Maureen Watt MSP

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Maureen Watt MSP

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  • Member for: Aberdeen South and North Kincardine
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Maureen Watt

I am not going to give Anas Sarwar a timeline until I know exactly what is required and where, and until I have taken the advice of experts who will tell us exact...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


Maureen Watt

I will come on to that. The focus of the p...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2018 [Draft] : 17 May 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I commend Clare Haughey for bringing the motion—and, indeed, her knowledge and expertise in this area—to the chamber today. I also welcome the change agents, Dr Roch Cantwell and others to t...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I recognise the strength of those who have raised the cases of their loved ones who have been lost to suicide, and I thank them for their determination to prevent...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Maureen Watt

As I said in my first answer, the prescription of antidepressants is a clinical decision. It is not for Government to intervene in such decisions. However, I also...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

People who experience mental ill health should expect the same standard of care as people with physical illnesses, and they should receive medication if they need it. The prescription of any...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Maureen Watt

As Mary Fee rightly said, the strategy covers a 10-year period. Some actions have already been implemented. The Scottish Government certainly has a timeline for each action, which I use to m...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Maureen Watt

I completely agree that focusing on prevention and early intervention is fundamental if we are to achieve our mental health strategy’s vision and aspirations. Tra...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

In the summer, I will present to the Scottish Parliament an annual report on the mental health strategy’s actions. Progress reports for all 40 actions that are in...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2018 : 09 May 2018


Maureen Watt

The key is early intervention and prevention. We see increasing numbers coming forward for CAMHS, but we want to ensure that people are properly referred and that...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12076.2: Scottish National Investment Bank (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12076.3: Scottish National Investment Bank (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 08/05/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12010.3: Scotland's Digital Connectivity (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 03/05/2018
Result - For: 104, Against: 2 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-09000: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05950: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05951: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05949: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05752: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05753: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15996: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15801: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15608: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15128.1: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03664: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03599: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03511: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00786: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22342: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03460: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03419: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21330: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03218: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03168: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2014 Show Full Question >>

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