[S2M-3766.4 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 22 Dec 2005 at 14:56
This looks like the vote on S2M-3766.4
The description in the bulletin on 2005-12-22 is:
*S2M-3766.4 Scott Barrie: "Torture Flights" on Scottish Soil—As an amendment to motion (S2M-3766) in the name of Frances Curran, leave out from "considers" to end, and insert "notes the allegations that have been made about the possible use of Scottish airports by CIA rendition flights; shares the public concern; condemns the use of torture wherever and whenever it may occur; notes that torture constitutes a crime under Scots and international law; reasserts its commitment to Article 4 of the UN Convention Against Torture and notes that this refers not only to acts of torture but to "an attempt to commit torture and to an act by any person which constitutes complicity or participation in torture"; welcomes the assurances from the Lord Advocate that, if offences are committed in the jurisdiction of Scotland and he is made aware of supporting evidence, these allegations will be investigated; further welcomes the commitment of the First Minister to co-operate with any reasonable request from the Council of Europe or any other international organisation; calls on the Scottish Executive to co-operate with any inquiry into rendition flights in British airspace and calls for a commitment that on any issue for which it has responsibility it will take action if presented with credible and reliable information; reasserts that the investigation of crime is a matter for the police and that decisions on whether to investigate in particular cases are for the police to take without political interference, and calls for anyone having evidence of torture or any other crime taking place in Scotland to take that evidence to the police." Supported by: Pauline McNeill* Motions and amendments which have attracted additional support
Text Introducing Division:
The third question is, that amendment S2M-3766.4, in the name of Scott Barrie, which seeks to amend motion S2M-3766, in the name of Frances Curran, on "torture flights" on Scottish soil, be agreed to. Are we agreed?
There will be a division.
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