[S1M-1857.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 25 Apr 2001 at 17:03

This looks like the vote on S1M-1857.1

The description in the bulletin on 2001-04-25 is:

*S1M-1857.1 Mr Kenny MacAskill: Scotland's Skills for Tomorrow—As an amendment to motion (S1M-1857) in the name of Ms Wendy Alexander, leave out from "endorses" to end and insert "notes that, under changing global economic circumstances, a sustainable future for Scotland is dependent on a high skills, high value knowledge economy; recognises that significant skills shortages have been allowed to develop in key sectors in the Scottish economy; regrets that, to date, government has neither quantified nor predicted these shortages, far less been able to take action to fill the skills shortfall, and therefore calls upon the Executive to take immediate action to identify and quantify Scotland’s current skills shortages and likely future shortages, tailor investment in skills to meet current and future demands and shortfalls and work closely with industry to assure a demand-led integrated approach to training, further and higher education." Supported by: Brian Adam*, Fiona Hyslop*

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Text Introducing Division:

There are three questions to put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S1M-1857.1, in the name of Kenny MacAskill, which seeks to amend motion S1M-1857, in the name of Wendy Alexander, on Scotland's skills for tomorrow, 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 (No)Minority (Aye)AbstentionsTurnout
Con18 0094.7%
Green0 01100.0%
Independent0 2066.7%
Lab51 0092.7%
LDem14 0087.5%
SNP0 29087.9%
SSP0 01100.0%
Total:83 31290.6%

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