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Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 21st January 2016.

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Photo of Tricia Marwick Tricia Marwick None

There are five questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that motion S4M-15365, in the name of Margaret Burgess, on the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members: No.

There will be a division.

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 88 MSPs

No: 13 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Photo of Tricia Marwick Tricia Marwick None

The result of the division is: For 88, Against 13, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to.

The next question is, that amendment S4M-15380.1, in the name of Iain Gray, which seeks to amend motion S4M-15380, in the name of Aileen Campbell, on celebrating the success of Scotland’s young people and youth work, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members: No.

There will be a division.

Division number 2 Decision Time

Aye: 31 MSPs

No: 67 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Abstained: 3 MSPs

Abstaineds: A-Z by last name

Photo of Tricia Marwick Tricia Marwick None

The result of the division is: For 31, Against 67, Abstentions 3.

Amendment disagreed to.

The next question is, that motion S4M-15380, in the name of Aileen Campbell, on celebrating the success of Scotland’s young people and youth work, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament notes the recent publication of the Education Scotland HMIE Report, A review of youth awards in Scotland: Helping young people to be successful, confident, effective and responsible citizens, highlighting the success of the Awards Network; welcomes the growth of participation by 273% since 2008; recognises the importance of youth awards across Scotland, and appreciates the clear articulation of the benefits of youth work and its role in terms of attainment, employability, youth justice and contribution to Scotland being the best place to grow up.

The next question is, that motion S4M-15276, in the name of John Swinney, on the financial resolution for the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill, agrees to any expenditure of a kind referred to in Rule 9.12.3(b) of the Parliament’s Standing Orders arising in consequence of the Act.

The next question is, that motions S4M-15371, S4M-15390 and S4M-15391, on committee membership and substitution on committees, be agreed to.

Motions agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that Fiona McLeod be appointed to replace Bob Doris as a member of the Health and Sport Committee.

That the Parliament agrees that Michael Russell be appointed to replace Gil Paterson on the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee.

That the Parliament agrees that Sandra White be appointed to replace Michael Russell as the SNP substitute on the Health and Sport Committee.

Meeting closed at 17:06.