[S1M-2833.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 7 Mar 2002 at 17:02
This looks like the vote on S1M-2833.1
The description in the bulletin on 2002-03-07 is:
*S1M-2833.1 Fergus Ewing: Scotch Whisky Industry—As an amendment to motion (S1M-2833) in the name of Miss Annabel Goldie, insert at end "welcomes the raising by the Scottish Conservatives of an issue that is reserved; believes that the taxation imposed on whisky by successive UK governments has disadvantaged Scotch in the home market, where whisky is taxed at higher levels than wine or beer, and has also allowed other countries to seek to justify their own discriminatory tax regimes by reference to those in the UK; further believes that a tax stamp system would constitute a barrier to trade, would be inefficient and ineffective as a means of combating fraud and illicit trade, will cause many practical and technical problems in respect of, for example, labelling and storage and will impose substantial costs on the industry, and calls upon the Scottish Executive to demand that all powers relating to the regulation and taxation of the whisky industry be transferred to the Scottish Parliament."
Text Introducing Division:
The second question is, that amendment S1M-2833.1, in the name of Fergus Ewing, which seeks to amend Annabel Goldie's motion on the Scotch whisky industry, be agreed to. Are we agreed?
There will be a division.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Abstentions||Turnout|
|Brian Adam||North East Scotland||SNP||no|