Decision Time

– in the Scottish Parliament at on 30 November 2023.

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Photo of Liam McArthur Liam McArthur Liberal Democrat

There are two questions to be put as a result of today’s business.

The first question is, that motion S6M-11496, in the name of Gillian Martin, on the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill at stage 1, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members:

No.

The Deputy Presiding Officer:

There will be a division.

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

17:02 Meeting suspended.

17:04 On resuming—

We come to the vote on motion S6M-11496, in the name of Gillian Martin, on the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill at stage 1. Members should cast their votes now.

The vote is closed.

Photo of James Dornan James Dornan Scottish National Party

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I was unable to connect. I would have voted yes.

The Deputy Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Mr Dornan. I will ensure that that is recorded.

Photo of Colin Beattie Colin Beattie Scottish National Party

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

The Deputy Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Mr Beattie. I will ensure that that is recorded.

Photo of Alex Rowley Alex Rowley Labour

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I would have voted yes.

The Deputy Presiding Officer:

Thank you, Mr Rowley. I will ensure that that is recorded.

Division number 1 Decision Time

Aye: 82 MSPs

No: 32 MSPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

The Deputy Presiding Officer:

The result of the division is: For 82, Against 32, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament agrees to the general principles of the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill.

The final question is, that motion S6M-11498, in the name of Gillian Martin, on the financial resolution to the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill, be agreed to.

Motion agreed to,

That the Parliament, for the purposes of any Act of the Scottish Parliament resulting from the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill, agrees to any expenditure of a kind referred to in Rule 9.12.3A of the Parliament’s Standing Orders arising in consequence of the Act.

That concludes decision time.

Meeting closed at 17:07.