Humza Yousaf MSP

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Humza Yousaf MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Pollok
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

There is not much for me to add, other than to say that I will reflect on the need for best practice. Again, I would be keen to hear any specific issues that relate to the areas of devolved ...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

We will take that away and reflect on it. As I said, I believe that the provisions in the LCM are eminently sensible, and I am content with the checks and balances that remain in place. I th...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

Whenever an issue comes before me and my officials, I question it robustly and we have conversations about where we might have concerns. The three areas in which we are requesting an LCM do ...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

I cannot answer for the UK Government, and I am not aware of any process that would have gone above and beyond what it would normally do for a proposed piece of legislation. Perhaps my offic...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

I will give careful consideration to anything that John Finnie says. If he will allow me, I will consider his request, but it is not something that I am persuaded by at present.



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

Again, that issue has not been raised with me specifically as Cabinet Secretary for Justice in Scotland. As someone who has interacted with the prevent strategy and the way in which it has b...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

I do not doubt John Finnie’s perspective—there is no need to caveat that. I absolutely accept that he shares with all of us the desire to keep Scotland safe. Questions are rightly being aske...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

Sorry—what was the latter part of your question?



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

As things stand, a person’s biometric data may be retained when it would otherwise be destroyed if a chief constable determines, under the national security determination, that that is neces...



Justice Committee 13 November 2018 [Draft] : 13 November 2018


Humza Yousaf

My understanding is that the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material broadly welcomes the provisions in the bill. The Scottish Government is committed to the introductio...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Humza Yousaf
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Motion S5M-13995: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12556: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12437: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11289.2: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11345: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10358: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10336: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10039.2: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09379.2: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08497: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-01180: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00992: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-06825: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00950: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00904: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00868: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00682: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00630: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00392: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04640: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2011 Show Full Question >>

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