The result of the division is as follows: Yes 71, No 55, Abstentions 0.
Amendment agreed to.
The question is, that motion S1M-40, in the name of Mr Michael Russell, as amended by amendment S1M-40.2 in the name of Mrs Margaret Smith, be agreed to. Are we all agreed?
Motion, as amended, agreed to.
That the Parliament in accordance with section 81(2) of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46), make provision for the payment of allowances to members of the Parliament and that the following provisions should have effect:-
There shall be a Members' Allowances Scheme ("the Scheme") which shall make provision to be implemented by the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body ("the SPCB") for the payment of allowances to members of the Parliament.
The following Parts A, B and C together with the Annexes attached shall be the Scheme:-