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 14 December 2017 [Draft] : 14 December 2017


Michael Matheson

The member might misunderstand. The approach of the Scottish Prison Service in meeting the needs of older prisoners within the prison estate is being taken forwar...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 December 2017 [Draft] : 14 December 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

The Scottish Prison Service has been actively considering its approach to population management, and older people are one of the population groups that are being ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 December 2017 [Draft] : 14 December 2017


Michael Matheson

As the member might be aware, Sacro is one of the organisations on the restorative justice forum that helped to draft the guidance that we issued in October.

Meeting of the Parliament 14 December 2017 [Draft] : 14 December 2017


Michael Matheson

I do. It is extremely important that the victim and the person who has caused harm participate in the programme on a voluntary basis. That is a key driver of the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 December 2017 [Draft] : 14 December 2017


Michael Matheson

I agree that, in the right circumstances, restorative justice can be an effective tool. We are doing some work with Community Justice Scotland to identify where i...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 December 2017 [Draft] : 14 December 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

Following the publication of “Guidance for the Delivery of Restorative Justice in Scotland” on 13 October 2017, we will consult on an order under section 5(2) of ...



Justice Committee 12 December 2017 [Draft] : 12 December 2017


Michael Matheson

I thank members for considering the important issue of how people who are at risk of domestic abuse can be better protected. I understand that amendment 38 is dir...



Justice Committee 12 December 2017 [Draft] : 12 December 2017


Michael Matheson

Amendment 26 places a duty on the Scottish ministers to promote public awareness of the new offence of domestic abuse. I repeat what I told the Justice Committee ...



Justice Committee 12 December 2017 [Draft] : 12 December 2017


Michael Matheson

As I understand it, amendment 13 is intended to address concerns about the need to ensure that effective support and assistance is in place to help victims of dom...



Justice Committee 12 December 2017 [Draft] : 12 December 2017


Michael Matheson

I do not know whether the trade unions are directly involved with the programme board process, but I can check that with Police Scotland and come back to you on t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09128: Writers to the Signet Dependants’ Annuity Fund Amendment (Scotland) Bill (Alison Harris)
Meeting Date: 14/12/2017
Result - For: 105, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09513.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09513: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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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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Motion S5M-09393: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09378.4: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08838: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08837: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08386: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07905: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06031: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05624: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05625: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05286: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 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 >>
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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 >>
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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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