Michelle Ballantyne MSP

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Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Is the design of the system such that the individual should not need someone to do it for them? Potentially, people will be able to do it themselves and will not need direct support.<...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

It is just a tiny one, on the back of the concern that I raised earlier about accessibility. Obviously, the regulations are very much set out in legal form, but I am looking for a bit of rea...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I could not find anything in the regulations that reassured me about the expectations around the creation of the tribunals. Will that be encapsulated in the charter? Can we have some reassur...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

On the point about how tribunals are delivered, I have had conversations with my local citizens advice bureau about concerns that tribunals in rural areas quite often do not happen. I wonder...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

The situation with the passporting benefit is quite clear. If someone is on such a benefit, they are entitled to the pregnancy and baby grant. When I first read the provision, it seemed to b...



Social Security Committee 04 October 2018 [Draft] : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

I want to take us on to a slightly different issue. Schedule 2 of the regulations is on the pregnancy and baby grant, and paragraph 4(1) of part 1 of schedule 2, which is on the residence re...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I agree that there has been a cut in the actual spend in the budget, but does the cabinet secretary accept that there has been a 1 percentage point increase in sp...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

We need to sort that.



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I do not dispute that. There is no doubt that there have been winners and losers as a result of the welfare reform process. Everybody is monitoring that and looki...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I was just about to say that I was very grateful that the Presiding Officer gave me permission to be late, because I wanted to participate in the debate.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14203: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14119: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14118: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14071: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14072: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14070: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13985: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13986: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13988: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13989: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19368: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19369: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19370: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19367: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19366: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19200: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19184: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19135: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18912: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18864: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

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