[S1M-172.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 30 Sep 1999 at 17:01

This looks like the vote on S1M-172.1

The description in the bulletin on 1999-09-30 is:

*S1M-172.1 Mr Sam Galbraith: Education—As an amendment to motion (S1M-172) in the name of Mr Alex Salmond, leave out from ‘notes’ to end and insert ‘supports the Executive’s intention to earn a world class reputation for the Scottish education system; calls upon the Executive to ensure that all children get the best start in life by maximising pupil attainment; welcomes the provision of substantial new resources for education including an additional £51m for school education identified in the Partnership Agreement; agrees that the quality of education in our schools depends on the professionalism and commitment of teachers; recognises the high standards and dedication of Scottish teachers; endorses the Executive’s commitment to a programme of continuous professional development to assist teachers in maintaining and improving professional standards; agrees that the Scottish Joint Negotiation Committee machinery has failed Scottish teachers, pupils and parents, and calls upon the Executive to continue work towards its objective of ensuring a modern, adaptive and flexible mechanism for determining the professional conditions of service for teachers in Scotland’s schools through the appointment of an independent Committee of Inquiry.’  

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Text Introducing Division:

The first question is, that amendment S1M-172.1, in the name of Mr Sam Galbraith, which seeks to amend S1M-172, in the name of Mr Alex Salmond, on education, be agreed to. Are we all agreed?


In that case, there will be a division. Those members who wish to support Mr Galbraith's amendment should vote yes. The voting time starts now.

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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 17094.4%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab45 0080.4%
LDem13 1087.5%
SNP0 24072.7%
Total:58 45081.1%

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Iain SmithNorth East FifeLDemno

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