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John Scott MSP

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  • Member for: Ayr
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

John is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

I accept that, and I think that people work very hard at wearing two hats, as it were, at one time and with integrity. However, I also ask you to acknowledge the ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

I want to take you back to what you said about Mr Finnie’s contribution to scrutiny of his cabinet secretary. I do not recall that necessarily being welcomed, but...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

I still cannot get beyond what you have said today. In terms of the standing orders, there is a clear conflict of interest. Perhaps you could write to us and rede...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

Coming from the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, I am interested in the nuance between “working with” and “working for” a cabinet secretary. Which is it...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

I am still trying to bottom out the new role of the PLOs. On two occasions, you have suggested that Angus MacDonald’s job in the RACCE Committee was to understand...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

If I may—



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

I will leave it there. 10:00  



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

Will you define the extension of the role again for me, for the avoidance of doubt?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

You are saying that they are working for the Parliament—



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 22 September 2016 : 22 September 2016


John Scott

There is an issue about an extension of the role beyond standing orders, which is what you seem to imply has happened. The situation would be far clearer if we knew that PLOs were working ju...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531.3: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01412.2: Implications of the EU Referendum Result and UK Negotiating Position (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-00898: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00391: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15947: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15215: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14920: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14628: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13623: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12909: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12679: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12526: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-03165: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03164: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-03163: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00130: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00084: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00037: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05600: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05487: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04925: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04746: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2015 Show Full Question >>

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