Richard Baker MSP

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Richard Baker MSP

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  • Member for: North East Scotland
  • Region: Ar
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Richard is a member of the following Committees:

Richard is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Finance Committee 06 January 2016 : 06 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

I find that quite surprising, because we know what is happening and there is evidence about the drop in the number of transactions. I would feel quite surprised i...



Finance Committee 06 January 2016 : 06 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

The current forecast does not take account of what is happening in the north-east’s economy.



Finance Committee 06 January 2016 : 06 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

Last year, the committee had evidence that the Aberdeen housing market will not return to its 2015 position for another five years. We also heard about the massive impact on non-residential ...



Finance Committee 06 January 2016 : 06 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab)

I thank members of the Fiscal Commission for their report. I will cover one area: the capacity for the models that have been developed to take account of variatio...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 January 2016 : 05 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

Thank you.



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 January 2016 : 05 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

This is my final question. The committee heard at its evidence session on 17 November about the Scottish Government’s plans to lay a package of secondary legislation in the autumn, having in...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 January 2016 : 05 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

Thank you. I think that we would like to be reassured that the section 104 order is on track. However, as you have described the situation, that appears to be so....



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 January 2016 : 05 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

Thank you. The committee has also heard from officials about what was described as a “marginal hole” that would be created in the law of England and Wales should ...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 January 2016 : 05 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker

Thank you, Mr Clark. To follow up that matter, the minister explained the reasoning behind the approach that he had taken and the consequential approach on legisl...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 05 January 2016 : 05 dhen Fhaoilleach 2016


Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab)

Good morning, minister. We have heard abou...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S4M-15282.3: Delivering a World Class Education System (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 12/01/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S4M-15282.1: Delivering a World Class Education System (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 12/01/2016
Result - For: 5, Against: 80 Abstain: 33
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Not VotedDefeated
S4M-15282: Delivering a World Class Education System (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 12/01/2016
Result - For: 108, Against: 10 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 58: Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 17/12/2015
Result - For: 11, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 58: Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 17/12/2015
Result - For: 14, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
S4M-15181: Land Reform (Scotland) Bill (Aileen McLeod)
Meeting Date: 16/12/2015
Result - For: 100, Against: 15 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S4M-15172.2: Redesigning Primary Care for Scotland's Communities (Richard Simpson)
Meeting Date: 15/12/2015
Result - For: 46, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S4M-15172.1: Redesigning Primary Care for Scotland's Communities (Jim Hume)
Meeting Date: 15/12/2015
Result - For: 36, Against: 73 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S4M-15172: Redesigning Primary Care for Scotland's Communities (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 15/12/2015
Result - For: 104, Against: 5 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 63: Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 10/12/2015
Result - For: 94, Against: 14 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S4M-14693: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13542: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13187: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12204: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11599.1: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11573: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11516: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10431: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10306: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09903: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04922: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-28644: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04848: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04813: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04786: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04721: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27978: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04610: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04584: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04541: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/08/2015 Show Full Question >>

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