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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Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2017 [Draft] : 05 December 2017


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I am pleased to respond on behalf of the Government. I commend Bruce Crawford for bringing the debate to the chamber. I am encouraged by the commitment across the Parliament to improving the...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2017 [Draft] : 29 November 2017


Maureen Watt

I have to laugh at the fact that the Tories think that they managed to get the rates relief on sport and leisure facilities, as if we had not been working with ou...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2017 [Draft] : 29 November 2017


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

Our vision is of a Scotland where more people are more active, more often, in part because being active is good for mental wellbeing. The active living becomes ac...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Maureen Watt

As I said in my opening speech, the Scottish Government is committed to continuing the strong downward trend in suicides. I am pleased that the desire to work col...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Maureen Watt

Presiding Officer, you have just sent me a note asking me to curb my speech, and I have about four minutes over. If members wish to raise issues during their spee...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Maureen Watt

As we debate the hugely important issue of suicide and its prevention, it is vital that we recognise the improvements that are being made. It is also important that we understand where more ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I am pleased that we have an opportunity today to discuss suicide and its prevention in Scotland. The Scottish Government attaches the utmost priority to this high-profile area. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 October 2017 : 26 October 2017


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I, too, thank Jeremy Balfour for bringing the debate to Parliament; I also thank all the members who have contributed to it. I welcome the elite athletes to the g...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 October 2017 : 24 October 2017


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

We welcome an increase in the number of young people who are seeking help with suicidal thoughts. It illustrates that the stigma and discrimination that have long been associated with mental...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 October 2017 : 24 October 2017


Maureen Watt

As Maree Todd has pointed out, mental health is a priority for the Scottish Government, as we have shown by our increased investment of £150 million. That investm...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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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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