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 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Maureen Watt

Johann Lamont is absolutely right, and we are having those conversations. I think it was Johann Lamont who mentioned the importance of reducing stigma among emplo...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I thank Johann Lamont for lodging her motion, which brings Down’s syndrome awareness week to our attention today, and I thank members across the chamber for their speeches in what has been a...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Maureen Watt

We, too, know what needs to be done. The member might be interested to know that, just this morning, I was at Ayrshire College announcing more than a quarter of a...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Maureen Watt

As I said in my previous answer, the measures and the support available online through NHS Scotland are of course available to everyone throughout Scotland. Free ...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Maureen Watt

We are seeking views on the themes and draft actions for possible inclusion in the new suicide prevention action plan, which is aimed at continuing the downward t...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

Supporting the mental health of employees in the workplace is extremely important for both the individual and the organisation. Such support can lead to reduced s...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 February 2018 : 28 February 2018


Maureen Watt

I assure the member that, in many board areas, the mean waiting time is much shorter than 18 weeks. In some areas, it is as short as nine weeks, and some people w...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 February 2018 : 28 February 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I am pleased to be able to respond to this debate on behalf of the Scottish Government. I congratulate Clare Haughey on continuing this Parliament’s long-standing...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 January 2018 [Draft] : 30 January 2018


Maureen Watt

I do not necessarily agree with the member. Fulton MacGregor highlighted that good work is going on throughout our schools and communities, and it is not necessar...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 January 2018 [Draft] : 30 January 2018


Maureen Watt

That is excellent, and I am sure that that initiative is being replicated across the country. Johann Lamont also highlighted what is happening in a number of scho...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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