Alex Rowley MSP

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Alex Rowley MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Independent

Alex is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 October 2017 [Draft] : 26 October 2017


Alex Rowley

I accept totally that this is not easy. I think that the Audit Scotland report says today that we are not doing enough and we are not moving fast enough. However,...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 October 2017 [Draft] : 26 October 2017


Alex Rowley

However, if we stick to the facts, health boards across Scotland are not able to make the cuts to balance their budgets. Those same boards are then borrowing mone...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 October 2017 [Draft] : 26 October 2017


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

It is worth remembering that a few weeks ago, Professor Jim Gallagher published a report that showed that spending per head of population in Scotland compared to England has fallen as a dire...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 : 05 October 2017


Alex Rowley

In her programme for government, the First Minister announced that she would bring forward a number of papers to set out the case for this Parliament having more ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 : 05 October 2017


Alex Rowley

Where this Parliament can work together, it should do so in the interests of the people of Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 : 05 October 2017


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

Earlier this week, this Parliament voted in favour of calling for a halt to the roll-out of universal credit across the United Kingdom. So far, the roll-out has been badly flawed, and the si...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2017 : 03 October 2017


Alex Rowley

Skills opportunities and employment are, for me, the best way out of poverty—I do not disagree with that. However, we need to provide support. It is clear that th...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2017 : 03 October 2017


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

When the Parliament last debated universal credit, a few weeks ago, I said that I would welcome a Government debate on the issue, so I am glad to be speaking in this debate to move Labour’s ...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 : 28 September 2017


Alex Rowley

I have continued to welcome what has been getting done, but given the scale of the housing issues, we clearly need to do more.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 : 28 September 2017


Alex Rowley

It was the general principle that I was asking about. I highlighted one case, but I am told that such situations are not uncommon. The lack of infrastructure is h...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-08355: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08316: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08035.4: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-01652: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01625: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01599: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01565: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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