Iain Gray MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for early sight of his statement.



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

In a lot of systems, people who are studying music as a subject do not pay; the charge is only for those who receive instrumental tuition outside that or who play in a band. Do you think tha...



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

Catherine, it sounds as though you got a choice of what instrument you would learn.



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

When you started, how wide a choice did you both have of the instrument that you would learn? Do you feel you that had the chance but it had to be trumpet or violin? Did you have a wide choi...



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

One option would have been for trumpet tuition to remain free while some other instrument tuition disappeared. I am asking whether you think that would have been better than what has happene...



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

You learn trumpet, do you not?



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

I understand that, but how wide a choice of instruments did you feel you had? Did you feel that you could learn any instrument, or did you feel that your choice was restricted?



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

I want to ask a bit more about choice of instrument. You both talked a little bit about that when you talked about how you started, but I have a specific question for Alice about West Lothia...



Education and Skills Committee 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

Thank you, convener. I draw the committee’s attention to my declaration of interests, which says that I chair the Hibernian Community Foundation. It delivers a range of educational and emplo...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 November 2018 [Draft] : 07 November 2018


Iain Gray

I absolutely do not, because Theresa May’s approach to Brexit has been a catastrophe. I will say more about that later.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-14665: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 111, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14602: Breach of the Code of Conduct for MSPs (Bill Kidd)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14638.1: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14638.2: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 30 Abstain: 20
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AbstainCarried
S5M-14638: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 28 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-14621.1: Impact of UK Government Welfare Cuts and Universal Credit on Poverty (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14638.3: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14258: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14168: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14166: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14102: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13809: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13814: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13636: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13526: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13190: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19662: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02453: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19416: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19415: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19152: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18763: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02332: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18032: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17885: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17779: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2018 Show Full Question >>

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