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Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 5:05 pm on 10th January 2008.

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Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None 5:05 pm, 10th January 2008

The result of the division is: For 63, Against 61, Abstentions 1.

Motion, as amended, agreed to.

Resolved,

That the Parliament looks forward to the replacement of significant amounts of ring-fencing by single outcome agreements with local authorities that will support the achievement of national outcomes set out in the spending review; recognises that the effectiveness of the national outcomes and the removal of ring-fencing will require to be monitored; looks forward to the continuation of full scrutiny of the Scottish Government's budget in the Finance Committee and the Parliament as part of the budget process; notes the decision of the Parliament on 8 November 2007 in relation to a review of the budget process for future years, and calls on all interested parties to participate fully in that review when it commences.