[S1M-818] Decision Time — 10 May 2000 at 17:06

This looks like the vote on S1M-818

The description in the bulletin on 2000-05-09 is:

*S1M-818 Mr Alex Salmond: State of the Nation—That the Parliament notes that in its first year many members working in committees, in the whole Parliament and in their constituencies have been active in moving Scotland forward; regrets that the Executive has failed to match the positive approach of Scotland during the referendum campaign of 1997 and the continuing mood of Scotland for radical change and progress, notes that in particular there is a crisis in manufacturing, a reduction in local authority services including housing, a lowering of morale in the education and health services, growing impoverishment of the elderly, the reliance on expensive PFI for public investment, a deterioration in the transport infrastructure, the abdication of responsibility for genuine consultation and good governance and a general confusion and malaise in the partnership administration; recognises the support of a majority of Scots for increased power for our Parliament to tackle these problems, notes that independence and equality of status is the best possible constitutional settlement for our nation, and looks forward to offering the people of Scotland the opportunity to choose a future of economic progress and social justice based on such a settlement.  

The description in the bulletin on 2000-05-10 is:

S1M-818 State of the Nation (lodged on 8 May 2000) Fergus Ewing*, Brian Adam*

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Text Introducing Division:

The next question is that, motion S1M-818, in the name of Mr Alex Salmond, as amended, on the state of the nation, 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 16084.2%
Green0 01100.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab49 0089.1%
LDem14 0087.5%
SNP0 29087.9%
SSP0 10100.0%
Total:63 48187.5%

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