Graeme Pearson MSP

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Graeme Pearson MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Graeme is a member of the following Committees:

Graeme is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 March 2016


Graeme Pearson

Since the meeting on Monday, survivors and our representatives have told me of their profound disappointment and anger because they do not feel that they are bein...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2016 : 23 March 2016


6. Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to engage with survivors on contested issues relating to the Scottish child abuse inquiry. (S4O-05711)

Meeting of the Parliament 03 March 2016 : 03 March 2016


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I am grateful to the Parliament for giving me the opportunity to speak to the motion in support of families who are affected by murder and culpable homicide. I th...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

I presume that those remedial plans to deal with the threat that you mentioned of systems failure will have a cost for the service. Will those additional costs be...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

Everything that we have discussed so far is very important. I want to come back to a quote from two years ago, when the chief constable said:



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

I know that you have been giving full updates.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

You said that it was a fast turnaround, but I will go back to the commitment that was given to the committee, in June 2013, that the system would start operating ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

I just want to say one thing.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

I will just make this comment and then let you go on—



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 25 February 2016 : 25 February 2016


Graeme Pearson

I can see that the governance has been strict.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 80: Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 75
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 35, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 35, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 35, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 97, Against: 0 Abstain: 12
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 81: Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 22/03/2016
Result - For: 50, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
S4M-15944: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Margaret Burgess)
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 14 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 79: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 86, Against: 10 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 79: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 19
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 82, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 79: Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 20
Meeting Date: 17/03/2016
Result - For: 82, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried

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Motion S4M-16010.1: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15486: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15482: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14403.2: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13993: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13759: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13459: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13429: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12892: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12099: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05711: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/03/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05611: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-30071: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29921: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29919: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29905: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29904: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29844: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29845: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05548: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2016 Show Full Question >>

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