Monthly Archives: August 2003

(431)  HUMAN CLONING AT THE ROSLIN INSTITUTE

The application by Professor Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute, Edinburgh, for a licence to clone human embryos for use in research into motor neurone disease (see No 387) was granted by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority on 8 … Continue reading

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(429)  GAELIC LANGUAGE BILL PASSED

The Gaelic Language Bill (for which see No 388) completed Stage 1 of its Parliamentary progress on 2 February 2005.  The debate featured contributions in Gaelic by the Presiding Officer, George Reid, and other MSPs such as Alasdair Morrison (Western Isles, … Continue reading

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(428)  HOLYROOD PRE-CONTRACT LIABILITY CASE BEGINS

The action by Sir Robert McAlpine Construction Management Ltd against the Scottish Parliament Corporate Body (No 413) in respect of the tendering procedures for the Scottish Parliament building at Holyrood (see No 413) began before Lord Clarke in the commercial … Continue reading

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