Introduction — First Minister — 13 May 1999 at 15:02

I can assure you that in debates on other issues, the abstain button will mean abstain. In this particular case, the yes button is being used as a way of recording a vote. I did not invent the system. [Laughter.] I ask members to be patient; we have to wait because we must check the electronic lists, to ensure that nobody has cast more than one vote.

The number of votes cast is as follows:
Dennis Canavan 3 Donald Dewar 71 David McLetchie 17 Mr Alex Salmond 35


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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 000.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent1 0033.3%
Lab0 000.0%
LDem0 000.0%
SSP1 00100.0%
Total:3 003.2%

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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