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Section 5.16. Parliament will have the authority to initiate a vote of no confidence in an individual Minister, the Scottish Government as a whole, or an individual Member of Parliament. The Parliamentary Bureau will have the authority to discipline the offender/s.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:28:38

    Section 5.16. Section 5.16. Parliament will have the authority to initiate a vote of no confidence in an individual Minister, the Scottish Government as a whole, or an individual Member of Parliament. The Parliamentary Bureau will have the authority to discipline the offender/s.

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Proposed Amendment to Section 5.16.

  • sdonald01

    Add new section 5.17

    Section 5.16. Section 5.17 Add;
    All members of parliament, shall have their voting records published annually, based on parliamentary sessions. All parliamentary members, shall be allowed to vote individually. If the vote is “whipped” this should be noted in the record.
    The parties shall provide at time of voting in the legislature, whether the vote is freely given, or whether the vote was “whipped” by their party. This shall also be published annually, based on Parlimentary sessions.

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