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Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote Vote Passed


Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote Vote Passed


Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote Vote Defeated


Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent.
Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote Vote Passed


Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote Vote Defeated


Motion ref. S5M-24396.3

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 113 for, 1 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote Vote Passed


Bill amendment ref. SP Bill 84

Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 23

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Result 24 for, 95 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote Vote Defeated


Motion ref. S5M-24381

Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Denham, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Monday, March 15, 2021

Supported by: Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Result 118 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote Vote Passed


Motion ref. S5M-24398

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Result 93 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote Vote Passed


Bill amendment ref. SP Bill 80

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote Vote Passed


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Motion ref. S5M-24471

Motion of Condolence

Submitted by: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Monday, April 12, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Miles Briggs, Ruth Davidson, Rhoda Grant, James Kelly, Richard Leonard, Lewis Macdonald, Willie Rennie, Anas Sarwar, Elaine Smith, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Monday, April 12, 2021


Motion ref. S5M-24466

Rhona Young's Contribution to the Community of Old Kilpatrick

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Colin Beattie, Annabelle Ewing, John Finnie, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Fulton MacGregor, Stuart McMillan, David Torrance


Motion ref. S5M-24465

ASDA Donating Laptops to Local Schools

Submitted by: Annabelle Ewing, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Fulton MacGregor, John Mason, Stuart McMillan, Alex Rowley, David Torrance


Motion ref. S5M-24464

Garioch Sports Centre Awarded £50,000

Submitted by: Gillian Martin, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Fulton MacGregor, Rona Mackay, Stuart McMillan, Gil Paterson, David Torrance, Sandra White


Motion ref. S5M-24460

Faifley Still Rocks

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Fulton MacGregor, Stuart McMillan, David Torrance, Sandra White


Motion ref. S5M-24448

Jimmy Cunningham Retirement

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Kenneth Gibson, Christine Grahame, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Alison Harris, James Kelly, Bill Kidd, Monica Lennon, Gordon Lindhurst, Jenny Marra, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Oliver Mundell, Alex Rowley, Anas Sarwar, John Scott, Elaine Smith, Liz Smith, Colin Smyth, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Sandra White, Brian Whittle


Motion ref. S5M-24469

National Lottery Award for Baby Loss Retreat

Submitted by: Fulton MacGregor, Coatbridge and Chryston, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Richard Lyle, Rona Mackay, Mark McDonald, Stuart McMillan, Alex Neil, Gil Paterson, Elaine Smith, David Torrance


Motion ref. S5M-24456

Investment for Lanarkshire Ice Rink, Hamilton

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Sarah Boyack, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Stuart McMillan, Margaret Mitchell, Gil Paterson


Motion ref. S5M-24455

The Shrewsbury 24 Cleared by the Court of Appeal

Submitted by: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Sarah Boyack, Iain Gray, Johann Lamont, Richard Leonard, Pauline McNeill, Alex Rowley, Elaine Smith, Colin Smyth, David Stewart


Motion ref. S5M-24458

UEFA Recognition for Bankies Access Work for Disabled People

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Fulton MacGregor, Mark McDonald, Stuart McMillan, Pauline McNeill, David Torrance, Sandra White