[S2M-1395.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 3 Jun 2004 at 17:00
This looks like the vote on S2M-1395.1
The description in the bulletin on 2004-06-03 is:
*S2M-1395.1 Murdo Fraser: Economy of the Highlands and Islands-As an amendment to motion (S2M-1395) in the name of Mr Jim Wallace, leave out from "congratulates" to end and insert "acknowledges that the long-term economic decline of the Highlands and Islands was reversed under the last Conservative government; believes that strong businesses are essential in bringing about further economic growth in the Highlands and Islands; notes with concern that businesses in the Highlands and Islands continue to be hampered by high business rates, excessive regulation and poor transport infrastructure; recognises, particularly, the need for improvement of the A9 as the major strategic link between the central belt and the north, and calls on the Scottish Executive to improve the business environment in the Highlands and Islands by lowering business rates, cutting regulation and investing in transport infrastructure improvements."
Text Introducing Division:
The second question is, that amendment S2M-1395.1, in the name of Murdo Fraser, which seeks to amend motion S2M-1395, in the name of Jim Wallace, on the economy of the Highlands and Islands, 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|
|Mr Bruce McFee||West of Scotland||SNP||abstention|