[S3M-1385.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 21 Feb 2008 at 17:00
Helen Eadie MP, Dunfermline East voted with the majority (No).
This looks like the vote on S3M-1385.1
The description in the bulletin on 2008-02-21 is:
*S3M-1385.1 Pauline McNeill: Prisons Policy—As an amendment to motion (S3M-1385) in the name of Bill Aitken, leave out from "acknowledges" to end and insert "notes the crucial role of the prison system in the criminal justice system and its role in dealing with a range of offenders; believes that only robust community sentences will provide a real alternative to custody for the Scottish courts and that this requires real investment in community sentences and community disposals; believes that short-term sentences are appropriate for certain types of offenders; further believes that urgent measures should be taken to provide real and appropriate alternatives to prison models for women offenders to reduce the female prison population; calls on the Scottish Government to report to the Parliament on the progress of the planned new prisons which could alleviate overcrowding in the prison estate, and further believes that sentencing policy should be clear, transparent and understood by the general public and should be driven by an underlying policy to protect the public from harm."
Text Introducing Division:
The next question is, that amendment S3M-1385.1, in the name of Pauline McNeill, which seeks to amend motion S3M-1385, in the name of Bill Aitken, on prisons policy, 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|
|Helen Eadie||Dunfermline East||Lab||no|
|Christine Grahame||South of Scotland||SNP||aye|