[S2M-1116] Decision Time — 31 Mar 2004 at 17:08

This looks like the vote on S2M-1116

The description in the bulletin on 2004-03-30 is:

*S2M-1116 Murdo Fraser: The Effect of Strip Stamps on the Whisky Industry-That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Executive's commitment to the Scotch Whisky industry as set out in A Toast to the Future - working together for Scotch whisky, particularly the Executive's commitment to a fair tax regime for the industry; notes with disappointment the announcement by Her Majesty's Government in the 2004 Budget of the introduction of tax stamps on whisky and other spirits; recognises that the compliance costs associated with the measure will introduce a heavy burden on the Scotch whisky industry, thereby adversely affecting both it and the wider Scottish economy; believes that the £3 million compensation package announced by HM Treasury is wholly inadequate, given the estimated cost to the industry of some £60 to £70 million per annum, and accordingly calls on Her Majesty's Government to reverse the decision to impose tax stamps and, failing this, to ensure that a properly-funded and comprehensive package of measures is put in place to minimise the damage caused to the industry.

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Text Introducing Division:

The third question is, that motion S2M-1116, in the name of Murdo Fraser, on the effect of strip stamps on the whisky industry, as amended, be agreed to. Are we agreed?


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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
Con18 00100.0%
Green6 0085.7%
Independent3 00100.0%
Lab46 0092.0%
LDem15 0088.2%
SNP22 0084.6%
SSCUP1 00100.0%
SSP0 4066.7%
Total:111 4089.8%

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