Alex Rowley MSP

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Alex Rowley MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alex Rowley

It is another party for the few, not the many. Will the First Minister finally accept that, to help the poorest in this country, she has to be prepared to look at...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alex Rowley

The issue is serious. The levels of child poverty in Scotland are unacceptable, and I say to the First Minister with all sincerity that, if every child in Scotland is to get a fair and equal...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Alex Rowley

I welcomed the setting up of the commission and I hope that it will be an independent and statutory body. I also welcomed the bill.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


2. Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Today, 40,000 more children are in poverty in Scotland than were in poverty a year ago. The Scottish Government is introducing legislation to set targets to reduce child poverty. What action...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alex Rowley

Does the member accept that we should not be looking at income tax in isolation from other taxes and, indeed, spend? Will he and his party get behind the call bei...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alex Rowley

I am sorry, but I have to make progress. P...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alex Rowley

We would suggest that part of the national discussion that we want to have on tax includes a discussion about the priorities for...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alex Rowley

I will come to that point about the Scottish Government.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

When Nicola Sturgeon delivered her speech on the programme for government two weeks ago, she said:



Meeting of the Parliament 14 September 2017 [Draft] : 14 September 2017


Alex Rowley

We certainly owe a debt of gratitude to all firefighters—of that there can be no question. However, the First Minister needs to look again at some of the big issu...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-07750: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07245: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07056: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05739: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05740: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05594.1: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04571: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04472.1: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04453: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04310: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-01536: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01510: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01468: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10477: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09672: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09463: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01192: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08271: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08138: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08139: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/03/2017 Show Full Question >>

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