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Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 14th November 2019.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The first question is, that amendment S5M-19851.1, in the name of Dean Lockhart, which seeks to amend motion S5M-19851, in the name of Ivan McKee, on the implications of the imposition of US tariffs on Scottish products, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 16 MSPs

No: 74 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 16, Against 74, Abstentions 0.

Amendment disagreed to.

The next question is, that amendment S5M-19851.2, in the name of Rhoda Grant, which seeks to amend the motion in the name of Ivan McKee, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

There will be a division.

Division number 2 Decision Time

Aye: 16 MSPs

No: 74 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 16, Against 74, Abstentions 0.

Amendment disagreed to.

The final question is, that motion S5M-19851, in the name of Ivan McKee, on the implications of the imposition of US tariffs on Scottish products, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

There will be a division.

Division number 3 Decision Time

Aye: 74 MSPs

No: 16 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 74, Against 16, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament regrets the recent imposition of United States tariffs on a range of Scottish goods, including single malt Scotch whisky, liqueurs, cheese, butter, biscuits and woollen and cashmere products, and their impact on Scottish businesses; welcomes the efforts of the EU to reach a negotiated settlement with the United States to bring the Airbus/Boeing dispute to an end, and recognises the damage that any form of Brexit will inflict on Scottish businesses that trade with EU member countries and, in particular, the price that will be paid by businesses and employees of a no-deal Brexit.

Meeting closed at 17:03.