[S1M-172] Decision Time — 30 Sep 1999 at 17:01

This looks like the vote on S1M-172

The description in the bulletin on 1999-09-29 is:

*S1M-172 Mr Alex Salmond: Education-That the Parliament notes the overwhelming rejection of CoSLA's pay and conditions offer (dated 20 August 1999) by Scotland's teachers, recognises the validity of the concerns expressed by the teaching profession and parents' representatives about the details of CoSLA's offer and agrees that the implementation of the offer in its current form would have resulted in a deterioration of standards in our classrooms and a further decline in teachers' morale; considers that the defects in CoSLA's offer are the result of a lack of resources and that the current impasse between CoSLA and the teaching profession is a direct result of the failure of the Scottish Executive to make sufficient resources available to local government to fund an acceptable settlement and further considers that the approach adopted by the Scottish Executive on this issue has been delibarately provocative to Scotland's teachers; and calls upon the Scottish Executive to adopt a genuine partnership approach to reaching a settlement with teachers, to abandon its proposals to remove the statutory basis of the Scottish Joint Negotiating Committee and establish a Committee of Inquiry, and to refer the findings of the Millennium Review ( a joint inquiry established by COSLA and teachers' unions in 1997 to look at various issues in education) for investigation by the Parliament's Education, Culture & Sport Committee. Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon*, Fiona McLeod*

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Text Introducing Division:

We move to the third question, which is, that motion S1M-172, in the name of Mr Alex Salmond, on education, as amended, be agreed to. Are we all agreed?


There are some noes, so there will be a division. Those members who want to support the motion, as amended, 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 (Aye)Minority (No)AbstentionsTurnout
Con0 71094.4%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab45 0080.4%
LDem14 0087.5%
SNP0 24072.7%
Total:59 341081.1%

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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Alex FergussonSouth of ScotlandConno
Keith HardingMid Scotland and FifeConno
Alex JohnstoneNorth East ScotlandConno
Lyndsay McIntoshCentral ScotlandConno
David McLetchieLothiansConno
Mary ScanlonHighlands and IslandsConno
Ben WallaceNorth East ScotlandConno

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