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Meeting of the Parliament
Thursday 17 May 2007
Note: (DT) signifies a decision taken at Decision Time.
The meeting opened at 11.15 am.
1. Appointment of Ministers: The First Minister moved S3M-26—That the Parliament agrees that Nicola Sturgeon, John Swinney, Kenny MacAskill, Fiona Hyslop and Richard Lochhead be appointed as Ministers.
Murdo Fraser moved amendment S3M-26.2 to motion S3M-26—
With the agreement of the Parliament, amendment S3M-26.2 was withdrawn.
Tavish Scott moved amendment S3M-26.1 to motion S3M-26—
After debate, the amendment was disagreed to ((DT) by division: For 1, Against 49, Abstentions 73).
The motion was then agreed to ((DT) by division: For 49, Against 0, Abstentions 75).
2. Appointment of Junior Scottish Ministers: The First Minister moved S3M-27—That the Parliament agrees that Bruce Crawford, Linda Fabiani, Jim Mather, Stewart Stevenson, Maureen Watt, Adam Ingram, Shona Robison, Stewart Maxwell, Fergus Ewing and Michael Russell be appointed as junior Scottish Ministers.
The motion was agreed to ((DT) by division: For 49, Against 0, Abstentions 75).
The meeting closed at 11.52 am.
P E Grice
The following document was laid before the Parliament on 15 May 2007 and is not subject to any Parliamentary procedure