Michelle Ballantyne MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 28 June 2018 : 28 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

Given the announcements that were made yesterday, in which it was acknowledged that looked-after young people are disproportionately more likely to become homeles...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 [Draft] : 27 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

This is the question. Those organisations have expressed concerns about how recommendation 3 will be delivered financially and in terms of housing stock. Does the minister have any costings ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 [Draft] : 27 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

The minister said in his statement that he accepts in principle all the recommendations and will take forward any that are in his power. On recommendation 3, alth...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

The Age Scotland submission raises concerns about mixed-age couples. Will you comment on that?



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Is there any way that that could be built in so that it is clear at the time of application?



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Benefits are already means tested.



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I want to visit the application process for the funeral grant. From your submissions, there seems to be an argument that if someone is on qualifying benefits and ...



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Therefore, there is a process problem. Thank you.



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

What is the time lag? Time seems to be key in this process. How long do people have? What turnaround do we need in the system to ensure that such difficulties do not occur?



Social Security Committee 21 June 2018 : 21 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

In the past, the term “pauper’s funeral” was used.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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AbstainCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-13463: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13462: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13428: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13410: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13409: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13408: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13391: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13390: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13357: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13359: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18208: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18200: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18036: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18037: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18005: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18006: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18004: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17985: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17986: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17973: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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