[S3M-545] Decision Time — 27 Sep 2007 at 17:01
This looks like the vote on S3M-545
The description in the bulletin on 2007-09-26 is:
*S3M-545 Ross Finnie: Waiting Times—That the Parliament is concerned that the Scottish Government’s approach to waiting times will lead to an increase in bureaucracy, placing an administrative burden on clinicians; believes that introducing a legally binding guarantee will put further pressure on health professionals leading to a litigation culture in the NHS; regrets the decision by the SNP to put political dogma before patient need in ruling out the use of the private sector to reduce waiting times; regrets the lack of commitment from the Scottish Government to invest further in primary health care facilities; calls on the Scottish Government to continue making progress in reducing the longest waits, while prioritising shorter waiting times for the most serious conditions; calls on the Scottish Government to make an early statement on how it intends to implement its maximum waiting time guarantee without impacting on those with the greatest clinical need, and believes that the Scottish Government must, as a matter of urgency, publish a comprehensive assessment identifying the additional administrative and bureaucratic burdens that these new proposals will place on the NHS, how much they will cost and where the money will come from.
Text Introducing Division:
The next question is, that motion S3M-545, in the name of Ross Finnie, on waiting times, be agreed to. Are we agreed?
There will be a division.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Abstentions||Turnout|
|Christopher Harvie||Mid Scotland and Fife||SNP||aye|