Michelle Ballantyne MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Michelle is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

There is also the disconnect that many GPs feel now in that when they are seeing a patient, trying to look at them holistically is now much more difficult than it...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

We need to hear from GPs about their experience of what we hear from both sides about a gulf in the evidence. We need to reflect...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Could you comment on whether you accept the following statements that were given to us in evidence? The first statement is:



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Are there any options for managing withdrawal or recommendations about what should be done? If the recommendation is that people should be on those drugs for long...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

We have heard it suggested that tests such as quantitative electroencephalographs or SPECT—single-photon emission computed tomography—



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

What does the mental health strategy say about the physical wellbeing of people with mental health disorders who are put on antidepressants? Was any consideration given to the link to people...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

If I understand you correctly, you are suggesting that non-pharmacological options should be combined with prescribing and that you do not see the strategy moving...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

How does the strategy relate to the delivery of the national performance framework and the mental wellbeing indicators? What we have heard so far has sent me into a bit of mental confusion. ...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

There is also an issue about informed consent. It is not possible to give informed consent without knowing all the potential consequences and side effects. In my ...



Public Petitions Committee 18 January 2018 [Draft] : 18 January 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

The issue is not necessarily about the young person’s family knowing; it is about there being a responsible person who they can talk to and who can oversee and be...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09927.1: Building a Connected Scotland: Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness Together (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09888.1: Protecting Public Services (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-09888.4: Protecting Public Services (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-09888.3: Protecting Public Services (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-09888.2: Protecting Public Services (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 61 Abstain: 35
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-09888: Protecting Public Services (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-09887.3: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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AbstainCarried
S5M-09887.1: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-09887.2: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-09887: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-09992: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09987: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09964: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09963: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09895: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09896: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09897: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09873: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09874: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09798: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-13942: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13941: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13932: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13931: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13891: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13889: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13890: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13867: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13866: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13837: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2018 Show Full Question >>

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