[S1M-509] Decision Time — 10 Feb 2000 at 17:03
Andrew Welsh MP, Angus abstained
This looks like the vote on S1M-509
The description in the bulletin on 2000-02-09 is:
*S1M-509 Mr Brian Monteith: Section 2A (Commonly known as Section 28)—That the Parliament affirms its belief in an open, democratic and tolerant society where all members are treated equally under the law; calls upon the Scottish Executive to withdraw the proposed repeal of section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986 from the Ethical Standards in Public Life etc.(Scotland) Bill, to establish an official committee of inquiry to consider all aspects of the section and in particular the provision of sex education in Scottish schools and to give this committee the remit of ensuring that relationships form the basis for discussion and teaching of sex education and establishing what statutory protection for children, parents and school boards is required, accompanied by clear guidelines on what topics and materials are appropriate for pupils of varying age, experience and maturity, and agrees to defer further consideration of this matter until said committee has reported to the Parliament.
Text Introducing Division:
The fifth question is, that motion S1M-509, as amended, be agreed to. Are we agreed?
There will be a division.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Abstentions||Turnout|
|Fergus Ewing||Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber||SNP||abstention|
|Dr Winnie Ewing||Highlands and Islands||SNP||abstention|