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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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Alex Rowley

The Government has had two full terms of office, but we still have the council tax. In 2007, the SNP was absolutely clear on the issue. Nicola Sturgeon said:

Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Alex Rowley

The Government motion tries to reach out to the other parties but simply does not go far enough. If this was the first step, the proposed approach would be the wa...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Ruth Maguire, speaking for the party of government, said that this is the first step. If that were true, we might be able to try to build on the proposals that th...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2016 [Draft] : 21 September 2016


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Will the cabinet secretary give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2016 [Draft] : 13 September 2016


Alex Rowley

I would agree if it was clear what was driving the reviews. The director of finance at NHS Fife said:



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2016 [Draft] : 13 September 2016


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

As the lone Fifer in the debate, I want to support Jackie Baillie and I congratulate her on lodging her motion.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2016 [Draft] : 13 September 2016


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

The debate has been positive. I believe that there is consensus in the Parliament that we need to take action to address the housing crisis in Scotland. Without getting into who is to blame ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 September 2016


Alex Rowley

I thank the cabinet secretary for giving way. Does he accept that council tax is local taxation? If so, does he accept that it should be for councils to determine how they spend the council ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 September 2016


Alex Rowley

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 September 2016


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
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
S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-01531.3: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-01531: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-01412.2: Implications of the EU Referendum Result and UK Negotiating Position (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-01511: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01322.2: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00981: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00607.2: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00473: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00321: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00306: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00280.2: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15772: Alex Rowley, Cowdenbeath, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15290: Alex Rowley, Cowdenbeath, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-02336: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02334: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02335: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02332: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02331: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02333: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02338: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02337: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02330: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02329: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>

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