[S3M-1385.1 (Amendment)] Decision Time — 21 Feb 2008 at 17:00

This looks like the vote on S3M-1385.1

The description in the bulletin on 2008-02-21 is:

*S3M-1385.1 Pauline McNeill: Prisons Policy—As an amendment to motion (S3M-1385) in the name of Bill Aitken, leave out from "acknowledges" to end and insert "notes the crucial role of the prison system in the criminal justice system and its role in dealing with a range of offenders; believes that only robust community sentences will provide a real alternative to custody for the Scottish courts and that this requires real investment in community sentences and community disposals; believes that short-term sentences are appropriate for certain types of offenders; further believes that urgent measures should be taken to provide real and appropriate alternatives to prison models for women offenders to reduce the female prison population; calls on the Scottish Government to report to the Parliament on the progress of the planned new prisons which could alleviate overcrowding in the prison estate, and further believes that sentencing policy should be clear, transparent and understood by the general public and should be driven by an underlying policy to protect the public from harm."

You can search for this motion (S3M-1385.1) on TheyWorkForYou

Text Introducing Division:

The next question is, that amendment S3M-1385.1, in the name of Pauline McNeill, which seeks to amend motion S3M-1385, in the name of Bill Aitken, on prisons policy, be agreed to. Are we agreed?


There will be a division.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

Public Whip is run as a free not-for-profit free service. If you'd like to support us, please consider switching your electricity and/or gas to Bulb Energy who provide 100% renewable electricity and tend to be 20% cheaper than the 'Big Six'. They'll also pay any exit fees (up to £120) from your old supplier AND give you (and us) a £50 credit for joining up via our Bulb Referral Link.

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
Con14 0087.5%
Green0 02100.0%
Lab1 40089.1%
LDem16 00100.0%
SNP45 1097.9%
Total:76 41293.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

Helen EadieDunfermline EastLabno
Christine GrahameSouth of ScotlandSNPaye

About the Project

The Public Whip is a not-for-profit, open source website created in 2003 by Francis Irving and Julian Todd and now run by Bairwell Ltd.

PublicWhip v2 codebase is currently under development - you can join the Slack group to find out more or email [email protected]

The Whip on the Web

Help keep PublicWhip alive