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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S5M-24275

Campaign Recess

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

That the Parliament agrees—

(a) for the purpose of the pre-election campaign period from 25 March to 4 May 2021 (inclusive), that the office of the clerk be closed from 25 March to 4 May 2021 (inclusive);

(b) in respect of meetings of committees and sub-committees during the pre-election campaign period, that, in rule 12.3.3, the word “normally” in the second sentence be suspended and the words “, except in the case of the COVID-19 Committee which may be convened by the Convener in an emergency” be inserted after “recess”; and

(c) for the purpose of the lodging of written questions immediately prior to the pre-election campaign period, that rule 13.3.4A be suspended and replaced with—

“The last day on which written questions may be lodged in the current session is Thursday 11 March 2021.”


Vote

Result 95 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 12 no vote Vote Passed

Scottish Labour  0 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

For
-
Against
  • Claudia Beamish
Abstained
  • Alex Rowley
  • Anas Sarwar
  • Claire Baker
  • Colin Smyth
  • Daniel Johnson
  • David Stewart
  • Elaine Smith
  • Iain Gray
  • James Kelly
  • Jenny Marra
  • Johann Lamont
  • Lewis Macdonald
  • Mark Griffin
  • Mary Fee
  • Monica Lennon
  • Neil Bibby
  • Neil Findlay
  • Pauline McNeill
  • Rhoda Grant
  • Richard Leonard
  • Sarah Boyack
No vote
  • Jackie Baillie

Scottish National Party  55 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote Read more Read less

For
  • Aileen Campbell
  • Alasdair Allan
  • Alex Neil
  • Angela Constance
  • Angus MacDonald
  • Annabelle Ewing
  • Ash Denham
  • Ben Macpherson
  • Bill Kidd
  • Bob Doris
  • Bruce Crawford
  • Christine Grahame
  • Clare Adamson
  • Clare Haughey
  • Colin Beattie
  • David Torrance
  • Emma Harper
  • Fergus Ewing
  • Fiona Hyslop
  • Fulton MacGregor
  • Gail Ross
  • George Adam
  • Gil Paterson
  • Gillian Martin
  • Gordon MacDonald
  • Graeme Dey
  • Ivan McKee
  • James Dornan
  • Jamie Hepburn
  • Jenny Gilruth
  • Joan McAlpine
  • Joe FitzPatrick
  • John Mason
  • John Swinney
  • Keith Brown
  • Kenneth Gibson
  • Kevin Stewart
  • Linda Fabiani
  • Mairi Gougeon
  • Maree Todd
  • Maureen Watt
  • Michael Matheson
  • Michael Russell
  • Paul Wheelhouse
  • Richard Lochhead
  • Richard Lyle
  • Rona Mackay
  • Ruth Maguire
  • Sandra White
  • Shirley-Anne Somerville
  • Shona Robison
  • Stewart Stevenson
  • Stuart McMillan
  • Tom Arthur
  • Willie Coffey
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
  • Christina McKelvie
  • Humza Yousaf
  • Jeane Freeman
  • Kate Forbes
  • Nicola Sturgeon
  • Roseanna Cunningham

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party  28 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 2 no vote Read more Read less

For
  • Adam Tomkins
  • Alexander Burnett
  • Alexander Stewart
  • Alison Harris
  • Annie Wells
  • Bill Bowman
  • Brian Whittle
  • Dean Lockhart
  • Donald Cameron
  • Edward Mountain
  • Finlay Carson
  • Gordon Lindhurst
  • Graham Simpson
  • Jackson Carlaw
  • Jamie Greene
  • Jamie Halcro Johnston
  • Jeremy Balfour
  • John Scott
  • Liam Kerr
  • Liz Smith
  • Margaret Mitchell
  • Maurice Corry
  • Miles Briggs
  • Murdo Fraser
  • Oliver Mundell
  • Peter Chapman
  • Rachael Hamilton
  • Tom Mason
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
  • Maurice Golden
  • Ruth Davidson

Independent  2 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

For
  • Andy Wightman
  • Mark McDonald
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
  • Derek Mackay

Scottish Green Party  5 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 0 no vote Read more Read less

For
  • Alison Johnstone
  • John Finnie
  • Mark Ruskell
  • Patrick Harvie
  • Ross Greer
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
-

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

For
  • Alex Cole-Hamilton
  • Beatrice Wishart
  • Liam McArthur
  • Mike Rumbles
  • Willie Rennie
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
-

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

For
-
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
  • Ken Macintosh

Reform UK   0 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 1 no vote Read more Read less

For
-
Against
-
Abstained
-
No vote
  • Michelle Ballantyne