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Meeting of the Parliament
Wednesday 16 May 2007
Note: (DT) signifies a decision taken at Decision Time.
The meeting opened at 10.00 am.
1. Business Motion: Bruce Crawford, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau,
(a) the following programme of business—
(b) that the period for lodging First Minister’s Questions for First Minister’s Question Time on 31 May 2007 should end at 4.00 pm on Thursday 24 May;
(c) that the period for Members to submit their names for selection for General Question Time on 31 May 2007 should end at 4.00 pm on Thursday 17 May; and
(d) that the period for Members to submit their names for selection for General and Themed Question Times on 7 June 2007 should end at 4.00 pm on Thursday 24 May.
The motion was agreed to.
2. First Minister: The following members were nominated as candidates for appointment as First Minister—
The result of the first round of voting was—
Accordingly, Annabel Goldie and Nicol Stephen were eliminated at that round and a second round of voting was held. The result of that round of voting was—
Alex Salmond was duly selected as nominee for appointment as First Minister.The meeting closed at 11.23 am.
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