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Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 3rd June 2020.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

The first question is, that motion S5M-21891, in the name of Graeme Dey, on the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill at stage 3, be agreed to. As the question concerns an act of Parliament, I ask members to cast their votes now.

Division number 4 Decision Time

Aye: 74 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 74, Against 0, Abstentions 0. The Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill is passed.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill be passed.

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Applause

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I propose to ask a single question on the three Parliamentary Bureau motions, including the motion on recess dates. Does any member object?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

The question is, that motions S5M-21904, S5M-21906 and S5M-21926 be agreed to.

Motions agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the legislative consent memorandum in relation to the Environment Bill (UK Legislation).

That the Parliament agrees that the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Supplementary Provision) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees, further to motion S5M-17943 and under Rule 2.3.1, that the parliamentary recess dates of 27 June to 30 August 2020 (inclusive) be replaced with 27 June to 9 August 2020 (inclusive) with the exception of 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July and 6 August 2020, on which dates business may be programmed by the Bureau.

The next question is, that motion S5M-21915, in the name of Michael Russell, on the approval of a Scottish statutory instrument, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 5 Decision Time

Aye: 58 MSPs

No: 17 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 58, Against 17, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) (Amendment) Order 2020 [draft] be approved.

The final question is, that motion S5M-21916, in the name of Michael Russell, on the approval of an SSI, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 6 Decision Time

Aye: 58 MSPs

No: 17 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 58, Against 17, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Representation of the People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 [draft] be approved.

That concludes decision time. We will resume tomorrow at 2 o’clock with virtual portfolio question time.

Meeting closed at 17:05.