[S1M-68.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 24 Jun 1999 at 17:00

This looks like the vote on S1M-68.1

The description in the bulletin on 1999-06-24 is:

*S1M-68.1 Mr John Swinney: As an amendment to the motion (S1M-68) in the name of Henry McLeish leave out from "is falling" to end and insert:-- "remains a grave and ongoing economic and social problem which is not addressed by a partial representation of statistics; and calls on the Executive to develop an economic strategy that has long term sustainable growth in the economy and jobs as its focus and addresses the need to: recognise small businesses as the engine of growth in the economy and the labour market and tackles the need to improve entrepreneurship and business start-up, survival and expansion with particular emphasis on reducing business rates; develop cohesive economic development structures through greater synergy between agencies involved in economic development, inward investment, exporting and tourism and to gain maximum benefit from Scotland’s external representation; produce compelling evidence that the New Deal is delivering long-term structural change in the labour market that will be sustained when the New Deal programme has concluded, and generate competitive advantage for companies in Scotland." Supported by : Fergus Ewing, Mr Duncan Hamilton, Alex Neil, Ms Sandra White.  

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Text Introducing Division:

The third question is, that amendment S1M-68.1, in the name of Mr John Swinney, which proposes an amendment to motion S1M-68, in the name of Henry McLeish, on the economy of Scotland, be agreed to. Are we all agreed?


There will be a division. Those who want to vote in support of Mr Swinney's amendment should vote yes.

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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 (No)Minority (Aye)AbstentionsTurnout
Con1 13077.8%
Green0 01100.0%
Independent1 20100.0%
Lab55 0098.2%
LDem14 20100.0%
SNP0 32097.0%
Total:71 49195.3%

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David DavidsonNorth East ScotlandConno
John Farquhar MunroRoss, Skye and Inverness WestLDemaye
Mike RumblesWest Aberdeenshire and KincardineLDemaye

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