[S3M-1814] Decision Time — 1 May 2008 at 17:00

John Wilson MP, Central Scotland voted with the majority (Aye).

This looks like the vote on S3M-1814

The description in the bulletin on 2008-04-30 is:

*S3M-1814 John Swinney: The Impact of the UK Budget on Scotland—That the Parliament is disappointed with some of the decisions taken in the 2008 UK Budget and their damaging impact on the Scottish economy and households; in particular regrets that action was not taken to reverse the 2007 decision to abolish the 10p tax rate; notes with concern the increase in the small companies’ rate of corporation tax; believes that the blanket approach taken in setting alcohol duty is too simplistic and does not address the wider social and health issues around alcohol; regrets that the measures aimed at tackling fuel poverty are insufficient, and further regrets the lack of appropriate measures to moderate the impact of rising fuel prices. Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon*

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Text Introducing Division:

The next question is, that motion S3M-1814, in the name of John Swinney, as amended, on the impact of the UK budget on Scotland, be agreed to. Are we agreed?


There will be a division.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)AbstentionsTurnout
Con0 14087.5%
Green0 20100.0%
Lab0 04495.7%
LDem14 0087.5%
SNP43 0091.5%
Total:57 164492.1%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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