[S1M-509.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 10 Feb 2000 at 17:03

This looks like the vote on S1M-509.2

The description in the bulletin on 2000-02-10 is:

*S1M-509.2 Ms Wendy Alexander: Section 2A (Commonly known as Section 28)—As an amendment to motion (S1M-509) in the name of Mr Brian Monteith, leave out from "affirms its" to end and insert "supports a tolerant, just and inclusive society; notes the concern that section 2A constrains local authorities from serving all sections of the community, and has inhibited teachers who are concerned about the legal status of any action they may take against homophobic bullying; recognises the existing high professional standards of teaching and management in Scottish schools; notes the Executive’s intention to consult on all necessary safeguards and whether further reassurance is required before any repeal of section 2A and in particular the Executive's commitment to publish a draft circular to education authorities on introduction of the Bill, to set up a Working Group to review the package of safeguards including the existing curriculum material and support for teachers in relation to sex education and thereafter to use powers in the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 to issue any necessary guidance; and looks forward to a full debate on the Ethical Standards in Public Life Bill when it will have an opportunity to consider the package of safeguards on sex education and the views of the Working Group which the Executive has set up." Supported by: Mr Sam Galbraith*  

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Text Introducing Division:

The fourth question is, that amendment S1M-509.2, in the name of Ms Wendy Alexander, which seeks to amend motion S1M-509, in the name of Mr Brian Monteith, on section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986, be agreed to. Are we agreed?


There will be a division.

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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 180100.0%
Green1 00100.0%
Independent3 00100.0%
Lab49 0089.1%
LDem11 0068.8%
SNP23 0378.8%
SSP1 00100.0%
Total:88 18385.8%

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Fergus EwingInverness East, Nairn and LochaberSNPabstention
Dr Winnie EwingHighlands and IslandsSNPabstention
Andrew WelshAngusSNPabstention

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