John Swinney MSP

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John Swinney MSP

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  • Member for: Perthshire North
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

Mr Macdonald raises a significant point. The experience of what has emerged as the northern alliance of authorities in part of the area that Mr Macdonald represen...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills (John Swinney)

I launched the governance review on 13 September, and it will run until 6 January 2017.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

I certainly believe that the framework that we have in place, including the legislative framework of the 2009 act, should address exactly Mr Doris’s point. I am o...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills (John Swinney)

Our ambition is to deliver equity and excellence for all children and young people, supporting them to reach their full potential, including those affected by aut...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

There are two specific parts in terms of the Government’s commitments on local authority taxation. The first concerns the rebanding of the council tax and the ext...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

Mr Simpson has rather got the wrong end of the stick. The £100 million is going to be new revenue that is raised. It will be part of the council tax that is raised in every local authority a...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

Consistency.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

I am happy to give that confirmation. All council tax revenue that is raised in all local authority areas will be retained in those local authority areas. That is...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


John Swinney

I say two things to Mr Thomson. First, all council tax income that is raised in all local authority areas will be retained in those local authority areas. Secondly, the mechanism that I set ...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2016 [Draft] : 28 September 2016


The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills (John Swinney)

During the first two years of the Scottish attainment challenge, we used the Scottish index of multiple deprivation, which is a long-established set of indicators...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01703.1: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01703.3: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 32, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01703.2: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01703: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Mark McDonald)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01677.1: Protect Local NHS Services (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01677: Protect Local NHS Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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AbstainCarried
S5M-01669.2: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01669.1: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01669: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-01327: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00345.1: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15941: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15869: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15837: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15818: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15816: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15815: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15735: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15713: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2O-12498: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31491: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31492: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31428: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31427: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31403: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31400: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31399: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31401: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31402: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>

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