Bruce Crawford MSP

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  • Member for: Stirling
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 December 2016 [Draft] : 08 December 2016


Bruce Crawford (Stirling) (SNP)

It is a pleasure to open the debate on behalf of the Finance and Constitution Committee. This short debate might not be the most exciting but, nevertheless, it is important.



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

Thank you. I close the meeting. Meeting closed at 11:50.  



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

Thank you very much for coming along today. It has been a fascinating session and I have learned a lot from the process. We have HMRC coming next week, so your re...



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

The interesting point is that if tax were to be changed here, that might reduce the tax take and improve the Treasury’s position, which would be a bit perverse. Understanding all the issues ...



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

Any suggestions that you can give us on how we might address that would be helpful. I saw an interesting article in the



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

This relates to Dean Lockhart’s questions. You said that only in London and the south-east is employment forecast to grow. It strikes me that the relative tax take issue in the fiscal framew...



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

If that is a murky area—I think that that was the description—what do we need to do as a country to sort that? That information will obviously be hugely important...



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

How difficult will that make the Scottish Government’s job of trying to set its budget next week?



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

The message that I take from that is that, at this stage, no matter who the forecaster is, there is a health warning on all forecasts because of the levels of unc...



Finance and Constitution Committee 07 December 2016 [Draft] : 07 December 2016


The Convener

Thank you for that useful overview, particularly on the top level and how you bore down into Scotland—I am grateful for that. On the uncertainty issue and the point estimates in your forecas...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02948.2: Creating a Fairer Scotland, Our Disability Delivery Plan (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02948.1: Creating a Fairer Scotland, Our Disability Delivery Plan (Mark Griffin)
Meeting Date: 08/12/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02948: Creating a Fairer Scotland, Our Disability Delivery Plan (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 08/12/2016
Result - For: 88, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02922.3: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2016
Result - For: 85, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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ForCarried
S5M-02922: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02919.1: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02919.4: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 97 Abstain: 18
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S5M-02919: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02835: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-02987: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02986: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02988: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02960: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02937: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Finance and Constitution Committee, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02889: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02721: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02722: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02720: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02560: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00466: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00552: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04643: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-04644: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00338: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03916: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03829: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-00618: Bruce Crawford, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2016 Show Full Question >>