[S1M-638.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 8 Mar 2000 at 17:03

This looks like the vote on S1M-638.1

The description in the bulletin on 2000-03-08 is:

*S1M-638.1 Henry McLeish: Role of Post Offices—As an amendment to motion (S1M-638) in the name of Fiona Hyslop, leave out from "notes the" to end and insert "acknowledges the vital importance of post offices to the economic and social fabric of Scotland; notes the commitments given by the UK government on maintaining a nation-wide network of post offices for the benefit of communities in Scotland; supports the increased commercial freedom being given to the Post Office to develop new products within the public sector; acknowledges that all benefit recipients should be able to choose to have their benefit payments transacted by the post office, and urges the UK government to maintain a network of Post Offices and offer reassurances to sub-postmasters and postmistresses through a positive programme of continuous improvement and expansion of services."  

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Text Introducing Division:

The fourth question is, that amendment S1M-638.1, in the name of Henry McLeish, which seeks to amend motion S1M-638, in the name of Fiona Hyslop, on the role of post offices, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

No.

There will be a division.

Debate in Parliament | Historical Hansard | Source |

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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 13072.2%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 30100.0%
Lab49 0089.1%
LDem14 0087.5%
SNP0 25075.8%
SSP0 10100.0%
Total:63 43083.5%

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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