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– in the Scottish Parliament at 5:00 pm on 18th May 2006.

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Photo of George Reid George Reid None 5:00 pm, 18th May 2006

There are two questions to be put as a result of today's business.

The first question is, that motion S2M-4380, in the name of Donald Gorrie, on the Procedures Committee's second report in 2006, "Procedures relating to Crown appointments", be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 1

For: Baillie, Jackie, Baird, Shiona, Ballance, Chris, Ballard, Mark, Barrie, Scott, Boyack, Sarah, Brankin, Rhona, Brocklebank, Mr Ted, Brown, Robert, Brownlee, Derek, Butler, Bill, Byrne, Ms Rosemary, Canavan, Dennis, Chisholm, Malcolm, Craigie, Cathie, Curran, Ms Margaret, Deacon, Susan, Eadie, Helen, Ferguson, Patricia, Fergusson, Alex, Finnie, Ross, Fox, Colin, Fraser, Murdo, Gallie, Phil, Gillon, Karen, Glen, Marlyn, Godman, Trish, Goldie, Miss Annabel, Gordon, Mr Charlie, Gorrie, Donald, Harper, Robin, Harvie, Patrick, Henry, Hugh, Home Robertson, John, Hughes, Janis, Jackson, Dr Sylvia, Jackson, Gordon, Kerr, Mr Andy, Lamont, Johann, Livingstone, Marilyn, Macdonald, Lewis, Macintosh, Mr Kenneth, Macmillan, Maureen, Martin, Paul, May, Christine, McAveety, Mr Frank, McConnell, Mr Jack, McLetchie, David, McMahon, Michael, McNeill, Pauline, McNulty, Des, Milne, Mrs Nanette, Mitchell, Margaret, Monteith, Mr Brian, Morrison, Mr Alasdair, Muldoon, Bristow, Mulligan, Mrs Mary, Munro, John Farquhar, Murray, Dr Elaine, Oldfather, Irene, Peattie, Cathy, Petrie, Dave, Pringle, Mike, Purvis, Jeremy, Radcliffe, Nora, Robson, Euan, Ruskell, Mr Mark, Scott, Eleanor, Scott, John, Scott, Tavish, Sheridan, Tommy, Smith, Margaret, Stephen, Nicol, Stone, Mr Jamie, Swinburne, John, Tosh, Murray, Wallace, Mr Jim, Whitefield, Karen, Wilson, Allan
Against: McGrigor, Mr Jamie
Abstentions: Adam, Brian, Crawford, Bruce, Ewing, Fergus, Gibson, Rob, Grahame, Christine, Hyslop, Fiona, MacAskill, Mr Kenny, Martin, Campbell, Mather, Jim, Matheson, Michael, Maxwell, Mr Stewart, McFee, Mr Bruce, Morgan, Alasdair, Neil, Alex, Stevenson, Stewart, Sturgeon, Nicola, Swinney, Mr John, Watt, Ms Maureen, White, Ms Sandra

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The result of the division is: For 79, Against 1, Abstentions 19.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament notes the Procedures Committee's 2nd Report 2006 (Session 2), Procedures relating to Crown appointments (SP Paper 515) and agrees that the changes to Standing Orders set out in Annexe A to the report be made with effect from 19 May 2006.

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The second question is, that motion S2M-4405, in the name of Alex Neil, on the Enterprise and Culture Committee's fifth report in 2006, "Business Growth—the next 10 years", be agreed to.

Motion agreed to.

That the Parliament notes the recommendations contained in the Enterprise and Culture Committee's 5th Report, 2006 (Session 2): Business Growth - the next 10 years (SP Paper 520).

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That concludes decision time.