[S3M-4007] Decision Time — 30 Apr 2009 at 17:00

This looks like the vote on S3M-4007

The description in the bulletin on 2009-04-29 is:

*S3M-4007 Margaret Smith: Education—That the Parliament notes that, on the second anniversary of the election of the Scottish Government, the index of its broken promises contains more references to education than any other area of public policy; believes that the failures of the SNP on teachers and teaching are potentially the most damaging to the long-term interests of Scotland; notes the drop of 1,000 in the number of teachers in Scotland’s schools despite the SNP promise to maintain numbers; regrets the microscopic progress on class size reductions; recalls the failure to offer ongoing job opportunities for newly qualified teachers and laments the pressure on teacher training places when demand for such places from talented graduates remains high, and calls for the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning to publish, by the end of the school year and in time for September, a detailed workforce plan for teaching that can restore teacher numbers, increase training places, get newly qualified teachers into work in schools and provide assurance that the Scottish Government is prepared to learn from the mistakes of the first half of its term of office as it embarks on its second.

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Text Introducing Division:

The next question is, that motion S3M-4007, in the name of Margaret Smith, on education, as amended, 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 (Aye)Minority (No)AbstentionsTurnout
Con15 0093.8%
Green0 02100.0%
Independent1 00100.0%
Lab0 41089.1%
LDem0 160100.0%
SNP46 0097.9%
Total:62 57294.5%

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