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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-23445

Legal Advice

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, November 23, 2020

Supported by: Jackie Baillie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

That the Parliament recalls the vote on motion S5M-23218 on 4 November 2020, in which it called on the Scottish Government to publish the legal advice it received regarding the judicial review into the handling of harassment complaints against the former First Minister, Alex Salmond; notes that the legal advice sought has not yet been published, despite the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints requesting this by 13 November 2020, and calls on the Scottish Government to respect the will of the Parliament by providing the legal advice without any further delay.


Vote

Result 65 for, 55 against, 4 abstained, 5 no vote Vote Passed

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

Scottish National Party  0 for, 55 against, 4 abstained, 2 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  30 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Labour  22 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

Scottish Green Party  6 for, 0 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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Independent  2 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

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Defeated amendments

Motion ref. S5M-23445.2

Legal Advice - Amendment

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date lodged: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Current status: Taken in the chamber on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Result 58 for, 65 against, 1 abstained, 5 no vote Vote Defeated