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

Michael is a member of the following Committees:

Michael is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

I cannot comment on a particular disposal that was made by a court, including the appeal court, for obvious reasons.



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

Amendments 27 and 37 seek to provide the Scottish ministers with a power to require a sheriff principal to designate one or more courts in their sheriffdom as a specialist domestic abuse cou...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

I believe that that will be the case, because of the requirement at the time of sentencing for the court to consider an NHO and to state in open court the reasons...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

I am aware that Linda Fabiani has a long-standing interest in protection for victims of domestic abuse, which she has raised with me over an extended period of time. No one doubts her determ...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

Amendments 14 to 16, 19, 21 and 24, in the name of Mairi Gougeon, are important amendments that will improve the protections tha...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

That is why we have given the court the scope to determine, on the basis of what has been presented, whether there are any exceptional circumstances. ...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

Amendments 10 and 11 are important additions to the protections that the bill offers victims of domestic abuse. They are consistent with the approach that is take...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

I am grateful for members’ comments. On the points that Liam McArthur made, we have set amendment 6 out in that way because it deals with the aggravation rather than the offence. The offence...



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

So—



Justice Committee 21 November 2017 [Draft] : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

That is correct.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-03924: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03909: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 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 >>
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 >>
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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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