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Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

That completes our questions. I thank the cabinet secretary and his official for attending today’s evidence session.



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

What discussions has the Scottish Government been involved in on progressing more summary criminal business? Are you confident that summary trials are receiving s...



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

Further to that, will you put it on record that nothing that required legislation would be unduly rushed, and that that would be given due consideration? On the s...



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

You mentioned that an option would be for the empanelling of juries to be done completely remotely. Would you welcome that?



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

The next question is from Fulton MacGregor.



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

Can you elaborate on the other options that could be considered? In particular, what are your views on enhanced plea discounts, in which an early guilty plea means that no trial is necessary...



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

Do you agree with the SCTS chief executive that judge-only trials should remain an option to clear the backlog? Why are you responding in the way that you have indicated?



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

Thank you. We move to questions.



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

I welcome our next panel of witnesses, who are Humza Yousaf, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, and Anna Donald, the acting deputy director for criminal justice w...



Justice Committee 02 June 2020 [Draft] : 02 dhen Ògmhios 2020


The Convener

Thank you. That completes the committee’s questions for our first panel. It has been an excellent session, and the committee will reflect carefully on your respon...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 19, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-21891: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 74, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21915: Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) (Amendment) Order 2020 [draft] (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21916: Representation of the People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 [draft] (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21849: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 27/05/2020
Result - For: 47, Against: 0 Abstain: 11
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21727: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 36, Against: 16 Abstain: 19
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21728: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 0 Abstain: 19
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 49: Consumer Scotland Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 23
Meeting Date: 06/05/2020
Result - For: 14, Against: 38 Abstain: 16
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-21608: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21551: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21395: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21317: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21134: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21114: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20806: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20723: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20616: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20589: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-27982: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-27913: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-04221: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04183: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26999: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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