[S2M-3658.2 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 1 Dec 2005 at 17:02

This looks like the vote on S2M-3658.2

The description in the bulletin on 2005-12-01 is:

*S2M-3658.2 Lord James Douglas-Hamilton: Ambitious, Excellent Schools: One Year On—As an amendment to motion (S2M-3658) in the name of Peter Peacock, leave out from "recognises" to end and insert "acknowledges the aims of the Scottish Executive’s agenda in Ambitious, Excellent Schools; believes, however, that in order for each child to have the opportunity to reach his or her potential, the Executive must explore all avenues for supporting schools in providing the broadest range of subjects to stimulate the broad range of our children’s aptitude and interest; notes that the Executive’s schools modernisation programme, set out in The 21st Century School, Building Our Future: Scotland’s School Estate, is leading to many valued rural primary schools being closed or amalgamated with other schools on new sites in the name of rationalisation; acknowledges that in order to achieve its professed aim of emphasising strong leadership and greater freedom for teachers, schools must be granted more genuine autonomy, and urges the Executive to consider education reforms of the sort being contemplated at Westminster, so that every school will be able to become a self-governing independent state school to give genuine choice and opportunity to all pupils."

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Text Introducing Division:

The second question is, that amendment S2M-3658.2, in the name of Lord James Douglas-Hamilton, which seeks to amend motion S2M-3658, in the name of Peter Peacock, on "ambitious, excellent schools", one year on, 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 (No)Minority (Aye)AbstentionsTurnout
Con0 170100.0%
Green6 0085.7%
Independent2 0160.0%
Lab48 0096.0%
LDem16 0094.1%
SNP23 0092.0%
SSCUP1 00100.0%
SSP5 0083.3%
Total:101 17193.0%

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