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Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 7th November 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

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

The first question is, that motion S5M-19743, in the name of Michael Russell, on stage 1 of the Referendums (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 65 MSPs

No: 55 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 65, Against 55, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Referendums (Scotland) Bill.

The second question is, that motion S5M-19539, in the name of Derek Mackay, on a financial resolution for the Referendums (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 2 Decision Time

Aye: 65 MSPs

No: 55 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 65, Against 55, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Referendums (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.

Meeting closed at 17:02.