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 Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

I am very conscious of that, and it went through my mind when I made the offer. There is some legitimacy to the argument that it will be difficult to come back fr...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

I made a genuine offer to try to recognise Parliament’s interest in the issue, but it is an exception, because the existing arrangement for appointments to other ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

No, I have not. I see the existing arrangement, in which you, convener, are on the interview panel, as an exception. That had to be agreed by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

Do you mean if we were to change the legislation?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

We would need legislative change to alter the existing arrangement of ministerial appointment. That begs the question of why the SPA chair should be different fro...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

The issue of people acting in temporary roles has not been raised with me. A while back, as a constituency member, I heard a bit of frustration from local communi...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

I agree. You might recall that I hosted an event to bring together all the scrutiny committee chairs to identify a range of measures that could be put in place to...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

You have had evidence from Iain Livingstone in the past couple of weeks indicating his determination to take forward a range of measures and acknowledging that is...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

Those are operational matters for Police Scotland, as you will recognise.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Michael Matheson

Which steps are you referring to?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08035.2: Roll out of Universal Credit (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 23, Against: 75 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-08035.4: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08035.1: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08035.3: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08035: Roll out of Universal Credit (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-07774: Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2017
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-07750.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-07750.1: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-07750.3: Finance (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 58 Abstain: 60
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-07750.2: Finance (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 59 Abstain: 60
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AbstainDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
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 >>
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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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