Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 19th November 2020.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

We come to decision time. The first question is, that motion S5M-23361, in the name of Johann Lamont, on improving youth football in Scotland, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament notes the conclusions and recommendations contained in the Public Petitions Committee’s 2nd Report 2020 (Session 5), PE1319:

Improving youth football in Scotland

(SP Paper 763).

The Presiding Officer:

The next question is, that amendment S5M-23416.2, in the name of Donald Cameron, which seeks to amend motion S5M-23416, in the name of John Swinney, on Coronavirus: Scotland’s strategic approach, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

There will be a division. I will suspend the meeting for a few minutes to allow members to access the voting app.

18:43 Meeting suspended.

18:47 On resuming—

We move to the division on Donald Cameron’s amendment S5M-23416.2. Members may cast their votes now. This will be a one-minute division.

The vote is closed. If any member believes that they were not able to vote, please let me know through a point of order, either in the chamber or online.

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 51 MSPs

No: 71 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 51, Against 71, Abstentions 0.

Amendment disagreed to.

The next question is, that amendment S5M-23416.3, in the name of Richard Leonard, which seeks to amend motion S5M-23416, in the name of John Swinney, on Coronavirus: Scotland’s strategic approach, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

There will be a division. Members may vote now.

The vote is closed. Any members who believe that they were not able to register their vote should please let me know through a point of order.

I will take a point of order from Jeremy Balfour. We can see you now, Mr Balfour, but you are on mute. If you wish to register your vote, please do so now.

Mr Balfour, you are still on mute. I think that your microphone is not working. This is unusual, but I ask you to shake your head either no or yes, to indicate which way you are voting.

That is a no, Mr Balfour. You will be recorded as voting no to Richard Leonard’s amendment S5M-23416.3.

Division number 2 Decision Time

Aye: 22 MSPs

No: 99 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 22, Against 99, Abstentions 0.

Amendment disagreed to.

The next question is, that amendment S5M-23416.1, in the name of Patrick Harvie, which seeks to amend motion S5M-23416, in the name of John Swinney, on Coronavirus: Scotland’s strategic approach, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Amendment agreed to.

The final question is, that motion S5M-23416, in the name of John Swinney, on Coronavirus: Scotland’s strategic approach, as amended, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

There will be a division. Members may vote now.

The vote is closed. Any member who believes that they were not able to vote should please let me know through a point of order.

Division number 3 Decision Time

Aye: 99 MSPs

No: 23 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 99, Against 23, Abstentions 0.

Motion, as amended, agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees the measures set out by the Scottish Government on 17 November 2020 under its

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scotland’s Strategic Framework

; notes that the regulations implementing these measures will be laid in Parliament; believes that these measures can only be fully effective if the test, trace, isolate, support system continues to improve; recognises that self-isolation poses significant challenges for many people, which the existing conditional self-isolation grant cannot fully meet, and calls on the Scottish Government to develop a comprehensive package of support for self-isolation to ensure that everyone who needs to is able to take this step to protect their community.

Meeting closed at 18:56.