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– in the Scottish Parliament at 5:01 pm on 7th December 2000.

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Photo of Lord David Steel Lord David Steel Presiding Officer, Scottish Parliament 5:01 pm, 7th December 2000

There are eight questions as a result of today's business.

The first question is, that amendment S1M-1433.1, in the name of Richard Lochhead, which seeks to amend motion S1M-1433, in the name of Ross Finnie, on sea fisheries, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 2

For: Adam, Brian, Crawford, Bruce, Elder, Dorothy-Grace, Ewing, Dr Winnie, Ewing, Mrs Margaret, Fabiani, Linda, Gibson, Mr Kenneth, Grahame, Christine, Harper, Robin, Hyslop, Fiona, Johnston, Nick, Lochhead, Richard, MacAskill, Mr Kenny, MacDonald, Ms Margo, Marwick, Tricia, McGugan, Irene, Morgan, Alasdair, Neil, Alex, Paterson, Mr Gil, Robison, Shona, Russell, Michael, Salmond, Mr Alex, Sheridan, Tommy, Sturgeon, Nicola, Swinney, Mr John, Welsh, Mr Andrew, White, Ms Sandra, Wilson, Andrew
Against: Aitken, Bill, Alexander, Ms Wendy, Baillie, Jackie, Barrie, Scott, Boyack, Sarah, Brankin, Rhona, Brown, Robert, Butler, Bill, Canavan, Dennis, Chisholm, Malcolm, Deacon, Susan, Douglas-Hamilton, Lord James, Eadie, Helen, Fergusson, Alex, Finnie, Ross, Gallie, Phil, Godman, Trish, Goldie, Miss Annabel, Gorrie, Donald, Grant, Rhoda, Gray, Iain, Harding, Mr Keith, Henry, Hugh, Home Robertson, Mr John, Hughes, Janis, Jackson, Gordon, Jamieson, Cathy, Jamieson, Margaret, Johnstone, Alex, Lamont, Johann, Livingstone, Marilyn, Lyon, George, Macdonald, Lewis, Macintosh, Mr Kenneth, MacKay, Angus, MacLean, Kate, Martin, Paul, McAllion, Mr John, McAveety, Mr Frank, McCabe, Mr Tom, McConnell, Mr Jack, McGrigor, Mr Jamie, McLeish, Henry, McLetchie, David, McMahon, Mr Michael, McNeil, Mr Duncan, McNulty, Des, Monteith, Mr Brian, Morrison, Mr Alasdair, Muldoon, Bristow, Mulligan, Mrs Mary, Mundell, David, Munro, Mr John, Murray, Dr Elaine, Peacock, Peter, Peattie, Cathy, Radcliffe, Nora, Raffan, Mr Keith, Robson, Euan, Rumbles, Mr Mike, Scanlon, Mary, Scott, John, Scott, Tavish, Simpson, Dr Richard, Smith, Iain, Smith, Mrs Margaret, Stephen, Nicol, Stone, Mr Jamie, Thomson, Elaine, Tosh, Mr Murray, Wallace, Mr Jim, Watson, Mike, Whitefield, Karen, Wilson, Allan, Young, John

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The result of the division is: For 28, Against 75, Abstentions 0.

Amendment disagreed to.

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The second question is, that motion S1M-1433, in the name of Ross Finnie, on sea fisheries, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament calls upon the Scottish Executive to seek from the negotiations leading up to the December Fisheries Council the best available outcome for the Scottish fishing industry consistent with sustainability of fish stocks.

