Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament at 5:00 pm on 27th January 2010.

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Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None 5:00 pm, 27th January 2010

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

The first question is, that motion S3M-5560, in the name of Nicola Sturgeon, on the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None

I cannot take a point of order during voting, Mr Brown.

Division number 10

For: Adam, Brian, Alexander, Ms Wendy, Allan, Alasdair, Baillie, Jackie, Baker, Claire, Baker, Richard, Boyack, Sarah, Brankin, Rhona, Brown, Keith, Butler, Bill, Campbell, Aileen, Chisholm, Malcolm, Coffey, Willie, Constance, Angela, Craigie, Cathie, Crawford, Bruce, Cunningham, Roseanna, Curran, Margaret, Don, Nigel, Doris, Bob, Eadie, Helen, Ewing, Fergus, Fabiani, Linda, Ferguson, Patricia, Finnie, Ross, FitzPatrick, Joe, Foulkes, George, Gibson, Kenneth, Gibson, Rob, Gillon, Karen, Glen, Marlyn, Godman, Trish, Gordon, Charlie, Grahame, Christine, Grant, Rhoda, Gray, Iain, Harper, Robin, Harvie, Christopher, Harvie, Patrick, Henry, Hugh, Hepburn, Jamie, Hume, Jim, Hyslop, Fiona, Ingram, Adam, Jamieson, Cathy, Kelly, James, Kerr, Andy, Kidd, Bill, Lamont, Johann, Livingstone, Marilyn, Lochhead, Richard, MacAskill, Kenny, Macdonald, Lewis, MacDonald, Margo, Macintosh, Ken, Martin, Paul, Marwick, Tricia, Mather, Jim, Matheson, Michael, Maxwell, Stewart, McArthur, Liam, McAveety, Mr Frank, McCabe, Tom, McConnell, Jack, McInnes, Alison, McKee, Ian, McKelvie, Christina, McLaughlin, Anne, McMahon, Michael, McMillan, Stuart, McNeil, Duncan, McNeill, Pauline, McNulty, Des, Morgan, Alasdair, Mulligan, Mary, Murray, Elaine, Neil, Alex, O'Donnell, Hugh, Oldfather, Irene, Park, John, Paterson, Gil, Peacock, Peter, Peattie, Cathy, Pringle, Mike, Purvis, Jeremy, Robison, Shona, Rumbles, Mike, Russell, Michael, Salmond, Alex, Simpson, Dr Richard, Smith, Elaine, Smith, Iain, Smith, Margaret, Somerville, Shirley-Anne, Stevenson, Stewart, Stewart, David, Stone, Jamie, Sturgeon, Nicola, Swinney, John, Thompson, Dave, Tolson, Jim, Watt, Maureen, Welsh, Andrew, White, Sandra, Whitefield, Karen, Whitton, David, Wilson, Bill, Wilson, John
Against: Aitken, Bill, Brocklebank, Ted, Brown, Gavin, Brownlee, Derek, Carlaw, Jackson, Fraser, Murdo, Goldie, Annabel, Johnstone, Alex, Lamont, John, McLetchie, David, Milne, Nanette, Mitchell, Margaret, Scanlon, Mary, Scott, John, Smith, Elizabeth

Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None

The result of the division is: For 108, Against 15, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Tobacco and Primary Medical Services (Scotland) Bill be passed.

Photo of Robert Brown Robert Brown Liberal Democrat

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I would like you to look into a problem with my voting console. When I had voted, all three lights—the lights that indicate yes, no and abstain—were flashing.

Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None

That covers all the bases, Mr Brown. Your point is on the record. We will have the console looked at.

The second question is, that motion S3M-5614, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on approval of a Scottish statutory instrument, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the draft Crofting (Designation of Areas) (Scotland) Order 2010 be approved.

Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None

If no member objects, I propose to ask a single question on motions S3M-5615 and S3M-5616.

The question is, that motions S3M-5615 and S3M-5616, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on approval of codes of practice, be agreed to.

Motions agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish Government Code of Practice for the Welfare of Dogs (SG 2009/279) be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish Government Code of Practice for the Welfare of Cats (SG 2009/280) be approved.

Photo of Alex Fergusson Alex Fergusson None

The fourth question is, that motion S3M-5617, in the name of Bruce Crawford, on the establishment of a committee, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees to establish a committee of the Parliament as follows— Name of Committee: Forth Crossing Bill Committee; Remit: To consider and report to the Parliament on the Forth Crossing Bill; Duration: Until the Bill has received Royal Assent, falls or is withdrawn; Convenership: The Convener will be a member of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party and the Deputy Convener will be a member of the Scottish Liberal Democrat Party; Membership: Jackson Carlaw, Joe FitzPatrick, Hugh O'Donnell, David Stewart.