Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 4th March 2021.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

There are two questions this evening. Because the first question is on legislation, we will need to suspend for a few moments to allow all members to access the voting app.

17:31 Meeting suspended.

17:34 On resuming—

The Presiding Officer:

The question is, that motion S5M-24057, in the name of Gordon Lindhurst, on the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. This will be a one-minute division.

The vote is now closed. Please let me know if you had any difficulties in voting.

Photo of Tom Mason Tom Mason Conservative

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I had a problem with my app. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Mr Mason. You would have voted yes. I will make sure that your vote is added to the voting register.

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 62 MSPs

Abstained: 56 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Abstaineds: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division on motion S5M-24057, in the name of Gordon Lindhurst, on the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill, is: For 62, Against 0, Abstentions 56.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill be passed.

The next question is, that motion S5M-24038, in the name of Bill Kidd, on the Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill, be agreed to. This will be a one-minute division.

The vote is now closed. Please let me know if you had any difficulty in voting.

Photo of Tom Mason Tom Mason Conservative

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I had the same problem. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Mr Mason. I will make sure that your yes vote is added to the register.

Division number 2 Decision Time

Aye: 119 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division on motion S5M-24038, in the name of Bill Kidd, on the Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill, is: For 119, Against 0, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill be passed.

Meeting closed at 17:40.