Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Region: Ar
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

Rhoda Grant raises an important point. I am aware of examples of communities looking to use existing United Kingdom Government voucher schemes, which has proved d...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

Until legal proceedings have concluded, we are suspended from signing a contract for the north lot. Timescales for contract signature will therefore depend on the...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

That is an important point, and Mr Finnie raised a similar one. I recognise Dr Allan’s considerable constituency interest in the matter.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

The latter part of Mr Mountain’s question relates to a fair issue to ask about. If I recall correctly, we have discussed at committee that we are worried about th...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

Although we note the UK Government’s commitment to invest £5 billion in improving connectivity across the UK, there appears to be a clear misunderstanding of how ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

On the point that Mr Macdonald raises, I am in difficult territory, because if I comment in any degree on the content of the technology, I might fall foul of the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

I thank Gillian Martin for her positive remarks. I share her frustration, but she will understand why I cannot go into the detail of the implications of the legal...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

That is a fair question. I will give a bit more clarity on the point that I made at committee. We are revising our understanding of the commercial roll-out. BT is taking an extensive look th...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

I will happily do so. To make the lots as attractive as possible to the telecoms market, the country was split into three regions—north, central and south. Keeping in mind that R100 is tackl...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 dhen Fhaoilleach 2020


Paul Wheelhouse

This is a shame. I have been in the habit of having positive discussions with Mike Rumbles, lately. Unfortunately, the old Mike Rumbles has emerged again today.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-19715.3: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18217: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16387: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14720.3: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.4: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14103: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08341: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08086: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07660: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05630: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-09164: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01238: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01063: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07134: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07133: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07135: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07085: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07043: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>

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