Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament at on 27 September 2023.

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Photo of Alison Johnstone Alison Johnstone Green

There are four questions to be put as a result of today’s business. Before I put the first question, I ask all members to please refresh their digital voting app.

The first question is, that motion S6M-10594, in the name of Jenni Minto, on the Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland Bill, be agreed to. Members should cast their votes now.

The vote is closed.

Photo of Shona Robison Shona Robison Scottish National Party

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I did not manage to get on to the system. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Ms Robison. We will ensure that that is recorded.

Photo of Shirley-Anne Somerville Shirley-Anne Somerville Scottish National Party

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Likewise, I could not log on. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Ms Somerville. We will ensure that that is recorded.

Photo of Mercedes Villalba Mercedes Villalba Labour

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I was not able to connect. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Ms Villalba. We will ensure that that is recorded.

Division number 16 Decision Time

Aye: 114 MSPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division on motion S6M-10594, in the name of Jenni Minto, is: For 114, Against 0, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland Bill be passed.

The motion is agreed to and the Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland Bill is passed. [

Applause

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The next question is, that motion S6M-10625, in the name of Alexander Burnett, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on annulment of a Scottish statutory instrument, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

Division number 17 Decision Time

Aye: 29 MSPs

No: 70 MSPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Abstained: 16 MSPs

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division on motion S6M-10625, in the name of Alexander Burnett, is: For 29, Against 70, Abstentions 16.

Motion disagreed to.

The next question is, that motion S6M-10626, in the name of George Adam, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, on approval of an SSI, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

There will be a division.

The vote is closed.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you. We will ensure that that is recorded.

Division number 18 Decision Time

Aye: 85 MSPs

No: 29 MSPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 85, Against 29, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Deer (Firearms etc.) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2023 [draft] be approved.

The final question is, that motion S6M-10627, in the name of George Adam, on approval of an SSI, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Presiding Officer:

There will be a division.

The vote is now closed.

Photo of Paul McLennan Paul McLennan Scottish National Party

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app would not connect. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Mr McLennan.

Photo of Clare Adamson Clare Adamson Scottish National Party

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app would not refresh. I would have voted yes.

The Presiding Officer:

I can confirm that your vote has been recorded.

Division number 19 Decision Time

Aye: 105 MSPs

No: 7 MSPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

The Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 105, Against 7, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees that the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Green Freeports Relief) (Scotland) Order 2023 [draft] be approved.

That concludes decision time.

Members’ business will be published tomorrow, Thursday 28 September, as soon as the text is available.