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The third question is, that amendment S1M-1434.1, in the name of Keith Harding, which seeks to amend motion S1M-1434, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, on the development of a national alcohol misuse strategy, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 3

For: Aitken, Bill, Canavan, Dennis, Douglas-Hamilton, Lord James, Fergusson, Alex, Gallie, Phil, Goldie, Miss Annabel, Harding, Mr Keith, Johnston, Nick, Johnstone, Alex, McGrigor, Mr Jamie, McLetchie, David, Monteith, Mr Brian, Mundell, David, Scanlon, Mary, Scott, John, Sheridan, Tommy, Tosh, Mr Murray, Young, John
Against: Alexander, Ms Wendy, Baillie, Jackie, Barrie, Scott, Boyack, Sarah, Brankin, Rhona, Brown, Robert, Butler, Bill, Chisholm, Malcolm, Deacon, Susan, Eadie, Helen, Finnie, Ross, Godman, Trish, Gorrie, Donald, Grant, Rhoda, Gray, Iain, Harper, Robin, Henry, Hugh, Home Robertson, Mr John, Hughes, Janis, Jackson, Gordon, Jamieson, Cathy, Jamieson, Margaret, Lamont, Johann, Livingstone, Marilyn, Lyon, George, Macdonald, Lewis, Macintosh, Mr Kenneth, MacKay, Angus, MacLean, Kate, Martin, Paul, McAllion, Mr John, McAveety, Mr Frank, McCabe, Mr Tom, McConnell, Mr Jack, McLeish, Henry, McMahon, Mr Michael, McNeil, Mr Duncan, McNulty, Des, Morrison, Mr Alasdair, Muldoon, Bristow, Mulligan, Mrs Mary, Munro, Mr John, Murray, Dr Elaine, Peacock, Peter, Peattie, Cathy, Radcliffe, Nora, Raffan, Mr Keith, Robson, Euan, Rumbles, Mr Mike, Scott, Tavish, Simpson, Dr Richard, Smith, Iain, Smith, Mrs Margaret, Stephen, Nicol, Stone, Mr Jamie, Thomson, Elaine, Wallace, Mr Jim, Watson, Mike, Whitefield, Karen, Wilson, Allan
Abstentions: Adam, Brian, Crawford, Bruce, Elder, Dorothy-Grace, Ewing, Dr Winnie, Ewing, Mrs Margaret, Fabiani, Linda, Gibson, Mr Kenneth, Grahame, Christine, Hyslop, Fiona, Lochhead, Richard, MacAskill, Mr Kenny, MacDonald, Ms Margo, Marwick, Tricia, McGugan, Irene, Morgan, Alasdair, Neil, Alex, Paterson, Mr Gil, Robison, Shona, Russell, Michael, Salmond, Mr Alex, Sturgeon, Nicola, Swinney, Mr John, Welsh, Mr Andrew, White, Ms Sandra, Wilson, Andrew

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The result of the division is: For 18, Against 60, Abstentions 25.

Amendment disagreed to.

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The fourth question is, that motion S1M-1434, in the name of Malcolm Chisholm, on the development of a national alcohol misuse strategy, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament endorses the Executive's plans to work towards the publication of a national action plan to tackle alcohol misuse.

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The fifth question is, that motion S1M-1430, in the name of Tom McCabe, on membership of committees, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament agrees that Mrs Margaret Ewing be appointed to the Education, Culture and Sport Committee following the resignation of Ms Nicola Sturgeon.

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The sixth question is, that motion S1M-1431, in the name of Tom McCabe, on the approval of Scottish statutory instruments, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament agrees that the following Orders be approved:

The draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc) (No 2) Order 2000; The draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2000; The draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Adaptation of Functions etc) (No 2) Order 2000; The Mink Keeping (Scotland) Order 2000 (SSI 2000/400); and The draft Welfare of Farmed Animals (Scotland) Regulations 2000.

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The seventh question is, that motion S1M-1432, in the name of Tom McCabe, on sitting days, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament agrees that between 8 January 2001 and 11 January 2002 (inclusive) the office of the Clerk will be open on all days except: Saturdays and Sundays, 13 April, 16 April, 7 May, 25 May, 28 May, 30 November, 24 December (pm), 25 December, 26 December 2001, 1 January 2002 and 2 January 2002.

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The eighth question is, that motion S1M-1438, on membership of committees, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament agrees that Bill Butler be appointed to the Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee following the resignation of John Home Robertson.