Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament on 3rd May 2022.

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There are three questions to be put as a result of today’s business. The first question is, that amendment S6M-04236.1, in the name of Pauline McNeill, which seeks to amend motion S6M-04236, in the name of Ash Regan, on the

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

There will be a division. There will be a short suspension to allow members to access the digital voting system.

16:57 Meeting suspended.

17:01 On resuming—

The question is, that amendment S6M-04236.1, in the name of Pauline McNeill, which seeks to amend motion S6M-04236, in the name of Ash Regan, on the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to. Members should cast their votes now.

The vote is now closed.

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 47 MSPs

No: 62 MSPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division on amendment S6M-04236.1, in the name of Pauline McNeill, is: For 47, Against 62, Abstentions 0.

Amendment disagreed to.

The next question is, that motion S6M-04236, in the name of Ash Regan, on the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill.

The final question is, that motion S6M-03944, in the name of Kate Forbes, on a financial resolution for the

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill, agrees to—

(a) any expenditure of a kind referred to in Rule 9.12.3A of the Parliament’s Standing Orders arising in consequence of the Act, and

(b) any charge or payment in relation to which Rule 9.12.4 of the Parliament’s Standing Orders applies arising in consequence of the Act.

That concludes decision time.

Members’ business will be published tomorrow [Wednesday 4 May 2022] as soon as the text is available.