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 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

While the minister is talking about skills, will he join me in congratulating the RAF on the work that it does with young people? We have the biggest air cadet organisation in the world. I w...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

Has the Government done any assessment of the impact of increased parental leave on small to medium-sized enterprises? Those are obviously the areas of business t...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I am really troubled by the petition, and I am keen for us to progress or endeavour to progress down a route that makes real change. The underpinning problem is that, when young people seek ...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

If we are going to take views from companies such as Stena Line and P&O, I think that it would be good to do that in a formal evidence session. Maybe we could include the Scottish Ambula...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I find this slightly frustrating. When we visited the area, we had a look at the route and talked to people, including the shipping lines, and it is quite clear that there is a major issue. ...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

I am trying to stand in the petitioner’s shoes and ask what I would be thinking if I was listening to this. The petitioner is very specific. She is looking for the development and provision ...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

That is why I said that I hope it is just a mistake and it has just not been properly thought through.



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

To be honest, it feels as though the Government made a mistake when it looked at how that funding would be distributed. I hope that it is just a mistake, because the petitioner has quite cle...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Yes. The issues are all interconnected. If there is a problem with out-of-hours services and if what has been put in place as part of the redesign is not going to work, the health board is g...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Michelle Ballantyne

Like my colleagues, I am concerned that, if it had all been fine, there would have been a better relationship and a better conversation. I am concerned that the approach on both sides has be...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11749: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11762: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11751: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11719: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11720: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11688: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11689: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11687: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11653: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11655: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-16045: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16044: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16041: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16043: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16042: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16032: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16030: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16028: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16027: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16026: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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