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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Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

That did not answer my question, but I will leave that with you, Mr Dailly. 10:45  



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I have a last question out of curiosity. In your submission, you said that you would scrap universal credit as it does not work, but you also said that it does no...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Hmm.



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

It is about level of need. In my example, everyone might have the same need for transport, but the level of need is different for someone who lives miles from any...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

My point was about need, rather than cost. I was talking about ensuring that people get what they need, rather than everyone getting it regardless of where they a...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I want to pick up on the point about national conformity and everyone getting the same entitlement. I was thinking about what ha...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I gave evidence to the Finance Committee a long time ago and afterwards did not see the changes that I thought I had clearly evidenced would make a difference. It...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Was that at primary school?



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

That takes me nicely on to my next question. You mentioned that one of the complex issues is affordability. We would probably all like to give people everything a...



Social Security Committee 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

So it is two years’ annual running costs, which is way above the charity’s requirements.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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AgainstCarried
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
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12483: Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 94, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-12789: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12791: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12790: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12756: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12614: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12608: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12520: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12466: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12462: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12420: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17209: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17208: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17207: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17185: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17113: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02228: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17055: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17054: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17038: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02409: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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