[S2M-2265.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 19 Jan 2005 at 17:00

This looks like the vote on S2M-2265.1

The description in the bulletin on 2005-01-19 is:

*S2M-2265.1 Bill Aitken: Closing the Opportunity Gap—As an amendment to motion (S2M-2265) in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, leave out from "progress" to end and insert "everyday reality of poverty for many people living in our communities; is shocked that eight of the 10 UK local authorities with the lowest male life expectancy are in Scotland, which is wholly unacceptable in the 21st century; further acknowledges that those living in poverty suffer disproportionately from inadequate public services; therefore regrets that the Scottish Executive’s own policies on health, education and crime are serving to entrench the opportunity gap rather than reduce it; believes that concrete policy decisions rather than "objectives and targets" are required to eliminate poverty, and calls on the Executive to give every person in Scotland, regardless of income, the right to choose the school or hospital of their choice and so end the present two-tier system which deprives those in our poorest communities of quality education and health care."

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Text Introducing Division:

The second question is, that amendment S2M-2265.1, in the name of Bill Aitken, which seeks to amend motion S2M-2265, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, on closing the opportunity gap, 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
Con0 180100.0%
Green7 00100.0%
Independent2 03100.0%
Lab45 1093.9%
LDem16 0094.1%
SNP21 0084.0%
SSCUP0 01100.0%
SSP5 0083.3%
Total:96 19493.0%

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Richard BakerNorth East ScotlandLabaye

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