal to nominate Mr Kenneth Fraser, nominated by CBI Scotland and the Institute of Directors Scotland, Mr Sandy Boyle, nominated by the STUC, and Ms Maureen O’Neill, nominated by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, to the UK delegation on the Economic and Social Committee of the European Union for the forthcoming mandate from September 2006 to September 2010.—[George Lyon.]

The Deputy Presiding Officer: The question on the motion will be put at decision time.

As we have reached the end of the debate before the time that is set out in the business programme for the start of the next item of business, I suspend the meeting until 5 pm.