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Decision Time

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 5:00 pm on 9th November 2006.

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Photo of George Reid George Reid None 5:00 pm, 9th November 2006

The result of the division is: For 81, Against 35, Abstentions 0.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Resolved,

That the Parliament recognises that closing the equal pay gap will benefit all Scots, Scotland's workplaces and Scotland's economy; agrees that it is the responsibility of local authorities as independent bodies to implement the single status pay agreement which they themselves negotiated, and encourages employers and unions to make every effort to reach an agreement that is fair and equitable and protects the staff concerned, council taxpayers and the services that local authorities deliver.