[S2M-5775.3 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 22 Mar 2007 at 17:00

This looks like the vote on S2M-5775.3

The description in the bulletin on 2007-03-22 is:

*S2M-5775.3 Fiona Hyslop: Celebrating Success in Scottish Education—As an amendment to motion (S2M-5775) in the name of Hugh Henry, leave out from "notes" to end and insert "congratulates staff, teachers and pupils in schools and centres across Scotland for the contribution that they are making to the delivery of excellent learning and teaching; recognises that it is the duty of government to provide stewardship to drive standards forward, providing leadership and direction for a strong Scottish education system for the purpose of self-improvement and a healthier, wealthier and socially and environmentally more responsible Scotland, and notes that the following can all contribute to this aim: early intervention to increase nursery provision and identify and serve additional support needs at an early stage, cutting class sizes in primary 1-3 to 18 and maintaining teacher numbers in the face of falling school rolls to cut class sizes in secondary so that every child gets the attention they deserve and to ensure that essential literacy and numeracy skills are developed, embedding Scottish history, culture and heritage in school life, offering vocational courses from S3 onwards with parity of esteem for academic courses, introducing a new languages and science baccalaureate recognising top performance at Higher level to encourage take-up of these subjects, focussing on support for those pupils particularly from families living in poverty who are currently left behind in society and continuing the planned school building and refurbishment programme but providing councils with an alternative funding scheme to provide better value for money and access to communities and clubs to schools at evenings and weekends."

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Text Introducing Division:

The sixth question is, that amendment S2M-5775.3, in the name of Fiona Hyslop, which seeks to amend motion S2M-5775, in the name of Hugh Henry, on celebrating success in Scottish education, 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
Con16 0094.1%
Green0 07100.0%
Independent1 2060.0%
Lab45 0090.0%
LDem16 0094.1%
SNP0 23092.0%
SSP0 0375.0%
Total:78 251090.4%

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