Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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

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

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Meeting of the Parliament 29 September 2016 [Draft] : 29 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

The member raises a very important point, particularly in relation to those who are elderly and who may be less able to use digital services or less equipped with...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 September 2016 [Draft] : 29 dhen t-Sultain 2016


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

Details of all ministerial engagements are published in arrears on the Scottish Government website. The database includes references to ministerial engagements with representatives of retail...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Alexander Burnett highlights an important matter. In our draft energy strategy, which we hope to publish around the end of the year, we will try to tackle the overwhelming problem that 54 pe...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

David Torrance highlights an issue that is of great concern to the Scottish Government. We have been calling for a change to the transmission charging regime for years. We welcomed the parti...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 dhen t-Sultain 2016


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

Energy storage at all scales can play a crucial role in Scotland’s low-carbon energy system.

Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I agree that we need to find markets for the electricity and ensure that they maximise the return on investment in onshore wind, so I welcome Maurice Golden’s pos...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Claudia Beamish has asked an important question. More than half of the energy that we consume in Scotland is consumed in our production of heat for domestic and n...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Having a route to market for onshore wind and other renewable energy sources in Scotland is critical. The UK Government could ce...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 dhen t-Sultain 2016


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

We welcome the findings of the poll, which highlight the high level of support from the people of Scotland for the transition to a low-carbon economy. That follow...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 dhen t-Sultain 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I will try to be brief, Presiding Officer.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01703.1: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01703.3: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 32, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01703.2: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01703: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Mark McDonald)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01677.1: Protect Local NHS Services (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-01677: Protect Local NHS Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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AbstainCarried
S5M-01669.2: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01669.1: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01669: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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Motion S4M-15607: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15440: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15426: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15423: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15229: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15228: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15113: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14967: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14879: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14802: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2015 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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