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 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I certainly do. The Government has been considering, with stakeholders, alternative measures of the economic success of our society, which go beyond GDP. I entire...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 dhen Ghiblean 2018


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

Thank you, Presiding Officer. I, too, congratulate Kenneth Gibson on securing the debate, and I welcome the speeches that we have heard from members throughout th...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I certainly can. We talked about an action group in the context of the question about the jobs shock in Annan, in Dumfries and Galloway.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

On Mr Kelly’s latter point, as I said in my response to Clare Haughey, the first thing that I want to do is speak to the local authority—South Lanarkshire Council...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

Yes, I commit to Clare Haughey that we will pursue discussion with South Lanarkshire Council to see whether we can convene an action group. I do not want to preju...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


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

I am extremely disappointed at the decision by 2 Sisters Food Group to close its facility in Cambuslang.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I absolutely identify with Colin Smyth’s latter point. We are taking forward proposals for a south of Scotland enterprise agency, which is part of a medium to lon...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I very much agree with that sentiment. We recognise that there are commercial considerations, but I acknowledge the point that Joan McAlpine has made. When a plan...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I can certainly say to Mr Mundell that we will offer, subject to all the due diligence that would have to be undertaken with any grant application, all financial ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 17 dhen Ghiblean 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I echo Oliver Mundell’s point: we are very pleased that there is cross-party consensus on the issue. It will help the workforce enormously to know that we are all...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-05623: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05504: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04390: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03910: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02919: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02138: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 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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