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Justice Committee 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

The paragraph that I quoted from the Crown Office submission continues: “It is...



Justice Committee 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

Do you understand that my query is to do with Police Scotland saying that the bill is nothing new? We have legislation in place, under which the police could charge someone. That would have ...



Justice Committee 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

I will move on. I have a quote to put to Anne Marie Hicks that is similar to the one that Ben Macpherson asked her about. Her submission says:



Justice Committee 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

If the federation is saying that that is what officers are telling it, do you on behalf of Police Scotland accept that that sort of thing is happening?...



Justice Committee 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

Does Lesley Boal from Police Scotland recognise what Calum Steele just described? Does Police Scotland accept that the scenarios that he outlined occasionally hap...



Justice Committee 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

I will follow up John Finnie’s question. Mr Steele, you said back in November that couples could no longer have a row without one of them leaving in handcuffs if ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

The member said that I said X, Y and Z about court closures. Will he accept that I was quoting evidence from the bar associations, which highlighted the impact th...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2017 : 06 June 2017


Douglas Ross

I fully agree with Mr Stevenson’s remarks. It was encouraging that members of all parties on the Justice Committee recognised not only the opportunities but the d...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05864.2: Protecting Workers' Rights (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2017
Result - For: 23, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05864.1: Protecting Workers' Rights (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05864.3: Protecting Workers' Rights (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05864: Protecting Workers' Rights (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 23 Abstain: 4
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S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-05978: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05844: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05843: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05810: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05687: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05688: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05534: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05522: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05505: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05423.2: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-08312: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08315: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08319: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08317: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08292: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08296: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08288: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08300: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08304: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08308: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 Show Full Question >>

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