[S2M-2463.3 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 24 Feb 2005 at 17:09

This looks like the vote on S2M-2463.3

The description in the bulletin on 2005-02-24 is:

*S2M-2463.3 Jeremy Purvis: Identity Cards—As an amendment to motion (S2M-2463) in the name of Patrick Harvie, leave out from first "notes" to end and insert "regrets the introduction of the Identity Cards Bill to the UK Parliament, notes the consistent opposition to these proposals by Liberal Democrats in the House of Commons on the grounds that they will be ineffective in their stated aim of reducing terrorism; believes that there is an excessive cost to the individual and the taxpayer in introducing the identity card; believes that it will lead to increased discrimination and harassment; is concerned for the protection of civil liberties with the lack of definition of how the card will be used; further believes that the UK Government should explore more effective anti identity and benefits fraud, illegal immigration and illegal working measures; is further concerned with the UK Government’s intention that by 2013 it will be compulsory for UK citizens to possess an ID card and to produce it when accessing designated public services, and welcomes the commitment by the Scottish Executive that identity cards will not be necessary for accessing devolved services."

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Text Introducing Division:

The seventh question is, that amendment S2M-2463.3, in the name of Jeremy Purvis, which seeks to amend motion S2M-2463, in the name of Patrick Harvie, on identity cards, 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
Con15 0083.3%
Green0 07100.0%
Independent1 0260.0%
Lab46 0195.9%
LDem0 15088.2%
SNP0 02184.0%
SSP0 06100.0%
Total:62 153789.8%

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Elaine SmithCoatbridge and ChrystonLababstention

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