Motion: Condemning Moray Council Library Closures

That the Parliament condemns Moray Council's decision to close seven rural libraries; notes that the closure of the libraries, based in Burghead, Cullen, Dufftown, Findochty, Hopeman, Portknockie and Rothes, was subject to an equality impact assessment (EIA), which recommended retaining three of the libraries; understands that, despite opposition plans to…

Motion: Gavin Wallace

Motion S4M-05639: Jean Urquhart, Highlands and Islands, Independent, Date Lodged: 14/02/2013 Gavin Wallace That the Parliament notes with sadness the passing of Dr Gavin Wallace, portfolio manager for literature, publishing and language at Creative Scotland; understands that Gavin began his career at the literary magazineCencrastus in 1991, becoming the co-editor of…

Motion: Centenary of Robin Jenkins’ Birth

Motion S4M-04009: Jean Urquhart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2012 Centenary of Robin Jenkins' Birth That the Parliament acknowledges that 11 September 2012 marks the centenary of the birth of the author, Robin Jenkins; notes that his writing examined social hypocrisy and the ambiguities of morality, integrity…