[S3M-1902.3 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 15 May 2008 at 17:00
Stuart McMillan MP, West of Scotland voted with the majority (No).
This looks like the vote on S3M-1902.3
The description in the bulletin on 2008-05-15 is:
*S3M-1902.3 Margaret Curran: Free Personal Care—As an amendment to motion (S3M-1902) in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, leave out from "and urges" to end and insert "however, also notes the decision of the UK Benefit Commissioners that continued payment of attendance allowance to self funders would have been a breach of the current benefit rules; further notes the UK Government’s Wanless review’s suggestion of the alignment of the benefits system, including attendance allowance, with funding for social care, and therefore calls on the Scottish Government to enter into discussions with the UK Government, as part of the UK Government’s review of social care, to ensure that Scotland receives a full and equitable share of the overall funds available for care of the elderly; urges the Scottish Government to undertake further work to re-assess all funding streams relevant to the care of the elderly and to come forward with proposals for the sustainable long-term funding of care of the elderly; notes that there is a funding gap in the current financial year, and calls on the Scottish Government to engage with COSLA immediately to achieve a resolution of the problem and report back to the Parliament before the summer recess."
Text Introducing Division:
There are four questions to be put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S3M-1902.3, in the name of Margaret Curran, which seeks to amend motion S3M-1902, in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, on free personal care, be agreed to. Are we agreed?
There will be a division.
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