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The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.
The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.
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We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.
I welcome the opportunity to speak on behalf of the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee. We focused our pre-budget scrutiny on the culture spending portfolio. I thank all those who attended our round tables and who submitted evidence to the committee. Although culture spend represents a relatively small proportion of the budget, the return on investment in culture,...
I apologise, Presiding Officer. I shall leave my remarks there.
Will Russell Findlay give way?
Scottish National Party MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
Also represented Central Scotland
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