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Motion ref. S5M-23416.2

Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach - Amendment

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 19, 2020

As an amendment to motion S5M-23416 in the name of John Swinney (Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach), insert at end “; urges the Scottish Government to publish its scientific evidence that justifies keeping local authority areas in Level 4 for a three-week period; further urges it to provide immediate clarification with respect to new travel restrictions and to detail what powers the police will have to enforce these restrictions, noting the potential for a disproportionate impact on rural communities; acknowledges the severe impact of new restrictions on retail and hospitality businesses, particularly in the weeks preceding the festive period; calls for appropriate business support to protect jobs through the winter period, especially for those businesses going into Level 4 restrictions; further calls on the Scottish Government to establish a Coronavirus Business Advisory Council, and calls on it to allow for a one-week adaptation period from the announcement and introduction of new restrictions.”


Vote

Result 51 for, 71 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote Vote Defeated

Scottish National Party  0 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  31 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Independent  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 2 no vote Read more Read less

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Scottish Green Party  0 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Labour  20 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 3 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Liberal Democrats  0 for, 5 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

No Party Affiliation  0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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Related motion

Motion ref. S5M-23416

Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Supported by: Aileen Campbell, Michael Matheson, Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Thursday, November 19, 2020

Result 99 for, 23 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote Vote Passed


Defeated related amendments

Motion ref. S5M-23416.3

Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach - Amendment

Submitted by: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date lodged: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Supported by: Colin Smyth
Current status: Taken in the chamber on Thursday, November 19, 2020

Result 22 for, 99 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote Vote Defeated