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 06 December 2016 Business until 14:55 : 06 December 2016


Michael Matheson

I am happy to do so, if members would find that useful, because publishing the report would allow members to get a full update on where Police Scotland is on taking forward the 30 recommenda...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2016 Business until 14:55 : 06 December 2016


Michael Matheson

As members may be aware, the assurance review took place as a result of the direction that I gave to HMICS. The 30 recommendations that were published last Novemb...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2016 Business until 14:55 : 06 December 2016


Michael Matheson

First, I am not sure whether the member is suggesting that we retain the old model, in which we had 18 call centres that did not have IT systems that could co-operate with one another and we...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2016 Business until 14:55 : 06 December 2016


Michael Matheson

It is worth recording in the Parliament that the public body in Scotland that deals with more freedom of information requests than any other part of the public se...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2016 Business until 14:55 : 06 December 2016


Michael Matheson

The member needs to recognise that, when Police Scotland was established, there were 18 call centres across the country, many of which had information technology ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2016 Business until 14:55 : 06 December 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

Police Scotland continues to take action to strengthen its approach to call handling. The decision to systematically record notable incidents is a direct response...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2016 : 24 November 2016


Michael Matheson

I agree with ACC Cowie on that. He is leading the estates review for Police Scotland, which is very clear that the review is not about removing police officers from local communities, but is...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2016 : 24 November 2016


Michael Matheson

Richard Leonard should engage with Police Scotland on that matter. If he does so, he will find that there has been no decision made on any of the police stations ...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2016 : 24 November 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

The Scottish crime and justice survey suggests that the majority of people feel that the police are doing a good or excellent job in their local area. The Police Scotland estate strategy, wh...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2016 [Draft] : 16 November 2016


Michael Matheson

Providing halting sites for Traveller communities and Gypsy communities is hardly a waste of public resources. I am appalled at the member’s views on that matter....

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02919.1: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02919.4: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 97 Abstain: 18
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S5M-02919: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02835: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-01517: 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 >>
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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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