[S1M-4064.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 27 Mar 2003 at 16:04

This looks like the vote on S1M-4064.2

The description in the bulletin on 2003-03-27 is:

*S1M-4064.2 Mr Kenneth Gibson: Closing the Opportunity Gap for Older People-As an amendment to motion (S1M-4064) in the name of Ms Margaret Curran, leave out from "welcomes" to end and insert "notes that life expectancy in Scotland is among the lowest in the developed world; further notes that Scottish Executive health targets entrench age inequalities; accepts that ageism is a reality in modern Scotland and must be countered; is aware that 25% of Scottish pensioners live in poverty; acknowledges that more coherence to the concessionary fare scheme is required; seeks more flexibility in delivering the central heating programme; desires that the postcode lottery of free personal care places be ended; recognises that older people have a vital part to play in our democracy; is concerned at continuing reductions in the value of the state pension in real and relative terms; demands that the closure of final salary scheme pensions be addressed to prevent future generations of older people being left with low incomes, financial insecurity and dependent on means-tested benefits, and believes that to address the needs of older people in Scotland the Parliament needs the full powers of an independent sovereign state."

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Text Introducing Division:

There are three questions that I must put as a result of today's business. The first question is, that amendment S1M-4064.2, in the name of Kenneth Gibson, which seeks to amend motion S1M-4064, in the name of Margaret Curran, on closing the opportunity gap for older people, 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 12100.0%
Lab51 0092.7%
LDem16 00100.0%
SNP0 27081.8%
Total:85 28391.3%

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