[S2M-1374.4 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 2 Jun 2004 at 17:04
This looks like the vote on S2M-1374.4
The description in the bulletin on 2004-06-02 is:
*S2M-1374.4 Mr Jim Wallace: International Situation-As an amendment to motion (S2M-1374) in the name of Mr John Swinney, leave out from "reaffirms" to end and insert "notes the motion passed by the Parliament on 13 March 2003; reaffirms its support for the United Nations and its belief in the primacy of international law; regrets that Her Majesty's Government saw fit to take this country into the Iraq War without United Nations sanction or credible evidence of a significant threat to the safety of the United Kingdom or of the world community; believes that as a consequence the world is now a more dangerous place; notes with concern the deteriorating security situation in Iraq and the Middle East; believes that progress in Iraq is only possible if the role of the United Nations is expanded and enhanced and the transfer of sovereignty to the Iraqis on 30 June 2004 is real and visible; recalls that when the House of Commons endorsed military action against Saddam Hussein it did so on an understanding that progress on the road map for a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians would be a priority for Her Majesty's Government; expresses its disappointment that recent events have made the achievement of a negotiated two-state solution more difficult and less likely; recognises the bravery and professionalism of British armed forces serving in Iraq in difficult and dangerous circumstances; calls upon Her Majesty's Government not to commit any further troops unless requested by United Kingdom commanders in Iraq for the purposes of securing the safety of British forces and the fulfilling of Britain's international obligations towards the people of Iraq and to the United Nations, and further declares that any such troops should remain under United Kingdom operational command and within the area currently under United Kingdom control." Supported by: Tavish Scott*, Robert Brown*, John Farquhar Munro*, Mike Pringle*, Jeremy Purvis*, Donald Gorrie*, George Lyon*, Nora Radcliffe*, Mike Rumbles*, Iain Smith*, Margaret Smith*, Mr Jamie Stone*, Mr Keith Raffan*, Nicol Stephen*, Euan Robson*
Text Introducing Division:
The third question is, that amendment S2M-1374.4, in the name of Jim Wallace, which seeks to amend motion S2M-1374, in the name of John Swinney, on the international situation, 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|
|Gordon Jackson||Glasgow Govan||Lab||aye|
|Susan Deacon||Edinburgh East and Musselburgh||Lab||abstention|
|Pauline McNeill||Glasgow Kelvin||Lab||abstention|
|Elaine Smith||Coatbridge and Chryston||Lab||abstention|