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 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

It is highly unlikely. In addition, the UK Government has expressed publicly its position on the matter. We are being cautious purely because we have not seen the...



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

Yes. It is about the recommendation on the advisory role of the panel.



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

No. The issue is just to do with the technology advisory panel.

Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

We have seen the drafting instructions to parliamentary counsel on the amendment that the UK Government intends to table, but we have not seen the finalised amendment.



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

It is worth keeping in mind that the process also has oversight from the investigatory powers commissioner, who will be able to come in and inspect matters. The c...



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

We have an on-call system.



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

It depends on the type of warrant that has been applied for. Let us say that Police Scotland were to apply for an interception warrant, which requires to come to ...



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

That leads into the concerns that we have around some aspects of the bill’s powers and how they may operate. Scottish ministers will deal with the aspects regardi...



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

We will come back to you on that specific point. Your second point was...



Justice Committee 27 September 2016 [Draft] : 27 September 2016


Michael Matheson

On the first point, I bow to your IT knowledge, which is greater than mine and, I suspect, greater even than Graeme Waugh’s. I understand the point that you make ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01703.1: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01703.3: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Daniel Johnson)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 32, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01703.2: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01703: The Expansion of Early Learning and Childcare Provision (Mark McDonald)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01677.1: Protect Local NHS Services (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-01677: Protect Local NHS Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 28/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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AbstainCarried
S5M-01669.2: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01669.1: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01669: Securing the Interests of Scotland’s Rural Economy Following the EU Referendum (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 27/09/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 35 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S5M-01523: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01516: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01434: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15994: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15761: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/02/2016 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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