[S3M-415.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 6 Sep 2007 at 17:00
Michael Matheson MP, Falkirk West voted in the minority (Aye).
This looks like the vote on S3M-415.1
The description in the bulletin on 2007-09-06 is:
*S3M-415.1 Margaret Smith: Tackling Drugs Misuse—As an amendment to motion (S3M-415) in the name of Kenny MacAskill, leave out from "supports" to end and insert "believes that increased opportunities, improved facilities, more drug-free activities and better drug education are necessary to give young people a positive alternative to drugs; calls on the Scottish Government to introduce a strategy for early intervention with vulnerable young people, particularly those in care or living with a parent who has a drug problem; calls for the establishment of a national register of drug and alcohol services including residential placements; believes that additional resources are required to increase drug and alcohol treatment places, cut waiting times and create more family support services; calls on the Scottish Government to commit to at least double the funding for drug and alcohol treatment in the first year of the next spending review; further notes the direct link between drug and alcohol use and crime and supports the greater use of arrest referral schemes across Scotland; further believes that Drug Testing and Treatment Orders (DTTOs) introduced by the previous administration can make a real difference in cutting crime and reoffending, and calls for DTTOs to be extended to Scotland’s district courts and used more frequently to address alcohol abuse among offenders." Supported by: Mike Pringle* Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support
Text Introducing Division:
There are five questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S3M-415.1, in the name of Margaret Smith, which seeks to amend motion S3M-415, in the name of Kenny MacAskill, on tackling drugs misuse, 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 (No)||Minority (Aye)||Abstentions||Turnout|
|Michael Matheson||Falkirk West||SNP||aye|