Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


Michael Matheson

Classification and the way issues are recorded in the statistics are developed by statisticians, and the approach must comply with the code of practice that is ap...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


Michael Matheson

Douglas Ross might not be aware of this, but the classification of recorded crime and offences in Scotland has been exactly the same since the 1920s. Therefore, t...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 January 2017 [Draft] : 19 January 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

Yes. The Scottish Government records crime using the Scottish crime and justice survey and police recorded crime statistics. Both measures tell a similar story of...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


Michael Matheson

So—here we are again. We have cross-party agreement that we should have the responsibility for railway policing devolved to the Scottish Parliament, but we hear n...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


Michael Matheson

Neil Bibby may be aware that the Scottish Government’s view about integrating policing by the British Transport Police into Police Scotland is not a new idea; it ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

An independent analysis report on the responses to the consultation was carried out by the Research Shop and can be found on the Scottish Government consultation ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


Michael Matheson

I am sure that Gordon Lindhurst accepts that there is significant public confidence in how Police Scotland operates, as all public surveys demonstrate....



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


Michael Matheson

I have considered the issue carefully and I think that the most appropriate way to address undercover policing—in particular, the activities of the Metropolitan P...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

The options that are available to any individual will depend on the facts and circumstances of their case. Depending on the particular circumstances, individuals ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 January 2017 : 11 January 2017


Michael Matheson

Claudia Beamish has raised an important point. The bill that she mentioned, which we intend to bring before Parliament in the current parliamentary session, is in...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-03463.3: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03463.1: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-03463.2: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-03463: The Future of Funding for Rural Development (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 19/01/2017
Result - For: 88, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03438.2: Retain the HIE Board (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-03438.1: Retain the HIE Board (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-03438: Retain the HIE Board (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-03440.1: Health (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2017
Result - For: 33, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-03427.3: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-03427.2: Protecting Scotland’s Interests in Negotiating our Future Relationship with Europe (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 117 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-03459: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02806: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02262: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02203: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02127: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01832: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01525: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01518: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01524: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01519: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40160: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40159: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40157: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40156: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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